The first lady wasnt at the substantiates, but she chose to wear Calvin Klein a label beloved by the liberal society during NYFW. But even if she wasnt making a political declaration, slew of decorators were
The most head-scratching moment of New York fashion week was not part of government officials schedule. It happened more than 200 miles away from the catwalks, in fact, in Washington DC, when Melania Trump disembarked from Marine One on Sunday wearing a crimson Calvin Klein shirt with beige epaulettes and a crisply pointed collar.
This was a strange occurrence, for anyone who knows their style cites, because Trump’s shirt was recognisably part of Belgian designer Raf Simons‘s first accumulation for Calvin Klein. Simons is the sort of brainy, arty designer beloved by the” liberal elite” that the president declares to detest. His take on the US megabrand has mined the tropes of Americana– prairie quilts, cowboy boot, the star-spangled flag- in what has been interpreted by pundits as his efforts to reclaim the American nightmare from the political right.
Trump probably wasn’t trying to make a complex political declaration when she wore the $695( PS524) crest. She maybe chose it because its tan items coordinated with her large-scale beige Hermes Birkin handbag, but that doesn’t move her be adopted by Simons’s take on Americana feel any less meta. The envisions also stress the facts of the case that- although the fashion industry is proudly run by liberals and immigrants- a designer’s personal paragons may not be echoed by those who can actually afford to buy the merchandise.
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