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Tuesday 20th March 2018

Trump’s and May’s Spouses Share Garden Party During UK State Visit

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7Dnews London

Tue, 04 Jun 2019 21:15 GMT

During the US presidential state visit to the UK, Donald Trump’s first lady, Melania, attended a garden party at Downing Street with Prime Minister Theresa May’s husband, Philip, where they listened to a brass band and met the children of British and American diplomatic staff.

The UK rolled out the red carpet for US President Donald Trump and his wife on Monday, June 3rd, laying on the pomp and pageantry of a full state visit, including a lavish banquet with Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace, according to Reuters.

As both British and American leaders met to tackle trade and politics, their partners joined the staff from May's official residence at Downing Street and the US embassy in London at a traditional English garden party.

British media has hailed the first lady's fashion sense, including the references to the host country. Melania set off from Washington to London in a Gucci dress that featured images of London landmarks Big Ben, Tower Bridge and a red double-decker bus.

She disembarked Air Force One in England wearing a navy pencil skirt and jacket and an archive print pussy-bow blouse by British label Burberry.

Melania’s outfit was said to resemble one chosen by UK’s Princess Diana who died in 1997.


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