A Brief History Of Melania Trump In White Outfits

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With all of this Melania Trump trumplah trumping our news feeds, we had to find out more about her. So, when we dove deeper into who America's potential new first lady is — nay, was — we dug so deep that we arrived at Melania Knauss: model and devotee of an all-white outfit.

It would come as no surprise, then, that the aspiring Carla Bruni wore a white Roksanda Ilinčić dress (which she bought on Net-A-Porter) to the Republican National Convention last night — a bold, fashion-forward choice that felt like a break from typical potential First Lady looks. But when we looked back at her history of photographed outfits, we noticed that it's not so much a shake-up for Melania: She's always wearing white. But, as basically anyone knows, wearing all-white is quite controversial. Even Carrie Bradshaw said she'd "never be the woman with the perfect hair who can wear white and not spill on it."

The slideshow ahead is proof that, come P. Diddy's annual White Party or the red carpet at the opening of Britney Spears' restaurant Nyla in 2002, the woman's got a knack for finding what works for her and sticking to it.
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Proof strappy heels have pretty much never gone out of style.
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Wide-leg pants never hurt anybody.
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Pleats, please.
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White coats in New York City are usually a no-no, but when you can afford, like, 10 more...
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Damn, Melania. Back at it again with the white coat.
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And again with the white coat.
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Okay, so there's a touch of pink here, but how many white gowns can one own?
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Flashy, but not too flashy.
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We're noticing a trend here...
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Is that a pop of color we see?
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Another bustier, another white dress...
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Even when she's giving us corporate realness, she stays true to her color.
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Interesting choice of...belt...
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(Insert Grecian goddess compliment here.)
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Okay, now this is a look we can get behind.
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Like a great wine, these white dresses got better with time.
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You can't go wrong with a bell sleeve (even when you're about to get into some hot water...).