Hope Hicks was a fashion hit after sporting a chic black-and-white tuxedo during President Trump’s state dinner with Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe.
The 29-year-old White House communications director earned raves for her androgynous look, which many called “edgy” and “sexy.”
ok so hope hicks wore a tux last night to the dinner in Japan and I’m dead thx bye. pic.twitter.com/d81waurCNO
— Kate Bennett (@KateBennett_DC) November 6, 2017
Hicks softened her look with feminine pink lipstick, smoky eye makeup, and flowing brunette locks.
Some media outlets tried to play up a faux rivalry by claiming Hicks had “upstaged” First Lady Melania Trump, who wore an elegant red evening gown.
But the truth is, they both looked gorgeous. The pictures don’t lie.
First Lady Melania last night in Japan. pic.twitter.com/vtj7YUkB38
— The TRUMP PAGE 🇺🇸 🦅 (@MichaelDeLauzon) November 7, 2017
— 安倍晋三 (@AbeShinzo) November 7, 2017
Hope Hicks was named White House communications director in September 2017 after a brief stint as the WH director of strategic communications. Despite being a PR executive, Hicks has deliberately shunned press interviews, is not active on social media, and does not even have a Twitter account.
Before joining the Trump administration, Hicks — who was briefly a teen model during her youth — did public relations work for Ivanka Trump’s successful fashion line.
There have been persistent rumors claiming Hicks posed in a bikini in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue. That is false. Hope’s doppelganger is 30-year-old American model Hilary Rhoda.
The “confusion” is often spewed by liberals trying to discredit Hicks’ qualifications by suggesting she’s merely eye candy in the Trump WH. You know, because a woman can’t be smart and beautiful.
Meanwhile, Hicks was a sensation on Twitter, where many gushed about the brunette stunner.
NY Daily NEWS
Hope Hicks, the White House communication director, wore a tuxedo at a Japanese state banquet https://t.co/ypt1n4qeIW
— thehawaiiguy (@thehawaiiguy) November 7, 2017
Some liberals joked that Hope was trying to “emasculate” Trump’s inner circle by upstaging them in stylish menswear. Um, okay.
WHOA: Hope Hicks in a tux at Japan state banquet. Emasculation—teasing Trump inner circle by looking better in their clothes—or surrender? pic.twitter.com/0xXUYZSomJ
— grail boss feminist (@theprophetpizza) November 6, 2017
Why must everything be a “statement” with you people? How about it’s just hawt AF and she knows it. It’s called #Fashion
— COGoddess™ (@coloradorebecca) November 7, 2017
Another said something that studies indicate is true: “Conservative women are gorgeous.”
Conservative women are gorgeous.
— #MAGA_BTC ?? (@Bigdaddybtc) November 6, 2017
A beautiful American woman exercising her freedom to wear whatever the hell she wants. You go girl!
— Una Paloma (@Una_Paloma1) November 7, 2017
She looks like a Bond girl, only better. She’s not a made-up character!
— Odissious (@Odissious) November 7, 2017
— Barracuda (@ASerignese) November 7, 2017
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