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Melania Trump wore flats instead of 'storm stilletos' while heading to Florida for Hurricane Irma relief

President Donald Trump and wife Melania set out on a trip to Fort Myers, Fla. on Thursday morning, where they’ll be meeting with those impacted by Hurricane Irma.

Taking off from the South Lawn of the White House in Marine One, FLOTUS wore a pair of Chanel cap-toe flats instead of “storm stilettos.” She paired the shoes with tapered khaki slacks and a black blazer. She also carried a black handbag, which is one of her many Birkins.


The first family boarded Marine One on Thursday morning in coordinated outfits. (Photo: AP)

Melania shared a video from the inside of the government helicopter before heading to Andrews Air Force Base and then onto the natural disaster zone. “Taking off to #Florida w/ @Potus to meet with @FEMA and people affected by #HurricaneIrma,” she shared.

FLOTUS took a lot of heat recently regarding her wardrobe on multiple hurricane relief trips. From the Top Gun-inspired outfit that she had on for Houston visit, to the $1,590 dress that she wore for the second, Melania, according to internet critics, hadn’t dressed accordingly for the situations she was heading into.

At the time, her communications director said that people should be focused on more important things: “It’s sad that we have an active and ongoing natural disaster in Texas, and people are worried about her shoes.”

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