Words by Kerry Justich.
For the visit, which was unscheduled, Melania broke first lady precedent by travelling to an active combat zone. To take selfies with soldiers and speak military members, FLOTUS wore a suede mustard belted blouse with dark green trousers.
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 26, 2018
President Trump and the First Lady traveled to Iraq late on Christmas night to visit with our troops and Senior Military leadership to thank them for their service, their success, and their sacrifice and to wish them a Merry Christmas. pic.twitter.com/s2hntnRwpw
— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) December 26, 2018
It’s Melania’s shoe choice that really stood out though.
The Timberland boots are being called an ‘out of touch’ style selection by some on Twitter – yet another example of the ‘tone-deaf’ First Lady being criticised for her fashion choices.
Is Melania rocking combat boots or Timbs in Iraq?
— Doyle Rader (@DoyleRader) December 26, 2018
Melania’s wearing TIMBS! I’m done! 😂 https://t.co/NiOuT8CMBv
— festive dad. (@extrapettychris) December 26, 2018
Did melania kill timbs or did the ceo of timberlands when he said he wasn’t wit (black)people wearing them casually #hmm
— fatherofflagons (@thegadblast4me) December 26, 2018
i have never in my life seen anything stupider than Melania Trump in a pair of Timberland boots 🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄
(close second is Eric Trump in his plaid-outdoorsy-shirt gazing into the sky)
— wintrynight Jordan (@riverjordan19) December 26, 2018
One person even suggested that putting on Timberlands was a last-ditch effort by FLOTUS after getting critiqued for her other shoe choices — including the infamous “storm stilettos.”
They ragged on poor Melania so bad about her choice in shoes as the first lady she is now rocking timbs lol construction ones at that! Lol https://t.co/uCyVmN9XhN
— Nuclear Fusion (@CHARACTER1974) December 26, 2018
However, it wouldn’t be the first time that Melania wore a pair of the brand’s boots, and similarly got mocked for them.
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