Renowned fashion designer Tom Ford made the decision not to dress the future first lady much before anyone else in the fashion industry did. However, his reasons differ from Theallet’s who cited Donald's "racism, sexism and xenophobia" as the root of her decision.
In a recent interview given to "The View," Ford made it very clear that he has no desire to dress the future first lady.
“We've got a new first lady, Melania Trump, and she's quite beautiful, and she's thin, she's gonna look great in your clothes, no?” questioned host Joy Behar.
Ford paused for a moment and then remarked, “I don't know. I was asked to dress her quite a few years ago and I declined.”
When the hosts asked for a reason, he commented, "She's not necessarily my image.”
"They're too expensive for a first lady to wear because they have to relate to everybody,” he commented about his dresses.
He further clarified saying he didn’t mean this in a bad way but thinks it is necessary for the public to relate to the wardrobes of people in politics.
The 55-year-old designer is a Democrat and he revealed on the show that he voted for Hillary Clinton, but swears he would not outfit her either.
“The first lady — other than the fact that I'm a Democrat and voted for Hillary Clinton and am very sad and disappointed that she's not in office — even had Hillary won, she shouldn't be wearing my clothes," he said.
However, he designed an outfit for Michelle Obama for a visit to Buckingham Palace.
When questioned about dressing Obama, he remarked, “She was having dinner with the queen at Buckingham Palace. I thought that was appropriate and I was honored."
The price of that gown was never revealed since it was a one-of-a-kind.
On the flip side, Tommy Hilfiger has a different take on dressing Trump, saying that if given a chance, he will be proud to dress up the future first lady.