Melania Trump Chose a Very Sparkly Outfit for the President's Address

A very unexpected choice for the event.

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While First Lady Melania Trump has largely stayed out of the spotlight since her husband's inauguration last month, her choice of outfit during President Donald Trump's first address to a joint session of Congress on Tuesday evening definitely made her stand out from the crowd.

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Opting for a sparkly skirt suit by Michael Kors, the first lady received a standing ovation when she descended the stairs into the gallery at the Capitol Building. Many were quick to note that Trump's outfit was surprisingly flashy for the occasion: According to The Hollywood Reporter, the belted blazer and matching skirt came from Michael Kors' spring 2017 collection, and cost $5,000 and $4,600 respectively.

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In contrast with her stepmother, First Daughter Ivanka Trump chose to wear a $3,000 magenta sheath dress by Roland Mouret, featuring an asymmetrical neckline, "handkerchief peplum," and exposed gold zipper on the back. She shared a photo of the ensemble to Instagram prior to the start of her father's speech.

Getting ready to leave The White House with @realdonaldtrump as he prepares to address Congress #JointSession

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From: Cosmopolitan
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