Skip to comments.Dressing Melania: Alice Roi Talks About Designing to Suit the First Lady's Classic Style
Posted on 04/21/2017 6:04:28 AM PDT by simpson96
"There is nothing sarcastic about her style, nothing experimental. It is very true and solid," says the New York-based designer, who has known the current first lady for 11 years.
You can count Alice Roi among Melania Trumps trusted circle of New York friends. The 40-year-old fashion designer has known the current first lady for 11 years, having met through Rois husband, Marc Beckman. (snip)
The first dress Roi ever designed for Trump? A chic maternity look while she was pregnant with son Barron, who turned 11 on March 20. "We attended a few parties together, and soon after I made her a dress," Roi explains.
Fast-forward to this years inauguration, and Trump now may have Roi on speed dial. The pair have collaborated on two designs for high-profile events: the National Prayer Service on Jan. 21 and a trip on Air Force One to Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Fla., on March 17. Here, Roi shares her thoughts about crafting unique looks and the role Trump plays throughout the design process.
"She wanted something clean, dark and simple. I envisioned a very 1960s look with thick, structured wool and welted seams, almost a preppy, Love Story type of coat. We agreed that the belt should not only be a waist-defining moment, but also an opportunity to infuse a modern sleekness into the look. So we chose a navy monochromatic patent belt. When she put on the whole look, everyone in the room gasped. It was everything I wanted it to be and everything she wanted it to be. There were a million references, and yet it was completely modern. She was perfect. [It was] a moment I will never forget."
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Not sure if that was intended as a slap at the Mooch, but it fits.
She never goes out of Style.
That red coat was stunning on her..
>>That red coat was stunning on her..<<
A potato sack would be stunning on her.
Let’s face it, we have far and away the most gorgeous 1st lady or equivalent in any country ever.
I miss critiquing Mooches clothing. It was so easy. Lol
“When you say she’s looking good
She acts as if it’s understood
She’s cool, ”
- Beatles “Girl”
I would love to see her side by side with Hillary in a pant suit. Maybe even the same colour.
Better yet, put her in the same outfit as both, but between Hillary and Michelle. LOL
...and get the First Lady nose plugs.
What a pleasure it is to finally have a real First Lady!
No more embarrassing trips to foreign countries.
I believe this is Ralph Lauren (not sure).
Seriously...forget that the 2 women in the picture with the sasquatch, are thin. They are dressed elegantly.
What can be said about this???
Then of course, how can we forget, boob belts?
Better yet...let's forget boob belts.
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