Big guns: Fashion designer says she won’t dress Melania

Big guns: Fashion designer says she won’t dress Melania
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[Ed. – Talk about cutting off your nose to spite your face.  Do these poor people imagine that anyone sees Melania, or the rest of the Trumps, as the image-impaired parties in this scenario?  We should all have such closets to shop in.  And Melania Trump, of course, has the best reason there is to not care if she isn’t “lent” clothes by designers.]

[D]esigner Sophie Theallet has flipped the script on those ubiquitous calls to boycott, announcing that instead it is she and her brand who will be boycotting Trump and his wife, Melania, refusing to lend her any of her designs. …

And though Theallet may be the first major designer to officially make her political position known, designer sources say she’s not the only industry insider who isn’t willing to help “make America great again” with their fashions. A source tells People, “This has already been going on for months. Designers wouldn’t lend to Melania, Ivanka or Tiffany, so they either bought the items themselves or wore Ivanka’s brand.” (That might explain Ivanka’s frequent brand promotion throughout the campaign, as well as Melania’s wardrobe,which seemed to come straight from the e-commerce pages of Net-a-Porter.) The source added, “There was a lot of shopping their own closets.”

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