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Melania Trump Is Reportedly ‘Miserable’ in Her Role As First Lady

A few weeks ago, a clip of President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump interacting on Inauguration Day made the rounds, suggesting that there may be icy relations between the two. Now, a new report in Us Weekly gives additional insight into what may be going on behind the scenes: Melania is apparently “miserable” in her role as First Lady.

Citing a Trump “family source” — as well as family friend and stylist Phillip Bloch — the report claims Melania is “unhappy” with the added pressures and scrutiny that come along with her new life in the political spotlight.… Read More


Reem Acra designer is proud of dressing Melania Trump

NY Post

For months, designers like Tom Ford and Marc Jacobs have vowed they’d never let their frocks grace Melania Trump (at east not for free — FLOTUS is an avid Net-A-Porter shopper). But Reem Acra didn’t play politics when it came to designing Melania’s stunning gold- embroidered inauguration gown.

“I cannot tell you what this does for me as a person, that I have achieved dressing the first lady,” Acra tells Threads. “It’s a huge deal.”

When the president’s ex-wife Marla Maples and daughter Tiffany Trump approached celeb stylist Phillip Bloch to consult on inaugural wear, he reached out… Read More


Tiffany Trump Hits New York Fashion Week to Support Designer Taoray Wang

Tiffany Trump stepped out for New York Fashion Week on Saturday morning to support Chinese designer Taoray Wang, who created her white coat and matching dress for Inauguration Day.

“I think Tao’s aesthetic is just unparalleled. She puts so much effort into the slightest detail,” the daughter of Donald Trump and Marla Maples told The Hollywood Reporter. She was accompanied by her mom and boyfriend Ross Mechanic at the runway show.

“Her aesthetic is unparalleled,” Tiffany Trump says of designer @TaorayWang at #NYFW (and yes, she steered clear of politics) pic.twitter.com/PFBKdMG9Ej

- @Booth (@Booth) February 11, 2017

When coming up… Read More


Fashion police” attack President Trump’s tie

(CNN) – The new President is getting a red flag for his red ties from some in the fashion industry.

When Jon Stewart came out flinging his endless red tie, you didn’t have to be a fashionista to know who he was mocking. “Super long tie and dead animal on head. Boom!”

Even on dress-your-best inaugural day, there was no tie when it came to whose tie was longer. However, when the wind blew, there it was, tape, the second time Donald Trump had been caught with his tape showing, inspiring tweets like “ran over to Macy’s to pick up… Read More


Tiffany Trump’s inauguration look got some help from an LI native

Fashion took center stage at the inaugural festivities as Melania and Ivanka Trump opted for glamorous wardrobes designed predominantly by East Coast fashion royals — Oscar de la Renta, Ralph Lauren, Carolina Herrera among them. But Tiffany Trump, 23, the president’s daughter from his marriage to Marla Maples, went in a distinctly different direction — to the West Coast.

That’s where Trump discovered Iranian-American Simin Taghdiri of Simin Couture who designed her dress — a flattering pink and silver strapless mermaid gown that was dappled in rhinestones. She got guidance from celebrity stylist Phillip Bloch, who hails from Seaford. Bloch… Read More