Melania Trump resurfaces in a striped $1,280 dress from designer who staged Planned Parenthood runway show

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Melania Trump has been keeping a relatively low profile in the wake of Stormy Daniels’s 60 Minutes interview and the latest round of sudden White House firings. But when FLOTUS duty calls, she answers.

The first lady, who has been vacationing with son Barron in Florida for his spring break, paid a visit to Palm Beach’s St. Mary’s Medical Center to deliver Easter baskets to young patients undergoing treatment. Trump was photographed meeting with several children, whom she later praised as “brave.”


As usual, FLOTUS dressed up for the occasion. As with her recent St. Patrick’s Day leopard-print sheath dress by Brandon Maxwell, she once again opted for a young emerging designer with fashion industry caché and countless celebrity fans: Adam Lippes.


The former model wore Lippes’s asymmetric pleated striped cotton-poplin midi dress, currently available at Net-a-Porter for $1,280. She put her personal style stamp on the look by adding black heels and a black belt.

Ironically, Lippes has one of her husband’s biggest targets to thank for putting him on the map. Though his devotees also include the likes of Gwyneth Paltrow, Kelly Ripa, and Mandy Moore, it was Oprah Winfrey’s 2006 proclaiming of his adam + eve tees as one of her “favorite things” that really gave his career a boost.


And in 2017, Lippes turned his fashion presentation into a statement in support of Planned Parenthood — the same organization POTUS dubbed an “abortion factory.”

Making a statement for #AdamLippesFall2017 #nyfw #IStandwithPP

A post shared by ADAM LIPPES (@adamlippes) on Feb 13, 2017 at 1:48pm PST


Nobody tell the Donald, okay?

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