Ivanka Trump loves the popular Brigitte Bardot-style dress

Elise Solé
Ivanka Trump with her children Arabella and Theodore [Photo: AP]

Ivanka Trump has put a style stamp on the one-shoulder look, both on and off the clock.

On Sunday, the first daughter boarded Air Force One in New Jersey en route to Washington, D.C., wearing a $198 (£154) white, buttoned-down, off-the-shoulder Reformation Mariposa dress, which she paired with tan, flat sandals, while carrying 1-year-old son Theodore and holding the hand of 6-year-old daughter Arabella. The dress style, reminiscent of old Hollywood, has been dubbed “The Bardot” for actress Brigitte Bardot and her 1960s vibes.

Brigitte Bardot and her shoulders [Photo: Getty]

Just as Michelle Obama brought biceps to the White House, Trump is popularising shoulders, which she’s revealed on multiple occasions in a variety of off-the-shoulder ensembles. But that has been met with some criticism — especially in light of a recent report that women are prohibited from showing their shoulders in the House of Representatives.

In June, Trump attended the annual congressional picnic on the White House lawn wearing a floral off-the-shoulder Reformation dress, which she paired with blue, lace-up slippers from her namesake fashion line. Social media reception was mixed, with some calling it beautiful and others saying the first daughter looked “half-naked.”

Ivanka Trump, with her three children, in a Reformation dress [Photo: ivankatrump/Instagram]

A few months earlier, the first daughter choose a black Dolce & Gabbana gown for dinner with Shinzo Abe, the Japanese prime minister, at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida.

Ivanka Trump, with husband Jared Kushner, in an off-the-shoulder Dolce & Gabbana dress [Photo: Getty]

And she showed her shoulders to her father’s first address to a joint session of Congress, wearing a $2,995 (£2,330) magenta Roland Mouret off-the-shoulder dress.

Trump, right, in a Roland Mouret off-the-shoulder dress [Photo: Getty]

Twitter wasn’t feeling the dress’s black spaghetti strap, which they mistook for an exposed bra.


Trump also kicked back on a girls’ night in August wearing a $248 (£193) red off-the-shoulder, floral, midi-length dress from Reformation.


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