Tom Ford ‘Declined’ to Dress Melania Trump Years Ago
“I was asked to dress her quite a few years ago and I declined, he explained on Wednesday’s (Nov. 30, 2016) episode of The View. “She’s not necessarily my image.”
“The first lady — other than the fact that I’m a Democrat and voted for Hillary [Clinton] and am very sad and disappointed that she’s not in office — even had Hillary won, she shouldn’t be wearing my clothes. They’re too expensive,” Ford added.
Too expensive? But the FLOTUS-elect is married to a billionaire. “And I don’t mean that in a bad way,” he explained. “[She needs to] relate to everybody.”
So when co-host Joy Behar noted that Ford did dress Michelle Obama, Ford confirmed it was just once for her visit to Buckingham Palace when she meet with the Queen. “That, I thought was appropriate,” the fashion designer said, “and it was an honor.”
Watch the rest of his interview below!