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#FLOTUSFriday We Do Patriotism Right
MOTUS A.D. ^ | 7-6-18 | MOTUS

Posted on 07/06/2018 5:08:28 AM PDT by NOBO2012

#FLOTUSFriday, and this week’s sighting was exceptional: red, white and blue, worn right.

TRUMP PICNIC

Or, as InStyle put it: “First Lady Melania Trump opted for a Fourth of July outfit that was dripping in patriotic symbolism.” [annotation mine]

While attending a picnic for military families at the White House, Melania stepped out in a blue and white gingham floor-length dress which she cinched at the waist with a bold, fire-engine red bow belt. The high-slit, which was only visible when the First Lady descended the stairs, gave us a peek at color-coordinated cherry pumps. The look—by Melania's favorite American designer, Ralph Lauren—is about as patriotic as you can get, save for literally wearing the American flag and accessorizing with a Bald Eagle. [and we all know the only time the Left wraps itelf in the American flag is to demand we respect the rights they would deny to those who disagree with them].

antifa flag burning2Or to burn itThough gingham print has European origins [see? we’re all immigrants!], it has widely been associated with mid-century Americana—think Norman Rockwell images of the '50s, perhaps a picture-perfect family gathered on red-and-white checkered picnic blanket. Even the style of the shirt dress—with its tall collar and traditional fit-and-flare silhouette—seems like a nod to something old, something classic. Something of idyllic America.

We aren't surprised to see the First Lady in Ralph Lauren, either…The designer has long been synonymous with an "All-American" look, however, like the Trumps' style—which worships the old guard and wealth—Lauren's yacht-chic aesthetic has been called "exasperatingly hollow" by some critics in recent seasons.[you know, after he continued to dress FLOTUS despite demands from the smug establishment “creatives” that all self-respecting designers refuse to do so].

"[Lauren]'s goal has always been to exploit a particularly American notion of exceptionalism, aspiration and success—the kind of success that begets wealth," [need I point out this is a bad thing according to our betters?] wrote critic Robin Givhan of the designer's spring 2018 collection…She added that this "glossy" look of Lauren's collection was both "ill-timed" and suspicious in this particular political and social climate. "It leaves one feeling unsettled. It leaves one asking: What fresh lie is this?"

It leaves me asking “what is wrong with you people?” Only our political, spiritual and cultural betters could make patriotic symbolism seem like a bad thing.

Posted from: MOTUS A.D.



TOPICS: Humor; Politics
KEYWORDS: melania; melaniatrump; ralphlauren; robingivhan; trump

1 posted on 07/06/2018 5:08:28 AM PDT by NOBO2012
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To: NOBO2012

MELANIA looks like FIRST LADY Liberty.


2 posted on 07/06/2018 5:22:29 AM PDT by stars & stripes forever (Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord. Psalm( 32:12)
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To: NOBO2012

Melania has class! God bless her.


3 posted on 07/06/2018 5:24:08 AM PDT by heterosupremacist (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God. - (Thomas Jefferson)
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To: KC_Lion

Ping!


4 posted on 07/06/2018 5:26:13 AM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: heterosupremacist

Amen!!


5 posted on 07/06/2018 5:27:05 AM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: NOBO2012

She is exquisite!

If possible, she is even more beautiful and he is looking younger!


6 posted on 07/06/2018 6:03:47 AM PDT by Guenevere
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To: Jane Long; NOBO2012; hoosiermama; Salvation; Right_in_Virginia; reformedliberal; HopeandGlory; ...
Thank You for the Ping Jane Long!

To the First Lady's List.

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7 posted on 07/06/2018 6:25:19 AM PDT by KC_Lion (If you want on First Lady Melania's, Ivanka Trump's or Sarah Palin's Ping Lists, just let me know.)
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To: KC_Lion

Only our beautiful FLOTUS can pull off wearing a flowing gingham checked, long dress!

She is our Lady Liberty!


8 posted on 07/06/2018 6:28:53 AM PDT by Jane Long (Praise God, from whom ALL blessings flow.)
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To: KC_Lion; Liz

That’s just beautiful, KC. I can’t believe people were criticizing this gorgeous dress yesterday - just look at the lines and look at the way Melania and her helpers (if she has any) tied the belt and arranged the bustline. A wonderful mix of elegance and simplicity.


9 posted on 07/06/2018 6:32:14 AM PDT by miss marmelstein
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To: NOBO2012

Best FLOTUS EVER!
Melania has now edged out my former favorite Dolly Madison.


10 posted on 07/06/2018 6:49:45 AM PDT by oldvirginian (Horsepower=how hard you hit the wall, torque=how far you take the wall with you.-RIP John Winters)
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To: oldvirginian
Melania has now edged out my former favorite Dolly Madison.

Sorry, but Melania is going to have to start selling her brand of snack cakes before I'll give up Dolly Madison ...


11 posted on 07/06/2018 6:54:04 AM PDT by BlueLancer (Antifa and Social Justice Warriors (SJWs) = SturmAbteilung)
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To: BlueLancer

“Sorry, but Melania is going to have to start selling her brand of snack cakes before I’ll give up Dolly Madison ...”

I’ll take Melania and Little Debbie snacks, cause Little Debbie has a treat for me.


12 posted on 07/06/2018 7:36:40 AM PDT by oldvirginian (Horsepower=how hard you hit the wall, torque=how far you take the wall with you.-RIP John Winters)
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To: stars & stripes forever

I bet you miss Moochelle. :) :) :)


13 posted on 07/06/2018 10:07:44 AM PDT by 353FMG
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To: KC_Lion

I just love these threads!


14 posted on 07/06/2018 3:43:49 PM PDT by jocon307
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