Perhaps the cape is to shield herself from her husband’s haters?
Arm-in-arm with hubby Donald, himself in a three-piece tuxedo, Melania Trump made her way to Marine One in a sweeping pale yellow chiffon gown that draped off her shoulders, calling to mind Princess Belle’s infamous ballgown—the one worn both by the animated feminist hero as well as her live-action counterpart played by Emma Watson. The First Lady and President (or should we say, Melania and the Beast?) were photographed en route to Blenheim Palace in London for a black-tie dinner.
Her elegant dress is designed by Gilles Mendel for J. Mendel, a French, rather than English, designer who now resides in New York. (A bit of J.