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Social media ridicules First Lady Melania Trump’s $ 2,400 Alexander McQueen dress

“Anyone want to take the edge off him?” Social media mocks Melania’s unusual $ 2,400 Alexander McQueen getting out at the Mount Rushmore event

  • Social media users poked fun at First Lady Melania Trump over her designer dress on Friday
  • Melania accompanied President Trump to a Fourth of July event at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota on Friday
  • People stated that Melania’s dress, a white ivory-colored fabric with black sketches, looked like Trump drew on it
  • Alexander McQueen designed the dress for his Spring 2020 collection and enlisted the help of English design students in London

All eyes were on Melania Trump when she joined her husband at Mount Rushmore on July 4 – but perhaps not for the reasons she had hoped.

As President Trump took to the stage in South Dakota to deliver a rally speech to the 7,500 attendees for Independence Day, Twitter users focused on the First Lady’s eye-catching Lady McQueen dress.

Several people stated on Twitter that the $ 2,485 Alexander McQueen looked like Trump was scribbling the fabric with a marker.

First Lady Melania Trump (pictured) arrived at the Fourth of July event at Mount Rushmore in an Alexander McQueen dress from his Spring 2020 collection

First Lady Melania Trump (pictured) arrived at the Fourth of July event at Mount Rushmore in an Alexander McQueen dress from his Spring 2020 collection

Design students from Central Saint Martins in London made sketches during a drawing course to create the illustrations

Design students from Central Saint Martins in London made sketches during a drawing course to create the illustrations

Pictured: First Lady Melania Trump in an Alexander McQueen dress on Friday

Pictured: First Lady Melania Trump in an Alexander McQueen dress on Friday

Design students from Central Saint Martins in London made sketches during a drawing course to create the illustrations

Several people stated on Twitter that the $ 2,485 Alexander McQueen looked like Trump was scribbling the fabric with a marker

Several people stated on Twitter that the $ 2,485 Alexander McQueen looked like Trump was scribbling the fabric with a marker

Several people stated on Twitter that the $ 2,485 Alexander McQueen looked like Trump was scribbling the fabric with a marker

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pay their respects while listening to the National Anthem at the Independence Day events at Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pay their respects while listening to the National Anthem at the Independence Day events at Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pay their respects while listening to the National Anthem at the Independence Day events at Mount Rushmore National Memorial in Keystone, South Dakota, July 3

“Donald Trump was bored and drew all over Melania’s white dress with a sharpness on Air Force One,” the user wrote.

“Would someone please take that sharpness away from him! Now he’s drawing on Melania’s dress, ffs, ”agreed another.

Another wrote, “Melania donned a plain white dress for her night in North Dakota, and before they left, Trump took a felt-tip pen.”

Several Twitter users said Melania's dress looked like President Trump was scratching the fabric with a point

Several Twitter users said Melania's dress looked like President Trump was scratching the fabric with a point

Several Twitter users said Melania’s dress looked like President Trump was scratching the fabric with a point

A user wrote, “Melania donned a plain white dress for her evening in North Dakota and before leaving, Trump took a felt-tip pen”

Some people used the dress to remember 'Sharpiegate', an incident where President Trump seemed to change a hurricane card with a sharpness

Some people used the dress to remember 'Sharpiegate', an incident where President Trump seemed to change a hurricane card with a sharpness

Some people used the dress to remember ‘Sharpiegate’, an incident where President Trump seemed to change a hurricane card with a sharpness

Despite the jokes, the designer dress came about after entire McQueen employees created hand-embroidered and stitched sketches over a linen fabric

Despite the jokes, the designer dress came about after entire McQueen employees created hand-embroidered and stitched sketches over a linen fabric

Despite the jokes, the designer dress came about after entire McQueen employees created hand-embroidered and stitched sketches over a linen fabric

Some users compared the swirling doodle designs to the infamous ‘Sharpiegate,’ when Trump seemed to use a big sharpie in September to change an official map of Hurricane Dorian.

Apparently Trump was trying to draw a hurricane toad on Melania’s dress, a woman wrote,

“Looks like Melania needs #IndependenceFromTrump too,” one person wrote.

“He left and has now drawn the hairpin over her dress. I thought that after the hurricane incident they took his edge away? ‘

“Looks like Melania needs #IndependenceFromTrump too,” a user joked Friday

The dress reminded some people of Melania’s controversial “I don’t really care, do I?” jacket she wore in 2018

Pictured: President Trump holds out a map from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of a previously projected path from Hurricane Dorian and what appears to be a sharp marker above Alabama

Pictured: President Trump holds out a map from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of a previously projected path from Hurricane Dorian and what appears to be a sharp marker above Alabama

Pictured: President Trump holds out a map from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration of a previously projected path from Hurricane Dorian and what appears to be a sharp marker above Alabama

A number of people took the opportunity to remember other trending styles of Melania’s, including her controversial “I really don’t care, do I?” jacket she wore in 2018.

She received fierce reactions to the immigration service, while her husband was bullied for his policy in this area.

While users jokingly pointed out the childish doodles, Paper Magazine reports that the design was the result of a collaboration between McQueen and students from Central Saint Martins in London.

Students drew ‘dancing girl sketches’ on a long sheet during a drawing course led by fashion illustrator Julie Verhoeven.

The entire McQueen staff then embroidered by hand and sewed the sketches over a linen dress.

President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, stands on Mount Rushmore National Memorial during the National Anthem with a flyover through the US Navy Blue Angles

President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, stands on Mount Rushmore National Memorial during the National Anthem with a flyover through the US Navy Blue Angles

President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump, stands on Mount Rushmore National Memorial during the National Anthem with a flyover through the US Navy Blue Angles

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