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Melania Trump ‘Trolls’ India By Wearing Pakistani Colors

Intentional or not, that symbolism was not lost on many!

Melania Trump is known to make fashion statements with her polished looks. That’s exactly what she did on her visit to India. Yet all we could notice is that Melania Trump is wearing white and green.

Now why do these colors seem familiar hmmm?

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FLOTUS in India – Image Source: AFP

President of the United States, Donald Trump is visiting India and he’s accompanied by the First Lady of the US, Melania Trump. Melania is known to be a sharp dresser and is rarely caught in the midst of a wardrobe malfunction.


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Yet what FLOTUS wore to her first visit to India looked perfect for 23rd March( which is Pakistan Day).

Melania was dressed in a white jumpsuit with full sleeves and a ban color by designer Herve Pierre. Around her waist, she was wearing a green banarsi sash (traditional Indian fabric made with silk and gold/silver threads).

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Melania Trump in India – Image Source: AFP

Twitterati pointed out the colors and sparked off a debate.

One Indian man tried to play around the colors calling it a martial artist’s green belt.

There were even jokes about President Trump’s face donned the Indian flag’s ‘kesari’ orange.

Are we reading into this a bit too much?

 

Maybe just laud her fashion choices.


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Fashion statement

To cut all the conspiracies short the banarsi sash was actually supposed to be a tribute to India. According to the designer Herve Pierre;

“The sash was cut in an early XX century Indian textile documents I found in Paris through very good friends who are collectors,”

So even the designer might not have realized that banarsi sash is a throwback to pre-partition India.

What do you think of Melania Trump’s fashion choices? Let us know in the comments below!

Written by Ummara Sheraz

Entertainment & culture writer at ProPakistani/Lens. Occasionally dabbles in other news.

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