Melania Trump’s Charming Ivory Coat-and-Hat Combo Turns Heads During D-Day Commemoration Events

June 5, 2019 Updated: June 5, 2019

First Lady Melania Trump continued to impress with her attire on June 5, where she opted for an elegant ivory coat and a matching hat to an event commemorating the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

The Trumps joined Queen Elizabeth II, UK Prime Minister Theresa May, and other world leaders at Portsmouth Naval Base to pay their respects to U.S. service members and allies who helped rescue Europe from Nazi Germany during World War II. Some 300 veterans also attended the seaside ceremony.

(R-L) Prince Charles, Prince of Wales, Queen Elizabeth II, President of the United States, Donald Trump and First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump prepare to meet veterans during the D-day 75 Commemorations on June 05, 2019 in Portsmouth, England. (Jeff J Mitchell – WPA Pool /Getty Images)
President of the United States, Donald Trump and First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump meet veterans during the D-day 75 Commemorations on June 05, 2019 in Portsmouth, England. The political heads of 16 countries involved in World War II joined Her Majesty, The Queen on the UK south coast for a service to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Overnight it was announced that all 16 had signed an historic proclamation of peace to ensure the horrors of the Second World War are never repeated. (Jeff J Mitchell – WPA Pool /Getty Images)

The first lady’s belted coat dress from The Row was complimented with a hat designed by one of the royal family’s go-to milliners, Philip Treacy, which covered her low bun, reported WWD. She completed the look with a pair of taupe heels.

During the ceremony, President Trump read an exerpt of a prayer that President Franklin D. Roosevelt read over the radio on June 6, 1944. Roosevelt gave the prayer as U.S. and allied forces were crossing the English Channel to land on the beaches of Normandy, France.

British D-Day Commemoration In Portsmouth
President of the United States, Donald Trump and First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump, joined joined Her Majesty, The Queen and the political heads of 15 countries involved in World War II on the UK south coast for a service to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
British D-Day Commemoration In Portsmouth
President of the United States, Donald Trump and First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump watch the fly-past during the D-Day Commemorations on June 5, 2019 in Portsmouth, England. (Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
British D-Day Commemoration In Portsmouth
The political heads of Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Slovakia, the United Kingdom and the United States of America joined Her Majesty, The Queen on the UK south coast for a service to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Overnight it was announced that all 16 had signed an historic proclamation of peace to ensure the horrors of the Second World War are never repeated. (Chris Jackson-WPA Pool/Getty Images)

“Almighty God: Our sons, pride of our Nation, this day have set upon a mighty endeavor, a struggle to preserve our Republic, our religion, and our civilization, and to set free a suffering humanity,” Trump read.

“They will need Thy blessings. For the enemy is strong. He may hurl back our forces but we shall return again and again; and we know that by Thy grace, and by the righteousness of our cause, our sons will triumph. Some will never return. Embrace these, Father, and receive them, Thy heroic servants, into Thy kingdom. And, O Lord, give us Faith. Give us Faith in Thee; Faith in our sons; Faith in each other; Faith in our united crusade. Thy will be done, Almighty God. Amen.”

After the event, Trump visited with American World War II veterans who were among Allied troops on D-Day. He had lunch and met briefly with German Chancellor Angela Merkel before heading to Ireland for an airport meeting with Prime Minister Leo Varadkar and a stay at his golf course in the village of Doonbeg, his first visit to the country as president.

US President Donald Trump exits Air Force One alongside First Lady Melania Trump after arriving at Shannon airport on June 5, 2019 in Shannon, Ireland. President Trump will use his Trump International golf resort in nearby Doonbeg as a base for his three day stay in Ireland. The resort employs over 300 local people in the area and the village will roll out a warm welcome for the 45th President of the United States. (Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)
US First Lady at Shannon Airport on June 5, 2019 in Shannon, Ireland. After visiting the UK for the D-Day 75th anniversary, US President Donald Trump will visit Ireland to meet with Taoiseach Leo Varadkar before travelling to the Trump International Golf Links resort in Doonbeg. (Pool/Getty Images)
US First Lady, Melania Trump attends a welcome function on June 5, 2019 in Ireland. President Trump will use his Trump International golf resort in nearby Doonbeg as a base for his three day stay in Ireland. The resort employs over 300 local people in the area and the village will roll out a warm welcome for the 45th President of the United States. (Pool/Getty Images)
US First Lady, Melania Trump attends a welcome function on June 5, 2019 in Ireland. President Trump will use his Trump International golf resort in nearby Doonbeg as a base for his three day stay in Ireland. The resort employs over 300 local people in the area and the village will roll out a warm welcome for the 45th President of the United States. (Pool/Getty Images)

Melania has repeatedly been praised for her style and her ability to dress diplomatically while maintaining grace.

For a dinner the first lady and the president hosted on June 4, she stepped out in a jaw-dropping red sequinned cape-sleeve gown.

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose ahead of a dinner at Winfield House for Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, during their state visit on June 04, 2019 in London, England. (Chris Jackson – WPA Pool/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump pose ahead of a dinner at Winfield House for Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, during their state visit on June 04, 2019 in London, England. President Trump’s three-day state visit began with lunch with the Queen, followed by a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace, whilst today he attended business meetings with the Prime Minister and the Duke of York, before traveling to Portsmouth to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. (Peter Summers/Getty Images)
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump host a dinner at Winfield House for Prince Charles, Prince of Wales and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, with US Ambassador to the UK Woody Johnson (L) and his wife Suzanne Ircha (R) during their state visit on June 04, 2019 in London, England. President Trump’s three-day state visit began with lunch with the Queen, followed by a State Banquet at Buckingham Palace, whilst today he attended business meetings with the Prime Minister and the Duke of York, before traveling to Portsmouth to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. (Chris Jackson – WPA Pool/Getty Images)

The floor length gown designed by Clare Waight Keller for Givenchy features a bead-embroidered bodice panel as well as long cape sleeves with slits in the front.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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