President Joe Biden’s new press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre had a fashion faux pas – as she was pictured posing at the White House in a dress designed by Ivanka Trump.
The internet is reeling after Jean-Pierre, 47 – who became the White House press secretary on May 13 following the departure of Jen Psaki – was spotted rocking one of Ivanka’s gowns.
White House press assistant Megha Bhattacharya shared a snap of Jean-Pierre in the dress to Twitter on Sunday, while celebrating her new position, writing, ‘Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre has a nice ring to it.’
However, when someone pointed out that Jean-Pierre was donning an Ivanka Trump design, many social media users were entertained by it.
They branded the style blunder ‘hysterical’ and ‘priceless,’ calling it ‘ironic’ that she wore a gown designed by the former president’s daughter.
But despite her boss and the former president’s rocky past, it appears that Jean-Pierre is a fan of his daughter’s fashion sense.
‘Love the Press Secretary’s dress. I too own this Ivanka Trump dress and I’m even wearing it in my profile pic,’ wrote one Twitter user.
‘Styled by Ivanka,’ replied another, alongside a laughing emoji.
‘The irony! So cute though,’ said someone else.
A different person added, ‘They love her style, they just don’t admit it.’
Ivanka’s brother, Donald Trump Jr., even noticed it – and he reposted the original tweet to his own account and tagged Ivanka.
‘Flagging for you @IvankaTrump,’ he wrote.
The number, entitled Embellished Sheath Dress, is currently out of stock but originally sold for $65. It is being resold on Poshmark for $85.
‘Own the room in a sleek, sophisticated sheath dress from Ivanka Trump, exquisitely detailed with tiny embellishments and a modern slit at front,’ a description of the dress reads.
Made from 94 per cent polyester and six per cent spandex, the knee-length, sleeveless dress features a mock neckline and two front slits. It comes in various colors, but Jean-Pierre opted for blush ballet pink.
Ivanka launched her own clothing line in 2011, which focused on women’s office attire at an affordable price point.
This is an excerpt from Daily Mail.
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