Melania Trump Wears Gorgeous Denim Shirt Dress to Join Discussions on Opioid Epidemic

July 8, 2019 Updated: July 8, 2019

First Lady Melania Trump looked striking as ever in a dark blue denim shirt dress as she stepped off the plane after arriving in West Virginia, to participate in a roundtable discussion on July 8.

Trump was visiting the Cabell-Huntington Health Department to listen to officials talk about their plans to tackle the opioid crisis in the area. In attendance was Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Kevin McAleenan, Sen. Shelley Moore Capito (R-W.Va.), Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), Rep. Carol Miller (R-W.Va.), as well as many other local and state officials, according to WDTV.

US First Lady Melania Trump disembarks from her military airplane upon arrival at Huntington Tri-State Airport in Huntington, West Virginia, on July 8, 2019.(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
(SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump disembarks from her military airplane upon arrival at Huntington Tri-State Airport in Huntington, West Virginia, on July 8, 2019. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

The first lady’s denim blue dress was complimented with a light brown belt. She completed the semi-casual look with tan stiletto pumps.

Melania spoke during the roundtable discussion saying that she was pleased to see the progress happening in the state.

“I see the example here of what can be done all across the country,” she said, reported WCHS/WVAH. “This is a state that has a big problem, but we are making big progress. I hope people across the state and all around, they will look here and see the example that can be done in other states as well.”

US First Lady Melania Trump attends a roundtable discussion on the opioid epidemic with local and state officials at the Cabell-Huntington Health Department in Huntington, West Virginia, on July 8, 2019. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

After the roundtable, the first lady participated in a closed-door meeting with leaders of Lily’s Place in Huntington, an infant recovery center that provides medical care to children suffering from Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome. There she met with a mother whose baby was born addicted to drugs, according to WSAZ.

US First Lady Melania Trump speaks with Megan Pawley, a mother in recovery, and her 4-month-old son, Huck, during a small group discussion about the opioid crisis at the Cabell-Huntington Health Department in Huntington, West Virginia on July 8, 2019. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

The visit at the center was then followed by a stop at Ritter Park where she saw a display of 453 American flags that represent the number of children in foster care in Cabell County, the news website reported.

US First Lady Melania Trump walks through 453 American flags, each representing a child in foster care in Cabell County, West Virginia, many due to the opioid epidemic, at Ritter Park in Huntington, West Virginia, on July 8, 2019. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump walks through 453 American flags, each representing a child in foster care in Cabell County, West Virginia, many due to the opioid epidemic, at Ritter Park in Huntington, West Virginia, on July 8, 2019. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
US First Lady Melania Trump boards a military airplane prior to departing from Huntington-Tri State Airport in Huntington, West Virginia, on July 8, 2019. (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Melania has consistently turned heads with a choice of attire, drawing compliments for her style and elegance. On July 7, the first lady boarded the plane in New Jersey for Washington with President Donald Trump in a stunning cream white dress following their weekend trip.

(ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
(ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images)
(ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images)

She completed the look with nude stiletto pumps and a pair of large sunglasses.

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