Trump, Melania

January 31, 2018

On the Runway: State of the Union Statements in Black and White

Advertisement It took the State of the Union to get her in a state of quasi-support. On Tuesday night Melania Trump finally appeared in public alongside […]
December 13, 2017

The Year in Stuff

Advertisement It was a year that felt like a decade: 2017 saw the arrival of a new president (and an at-the-ready resistance movement), the unsealing of […]
November 11, 2017

On the Runway: It’s Melania 2.0, as Mrs. Trump Iterates in Asia

Advertisement The clues were in the coats. Melania Trump emerged from Air Force One for the Japan leg of her husband’s Grand Tour of Asia in […]
June 8, 2017

Unbuttoned: A Primer on Power Dressing From ‘House of Cards’

Unbuttoned By VANESSA FRIEDMAN It was the black outfit in Episode 1 that made me sit up in surprise. That is to say, the black outfit […]
May 26, 2017

Critic's Notebook: Melania Trump on Display, Dressed in Ambivalence and Armor

And so we come to the end of what has been the longest and most comprehensive viewing of Melania Trump playing the role of first lady […]
April 18, 2017

On the Runway: Dressing the Part: Melania Trump at the White House Easter Egg Roll

Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY The nudge the first lady gave President Trump, apparently to remind him to put his hand over his heart for the […]
December 15, 2016

The Year in Style 2016: The Year’s Top Stories From the Fashion World

The Year in Style 2016 By VANESSA FRIEDMAN and GUY TREBAY Fashion may never quite recover from 2016. The most memorable thread of the last 12 […]
November 21, 2016

On the Runway: Fashion Begins to Speak Out Against President-Elect Donald Trump

Vanessa Friedman ON THE RUNWAY American fashion is emerging from its shellshocked postelection state, and is beginning to wrestle with how it is going to handle […]
November 12, 2016

Unbuttoned: Is Fashion’s Love Affair With Washington Over?

Unbuttoned By VANESSA FRIEDMAN On Wednesday, when Hillary Clinton stood in the New Yorker Hotel for her farewell speech, she did so in one of her […]
August 31, 2016

When Donald Met Melania, Paolo Was There

A couple of weekends ago, Paolo Zampolli received a text message from Melania Trump, the wife of the Republican candidate for president, urging him to give […]