The First Lady Dons a ‘Cape’ to Mingle With World Leaders

First lady Melania Trump attends a meeting of spouses at the G-20 summit meeting in Germany (Photo: AP)

While the global community is still coming to terms with, dealing with, and wrapping its head around the various outcomes of this week’s G-20 summit, first lady Melania Trump seemed perfectly comfortable and classy while attending the high-profile gathering of world leaders. Harking back to an international style of years gone by, the first lady draped a red coat in cape style over her shoulders while attending a meeting for spouses of the summit attendees.

She rounded out the superhero style with a gray patterned dress and a wide red belt — not quite Superman material but rather reflecting the first lady’s signature look.

Melania Trump sporting a cape-style look, harking back to classic European styling. (Photo: AP)

While the first lady rubbed shoulders with the likes of the mayor of host city Hamburg and the wife of Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau, Sophie, the rest of the Trump family were raising eyebrows. First daughter Ivanka Trump generated her own headlines, most notably for momentarily sitting in for her father during the summit — something a few people have a problem with, it seems.


As for the first lady, her bold yet measured style is apparently receiving higher performance marks than her husband. A recent poll on Fox News found Melania receiving a 51 percent favorable score, versus a 47 percent rating for the president.

One can certainly not point to Mrs. Trump’s style as the sole reason for the favorable rating, but we’re sure her consistent approach to high-class, well-fitting, and well-designed fashion is not hurting it one bit. It’s true she has received her fair share of criticism on the campaign trail and in the first few months of the Trump administration — particularly her delayed move to the White House, which generated a high price tag in security costs back in New York City. But it appears the profile of first lady Melania Trump is on the rise.

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