Melania Trump's attire – which Twitter called a karate outfit – has an Indian vintage element
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Melania Trump’s white jumpsuit featured a belt made out of ancient Indian textile.
- The dress is from the couture house – Atelier Caito from Herve Pierre.
- The design house said on Instagram that they sourced it in Paris from their collector friends.
The design house said on Instagram that they sourced it in Paris from their collector friends. “We used the border which was the most Interesting piece,” they wrote.
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Arriving in India, the First Lady #flotus is wearing a white jumpsuit from @atelier_caito_for_herve_pierre in crème crêpe . The sash was cut in an early XX century Indian textile documents I found in Paris through very good friends who are collectors. @herve_pierre_creative_director . The sash is made out of green silk and gold metallic thread . We used the border which was the most Interesting piece we could use as it was a vintage piece .
Atelier Caito from Herve Pierre is run by designers Nicolas Caito and Hervé Pierre, who have earlier also designed for the First Lady. She wore the dress for her first appearance in India while she attended the Namaste Trump event at Motera in Gujarat. The Trumps also made a pit stop at Sabarmati Ashram on the way, where they tried their hand at the Charkha.
She is here on an official visit for 36-hours along with
TIL: Melania Trump has a green belt in karate. https://t.co/F7fpctCUfX— charukesi (@charukesi) 1582535958000
Melania came in her karate clothes https://t.co/kQTA8H7Uxz— Veena Venugopal (@veenavenugopal) 1582527327000
While boarding the flight, Melania had worn a different outfit with flat shoes – Roger Vivier's Belle Vivier that cost a reported ₹65,000.
Melania Trump was a former fashion model who had modelled for various magazine covers including InStyle. Her sartorial choices often make news mostly for her showstopping looks. In fact, a few experts also compare her style to that of John F Kennedy’s wife Jaqueline Kennedy for her high neck blouses and her love for white coloured dresses and pantsuits.
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