Melania Trump wears over £10,000 worth of clothing in 48 hours during Japan state visit

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US First Lady Melania Trump delivered a number of outfit changes during a four-day state visit to Tokyo, Japan [Photo: Getty]
US First Lady Melania Trump delivered a number of outfit changes during a four-day state visit to Tokyo, Japan [Photo: Getty]

US presidential couple, Donald and Melania Trump, undertook a four-day state visit to Tokyo, Japan on Friday and the trip proved the perfect opportunity for the First Lady to really flex her sartorial muscles.

The 49-year-old made sure to pack a number of high fashion outfits and delivered an estimated £10,000 worth of headline-worthy dresses in the past 48 hours alone.

To kick-start the fashionable proceedings, Trump wore a Calvin Klein shirt dress emblazoned with old postcards of the American West on the flight out - a not-so-subtle tribute to US culture - which retails at $3,900 (approximately £3,079).

Melania Trump arrived at Haneda international airport wearing Calvin Klein [Photo: Getty]
Melania Trump arrived at Haneda international airport wearing Calvin Klein [Photo: Getty]

To finish the breezy ensemble, she wore a pair of navy Christian Louboutin pumps.

Further cementing her status as a global fashion muse, Trump chose a £5,847 Carolina Herrera midi dress for an outing with the prime minister’s wife Akie Abe on Sunday.

A pair of heels in Japan’s national colour, red.

The First Lady chose a Carolina Herrera gown for an outing with Akie
The First Lady chose a Carolina Herrera gown for an outing with Akie Abe [Photo: Getty]

But it was Trump’s evening look that sparked a debate online.

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For a lavish banquet at the Imperial Palace come evening, Trump decided to fly the US flag in a £3,500 feather-emblazoned dress by American designer J. Mendel.

Melania Trump later changed into a sweeping cape dress by J. Mendel [Photo: Getty]
Melania Trump later changed into a sweeping cape dress by J. Mendel [Photo: Getty]

Further proving the ‘Melania Effect’ is very real, the ensemble soon garnered sell-out status with a number of social media users praising the look.

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While others were less than impressed with the amount of money forked out for the dress.

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But the fashion doesn’t stop there, as Trump also made sure to pack a punchy Dries Van Noten coat for the flight home.

In case you needed further evidence on her fashion know-how, it was plucked from the SS19 collection and is currently priced at £1,000.

A Dries Van Noten coat and neon heels also made an appearance [Photo: Getty]
A Dries Van Noten coat and neon heels also made an appearance [Photo: Getty]

A pair of neon heels finished the ensemble and subsequently ticked yet another trend from the SS19 list.

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