France’s First Lady Greets Vladimir Putin in Soaring Heels & Sling That Matches Her Dress

There’s nothing wrong with having a style formula — and France’s first lady Brigitte Macron (née Trogneux) has her go-to look down pat: a pastel dress teamed with pointy-toe pumps.

The wife of French President Emmanuel Macron adhered to her usual look as she greeted Russian President Vladimir Putin today at the Bregancon fortress, the French president’s summer getaway located on France’s Mediterranean coast.

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Brigitte Macron gets handed a bouquet of flowers by Vladimir Putin.
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Brigitte wore a sleek powder blue Louis Vuitton dress with short sleeves and exposed zippers. For shoes, the 66-year-old went with shiny pointy-toed nude pumps. Her arm is currently in a sling, as she suffered a fall on a boat ride Friday.

Brigitte Macron, sling, arm injury, MAXPPP OUTMandatory Credit: Photo by GERARD JULIEN/POOL/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (10366360b)French first lady Brigitte Macron at the French President's summer retreat of the fort of Bregancon near the village of Bormes-les-Mimosas on France's Mediterranean coast in France, 19 August 2019. French President has invited his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin for talks days before hosting the Group of Seven (G7) summit in French Bayonn (Biarritz) from 24 to 26 August 2019.Russian President Vladimir Putin visits France, Bormes-Les-Mimosas - 19 Aug 2019
Brigitte Macron with her arm in a sling.
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The sleek stilettos were Louis Vuitton’s Eyeline style, which has been the ex-schoolteacher’s go-to for a number of years. The Eyeline has subtle gold trim and a soaring 4.5-inch heel.

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A detail shot of Brigitte Macron’s Louis Vuitton heels.
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The gold accents of the pumps were a fitting match for Brigitte’s jewelry and the zip detailing of her dress. Her sling featured subtle blue and white trim that went well with the ensemble — although it’s unclear whether this was coincidental or a conscious decision by the former educator.

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(L-R): Vladimir Putin, Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron.
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Meanwhile, both presidents were clad in dark suits with shiny black dress shoes.

A major fan of Louis Vuitton, Brigitte most often wears ensembles from the French luxury label. The first lady’s favorite shoe style for public appearances is a pointy-toe pump, a flattering silhouette that can help create the illusion of extra height. For more casual appearances, she will mix ankle boots or sneakers into her wardrobe — but she avoids T-strap sandals, which can sometimes make the wearer look shorter.

Brigitte debuted her sling on Saturday at an event marking the 75th anniversary of the Allied landings in Provence during World War II. She sported a white dress and brown ankle-strap pumps for the occasion.

MAXPPP OUTMandatory Credit: Photo by YANN COATSALIOU/POOL/EPA-EFE/Shutterstock (10364062ao)French President Emmanuel Macron (C) his wife Brigitte Macron (C-R) and Mayor of Bormes-les-Mimosas Francois Arizzi (2-L) pose with gendarmes, at the end of a ceremony marking the 75th anniversary of the Allied landings in Provence in World War II which helped liberate southern France, in Bormes-les-Mimosas, France, 17 August 2019.75th anniversary of the Allied landings in Provence, Bormes-Les-Mimosas, France - 17 Aug 2019
Brigitte Macron debuts her sling Aug. 17 in a white dress and brown pumps in Bormes-Les-Mimosas, France.
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