Sophie Theallet Mixes Fashion and Politics in a Note About Melania Trump
Michelle Obama paid close attention to fashion throughout her time in the White House, and that was something we didn't ignore. This year, we spent plenty of time writing about and analysing her outfits, applauding her support for new designers and her ability to stay true to her signature style. In 2016, fashion and politics collided a number of times, and not only when Michelle was in the room.
Melania Trump, who will take the reigns as FLOTUS in January, has already sparked controversy and made statements through her clothing on the campaign trail. Before the election, celebrities endorsed presidential candidates with small accessories or tees, but they announced their pride in a big way on Instagram. You can bet the internet had a response.
Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Theresa May was criticized for her looks, and designers at Fashion Week tapped into politics, too. Scroll to read up on the 12 most important moments that happened around the world.