The first lady Melania Trump arrived to meet the Pope on Wednesday wearing a black veil and long-sleeved Dolce and Gabbana black dress draped down to her calf. President Donald Trump’s daughter, Ivanka Trump, wore a similar outfit with a larger veil.
Neither Melania nor Ivanka wore a headscarf during their time in Riyadh. Though Saudi law requires women to cover up in public, including their hair, foreign officials are not bound to the rules, and first ladies Michelle Obama and Laura Bush also went with their heads bare on official visits. Melania and Ivanka have received plenty of attention for what they chose to wear – or not wear.