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Last updated on: December 04, 2017 17:33 IST

Ivanka Trump attempts to wear bit of India. Does she succeed?

She may have come to India as leader of the United States delegation to the eighth edition of the Global Entrepreneurial Summit, but First Daughter Ivanka Trump’s sartorial choices garnered far more attention.

In a departure from her usual style, and kike many other visiting leaders and their spouses, Ivanka attempted to wear a bit of India.

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Ivanka Trump meets Navtej Sarna 

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Her first official Indian appearance saw her in a ‘Sylvia’ jacket by Tory Burch that she teamed with black pants and accessorised with a white handbag, with her hair left loose.

A closer look at the jacket 

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A closer look shows that the embellished embroidery has a mother of pearl finish, which was probably a doff to Hyderabad, anointed India’s ‘city of pearls’.

The embroidery too is reminiscent if India’s traditional embroidery.

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Ivanka Trump and Modi 

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For her meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, she chose a softly-flowing tea-length Erdem dress in brocade, a fabric popular in north India.

A closer look 

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This outfit, which had a floral motif in deep jewel tones, came in for much criticism, particularly for its statement keyhole neck.

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Ivanka Trump and Modi 

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For dinner at the Taj Faluknama Palace, she wore a gold-embroidered midnight blue gown.

 Ivanka Trump at the Faluknama Palace

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The embroidery on the gown, also from the Tory Burch collection, was had an Indian look and feel.

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 Ivanka Trump

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On the next day, she chose to wear a floral red lace dress with black lace accents on the sleeves.

This was the only outfit created by a designer with an Indian connection, the Mumbai-born, London-based Saloni Lodha.

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Ivanka Trump at Golconda Fort 

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While touring the historic Golconda fort, she wore a cream and black outfit by Indonesian designer Biyan Wanaatmadja.

She teamed it with with bejeweled white flats and glamorous cat-eye sunglasses.

Ivanka Trump at Golconda Fort 

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Ivanka clearly seems to have enjoyed her visit to the fort, terming it as a 'perfect end to a remarkable visit' on her social media account.

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Ivanka Trump

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For her last outfit in India, she wore a traditional ivory coloured kurta dress embroidered with green.

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