Hillary Clinton criticized for wearing $12,495 Armani jacket during a speech about inequality

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Hillary Clinton wears $12K Armani jacket for income inequality speech

After Hillary Clinton's primary win in New York, the Democratic front-runner took the stage and gave a victory speech that addressed issues surrounding income inequality.

Now Clinton is taking heat for what she was wearing during the speech -- a Giorgio Armani tweed jacket worth a staggering $12,495.

According to the New York Post, Clinton has upgraded her closet in attempt to look more relatable -- but it came with a huge price tag. It's estimated that Clinton has spent $200,000 on new clothes to wear on the campaign trail.

But social media users aren't buying it, condemning the choice to wear such an expensive jacket given the content of her speech.

While Clinton has been criticized for her designer fashion choice, she also has her defenders.

She joins a list of politicians who have been known to spend big bucks on fashion including Michelle Obama, Sarah Palin, and even Donald Trump.

See images of Clinton in the $12,495 GiorgioArmani jacket below:

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Hillary Clinton criticized for wearing $12,495 Armani jacket during a speech about inequality
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts as she arrives onstage at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts to the cheers of the crowd as she arrives onstage with her husband former U.S. President Bill Clinton (R) at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts as she arrives onstage at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts to the cheers of the crowd as she arrives onstage with her daughter Chelsea (L) and her husband former U.S. President Bill Clinton at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S.A, April 19, 2016. 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts as she arrives onstage at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts to the cheers of the crowd as she arrives onstage with her husband former U.S. President Bill Clinton (R) at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets attendees at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets attendees at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts to the cheers of the crowd at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts to the cheers of the crowd at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reacts after addressing attendees at her New York presidential primary night rally in the Manhattan borough of New York City, U.S., April 19, 2016. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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