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On Maiden India Visit, US First Lady Melania Trump Opts for Safe White Jumpsuit

Melania Trump Joins The Long List Of US First Ladies Who Have Visited India In Last Seven Decades.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Surabhi Pandey | Updated on: 24 Feb 2020, 03:40:07 PM
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Standing tall at 5 feet 9 inches, Melania Trump looked very smart and chic. (Photo Credit: Reuters Photo)

New Delhi :

While all eyes were US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trademark bear hug as Air Force One landed at Ahmedabad airport, US First Lady Melania Trump made a subtle statement with a white jumpsuit. Accentuating it with dull green, big belt, the dress was a safe bet for the ‘FLOTUS’. Standing tall at 5 feet 9 inches, Melania Trump looked very smart and chic. Known for her sartorial choices, the US First Lady made the jumpsuit look very-much part of the power-dressing. It is still not known who was the designer of Melania Trump’s dress. There are speculations that the 49-year-old may sport a ‘desi’ look. Namaste Trump: LIVE UPDATES

Melania Trump joins the long list of US First Ladies who have visited India in last seven decades. From Jackie Kennedy to Pat Nixon to Michelle Obama, Melania Trump joins the elite league of the First Ladies visiting India. Will she sport any creation by an Indian designer? We will know in next couple of hours. White is the safest colour in terms of power dressing and diplomatic fashion. The colour symbolises peace and purity. During the high-profile visit, the optics such as these play a crucial role. IN PICS: Trump Begins India Tour 

"Arriving in India, the First Lady #flotus is wearing a white jumpsuit from @atelier_caito_for_herve_pierre in creme crepe. The sash was cut in an early XX century Indian textile documents I found in Paris through very good friends who are collectors. "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," Pierre posted on Instagram alongside the photograph of the sketch of the outfit.

After the red carpet welcome at eth Ahmedabad airport, the US President andPrime Minister Narendra Modi embarked on a 22-km-long roadshow from the Ahmedabad International Airport. Trump, who is on a two-day India visit, landed at the Airport at 11.37 am. After the roadshow, the two leaders will address a gathering at the Namaste Trump event at the Motera cricket stadium this afternoon. Modi, who reached Ahmedabad over an hour before Trump landed here, received Trump and his wife Melania upon their arrival.

Trump and Modi began their roadshow from the airport. The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has left no stone unturned to make the roadshow a memorable experience for the dignitaries as well as the people. Artistes and performers from many states were allotted a stage on the entire route to perform in their traditional attire. Around 50 stages were erected on the route, starting from the airport till Motera stadium via Indira bridge.

Authorities said over one lakh people are expected to line up along the route of the roadshow, which has been named as 'India Road Show' by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation. During the roadshow, both the leaders are scheduled to visit Sabarmati Ashram, where Mahatma Gandhi spent 13 years during India's freedom struggle. After the roadshow, both the leaders will reach the newly-built cricket stadium in Motera to address a gathering of over one lakh people at the Namaste Trump event.

(With agency inputs)

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First Published : 24 Feb 2020, 12:11:16 PM