Melania Trump is headed to Houston. The First Lady joined her husband, President Donald Trump, on a trip to Texas to survey the response to Hurricane Harvey, which made landfall late last week as a Category 4 storm, hitting the region with devastating rain and flooding.
Melania departed the White House on Tuesday in a Top Gun-esque ensemble of an olive green bomber jacket, black top, and matching cigarette pants—topped off with oversize aviator sunglasses. However, the accessory that had Twitter talking? Her pair of black Manolo Blahnik stiletto heels ($595; nordstrom.com).
Twitter users pointed out that Melania’s choice of footwear seemed impractical for a visit to a region experiencing unprecedented levels of flooding.
But Trump’s spokesperson quickly set the record straight, telling the Washington Examiner that she has a different pair of shoes that she would change into on the plane before touching down in Texas.
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Indeed, when FLOTUS stepped onto the tarmac in Corpus Christi, Texas, she had changed into a crisp white button-up shirt, Adidas Stan Smith sneakers ($75; nordstrom.com), and a baseball cap.
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