Melania Trump Goes Gardening in 5-Inch Heels That Got Deep Into the Dirt at White House

With a shovel in her hands and Christian Louboutin stilettos on her feet, Melania Trump earned sweat some equity today planting a sapling from the Eisenhower Oak tree on the White House South lawn.

“I had the honor to contribute to the beautiful and historic @WhiteHouse grounds today by planting a sapling from the Eisenhower Oak,” she told her fans on Instagram. “Thank you to @WhiteHouseHstry for organizing the #PresidentialSites and to the previous first family descendants who joined us today.”

Leave it to our first lady to do the work in style. For the occasion, she had on an outfit most people would deem not sensible, but President Donald Trump’s wife is not one to make concessions for fashion (she famously rocked stilettos on her way to tour hurricane disaster zones last year).

Melania Trump, Richard Emory Gatchell Jr., Mary Jean Eisenhower. From left, President James Monroe's fifth generation grandson Richard Emory Gatchell, Jr., first lady Melania Trump, and President Dwight Eisenhower's granddaughter Mary Jean Eisenhower, participate in a presidential tree planting ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington. The sapling was grown from the Eisenhower Oak and replaces a tree which blew down during a windstorm earlier this year. Additionally, this year marks the 200th anniversary of President Monroe's family moving back into the White House after the British set fire to it during the War of 1812First Lady Tree Planting, Washington, USA - 27 Aug 2018
Melania Trump (center), Richard Emory Gatchell Jr., and Mary Jean Eisenhower.
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She worked alongside Richard Emory Gatchell Jr., President James Monroe’s fifth generation grandson, in loafers, and President Dwight Eisenhower’s granddaughter Mary Jean Eisenhower, wearing flats.

Melania had on a Valentino resort ’17 skirt and pink shirt with matching Louboutins that were deep into the dirt. The French designer’s So Kate pumps have a nearly 5-inch stiletto heel and pointy profile.

Melania Trump, Richard Emory Gatchell Jr., Mary Jean Eisenhower. From left, President James Monroe's fifth generation grandson Richard Emory Gatchell, Jr., first lady Melania Trump, and President Dwight Eisenhower's granddaughter Mary Jean Eisenhower, participate in a presidential tree planting ceremony on the South Lawn of the White House, in Washington. The sapling was grown from the Eisenhower Oak and replaces a tree which blew down during a windstorm earlier this year. Additionally, this year marks the 200th anniversary of President Monroe's family moving back into the White House after the British set fire to it during the War of 1812First Lady Tree Planting, Washington, USA - 27 Aug 2018
Melania Trump (center), Richard Emory Gatchell Jr., and Mary Jean Eisenhower.
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First lady Melania Trump stands on the Colonnade of the White HouseKenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta visit to Washington DC, USA - 27 Aug 2018
Melania Trump wears a Valentino skirt with Christian Louboutin’s So Kate pumps.
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Prior to gardening, Melania and the commander-in-chief welcomed Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta and first lady Margaret Kenyatta.

The former model discussed her anti-bullying campaign with her counterpart and expressed her gratitude on her social media page. “It was a pleasure having @FirstLadyKenya at the @WhiteHouse today. I enjoyed learning about @BeyondZeroKenya & discussing our shared concerns for the well-being of children. #BeBest”

US President Donald J. Trump (2-L) and First Lady Melania Trump (2-R) greet Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (L) and First Lady Margaret Kenyatta (R), as they arrive at the South Portico of the White House in Washington, DC, USA, 27 August 2018.Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta visits Washington, USA - 27 Aug 2018
L-R: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, first lady Margaret Kenyatta.
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