Melania Trump Hands Out Candy to Trick-or-Treaters in a ‘Clueless’-Inspired Outfit

Contrary to its sunny nature, yellow isn’t just for the spring — and the first lady is here to prove it.

At last night’s trick-or-treating event at the White House, Melania Trump eschewed a traditional Halloween costume and instead stepped out in fall’s trendiest color, throwing on a checked brushed-wool coat by Bottega Veneta that not only offered a sophisticated take on the cheery hue but felt reminiscent of Cher Horowitz’s iconic yellow plaid set in “Clueless.”

President Donald Trump and Melania Trump
President Donald Trump and Melania Trump.
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The boxy yet tailored piece hails from the Italian luxury label’s pre-fall ’18 collection and provides a preppy-chic look through a neat collar combined with a sharply pleated back. Trump paired the single-breasted style with classic black pumps that elongated her legs with their pointed toe and sleek stiletto heel.

United States President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump welcome trick or treaters to the White House for Halloween festivities,, in Washington, DC.Donald Trump and Melania Trump welcome children for Halloween at the White House, London, UK - 28 Oct 2018
The Trumps welcome trick-or-treaters to the White House for Halloween festivities in Washington, D.C.
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Trump’s ’60s-inspired mod outfit served as a contrast to that of her husband, President Donald Trump. The commander-in-chief opted for a dark navy knee-length coat over a crisp white shirt, loose-fitting pants and a mint green tie.

Together, the Trumps welcomed young trick-or-treaters at the residence, which was decked out in decorations that included an orange carpet, jack-o’-lanterns, pumpkins and a fog machine. The children, mostly locals who came from military families, received boxes of Hershey’s chocolate bars and Twizzlers sticks designed with the presidential seal.

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