Melania Trump leaves critics divided with bold, bright yellow dress

FLOTUS Melania Trump accompanied her husband, President Donald Trump, to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House on Monday -- and her dress of choice left critics divided.

While a handful of outlets simply commented on the first lady's fashion "departure" and insisted she looked "fabulous," others questioned whether or not the bold color and print was "appropriate" for the official meeting. "While the bold yellow is certainly on trend for summer," Mirror Online commented, "it's possibly more appropriate for a garden party than a formal meeting."

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Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser, from right, U.S. First Lady Melania Trump, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, Rex Tillerson, U.S. secretary of State, Ivanka Trump, assistant to U.S. President Donald Trump, and Steven Mnuchin, U.S. Treasury secretary, wait for a joint statement to begin with Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, not pictured, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, June 26, 2017. Modi meets Trump in a visit that will allow the leaders to build personal rapport but is less certain to produce significant progress on issues such as immigration. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: U.S. first lady Melania Trump attends a meeting in the Oval Office between President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi June 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump and Modi are scheduled to deliver joint statements later today following their meetings. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: First lady Melania Trump attends a joint statement between her huband U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Rose Garden of the White House June 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump and Modi met earlier today in the Oval Office to discuss a range of bilateral issues. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) meets with US President Donald Trump (C) and First Lady Melania Trump (R) at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 26, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / NICHOLAS KAMM (Photo credit should read NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump welcome Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House in Washington, U.S., June 26, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 26: U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and first lady Melania Trump walk to the Oval Office with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House June 26, 2017 in Washington, DC. Trump and Modi are scheduled to meet in the Oval Office later today and discuss a range of bilateral issues. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
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The yellow gown in question is an Emilio Pucci belted floral-print crepe gown, and it retails for $1,750. While not inexpensive, the price tag is a far cry from the $51,500 jacket FLOTUS donned in late May.

Melania's fashion also took center stage this past weekend, when she wowed in a millennial pink J.Mendel gown at the Secretary of the Treasury's wedding.

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FLOTUS dons a collaboration "designed by Hervé Pierre and Melania Trump" at the Inaugural Ball.

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Melania attends National Prayer Services on January 21, 2017, in Washington, DC. in Christian Louboutins.

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Melania arrives in Palm Beach, Florida, on February 3, 2017, in a red Givenchy cape-sleeve shift dress and red flats.

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The first lady attends the 60th Annual Red Cross Gala on February 4, 2017, in pink Dior.

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FLOTUS turns to The Row and Derek Lam to watch the Super Bowl at Trump International Golf Club Palm Beach in West Palm Beach, Florida on February 5, 2017.

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Melania steps off Air Force One at the Palm Beach International Airport on February 10, 2017, in head-to-toe Michael Kors.

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US First Lady Melania Trump wears Calvin Klein as she tours the Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens in Delray Beach, Florida, on February 11, 2017, with and Akie Abe, wife of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

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FLOTUS stuns in a black lace number with POTUS, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akke Abe at Trump's Mar-a-Lago Resort in Palm Beach, Florida, on February 11, 2017.

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President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump (in Karl Lagerfeld) welcome Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife, Sara, on February 15, 2017. 

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US First Lady Melania Trump wears Alexander McQueen as she listens as her husband address a rally in Melbourne, Florida, on February 18, 2017.

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Melania's Michael Kors outfit for husband's first joint session of Congress left everyone talking.

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US First Lady Melania Trump wears Ralph Lauren for the White House for a luncheon on International Women's Day on March 8, 2017.

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Melania Trump donned Alice Roi while departing the White House on March 17, 2017.

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Melania Trump walks into the East Room dressed in The Row to attend an event celebrating Women's History Month on March 29, 2017.

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FLOTUS turns to Herve Pierre again for her meeting with Queen Rania of Jordan on April 5, 2017.

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The first lady arrives in West Palm Beach, Florida, on April 6, 2017 in a patterned, belted black dress.

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Melania Trump hosts China's first lady in a subtly altered $5,500 red Valentino dress.

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FLOTUS sports a Hermes scarf while visiting the Bak Middle School of the Arts on April 7, 2017 in West Palm Beach, Florida. 

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US First Lady Melania Trump leaves the annual Easter Egg Roll in a pale pink sleeveless tea-length dress by Herve Pierre.

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Melania visits the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center on April 22, 2017 in Bethesda, Maryland in a short, tan trenchcoat and black pants.

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The first lady wears a navy blue suit with a large belt on her birthday on April 26, 2017.

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The US first lady hosts Argentine first lady on April 27, 2017, in a green $4,115 ensemble.

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Melania wears a white eyelet dress as she takes part in a ribbon cutting for the Healing Garden at the Children's National Medical Center on April 28, 2017 in Washington, DC.

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FLOTUS walks into the East Room for an event for military mothers on National Military Spouse Appreciation Day at the White House May 12, 2017, wearing wide-legged black trousers and a crisp white blouse. 

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First lady Melania Trump walks across the South Lawn on May 19, 2017, wearing an orange leather skirt by Hervé Pierre.

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US First Lady Melania Trump chats with Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz al-Saud on May 20, 2017 in a Stella McCartney jumpsuit.

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First Lady Melania Trump visits the American International School in the Saudi capital Riyadh on May 21, 2017 in a Ralph Lauren shirtdress and Saint Laurent belt.

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Melania Trump wearing Michael Kors during an official welcoming ceremony on Trump's arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport on May, 22 2017 near Tel Aviv, Israel 

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The first lady lays a wreath during a visit to the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial museum on May 23, 2017, wearing Roksanda.

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Melania Trump wears a white fit-and-flare dress as she departs from Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on May 23, 2017.

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Melania disembarks from Air Force One at Fiumicino international Airport in an all-black ensemble on May 24, 2017.

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First Lady Melania Trump wears a Dolce & Gabbana dress and a black veil during a visit with Pope Francis on May 24, 2017 in Vatican City, Vatican. 

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Melania Trump arrives at the Melsbroek Military Airport in Steenokkerzeel on May 24, 2017 wearing a Michael Kors gingham coat dress.

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US First Lady Melania Trump arrives to visit the Queen Fabiola Children's Hospital on May 25, 2017 in a custom Maison Ullens leather suit.

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Melania Trump attends the official reception for the partners of the NATO chiefs at the Royal Castle of Laeken, wearing a black lace Dolce & Gabbana dress.

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US First Lady Melania Trump arrives for a visit at the Chierici Palace City Hall of Catania on May 26, 2017 in Sicily, wearing a $51,500 floral Dolce & Gabbana jacket.

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Melania Trump dons Dolce & Gabbana again as she attends the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra on May 26, 2017 at the ancient Greek Theater in Taormina, Sicily.

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The first lady wears Dolce & Gabbana and Christian Louboutin at Naval Air Station Sigonella on May 27, 2017.

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First lady Melania Trump returns to the White House on May 27, 2017 in white culottes and a mint green cardigan.

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First Lady Melania Trump walks on stage in Monique Lhuillier during the annual gala at the Ford's Theatre to honor President Abraham Lincoln's legacy, on June 4, 2017.

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FLOTUS wears wide-legged brown trousers and carries her Hermès Birkin handbag as she walks from Marine One across the South Lawn on June 11.

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Melania Trump opts for flat, a shirt dress by Gabriela Hearst and a Michael Kors belt as she departs the White House for Camp David, June 17, 2017 in Washington, DC.

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Melania crosses the South Lawn after arriving at The White House on June 18 in olive green J Brand Maria fitted pants, Manolo Blahnik sandals and a white Céline tote.

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Melania Trump leaves the MedStar Washington Hospital Center on June 14, 2017 in Washington D.C.

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U.S. First Lady Melania Trump poses in Michael Kors for photographs with Lorena Castillo Garca de Varela, first lady of Panama, near the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Monday, June 19, 2017. 

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First Lady Melania Trump arrive at the Congressional picnic at the White House in Washington, DC, on June 22 in a Mary Katrantzou dress.

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The first lady turns heads in Emilio Pucci while meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House on June 26.

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Melania Trump welcomes South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jeong-sook to the White House on June 29, 2017 in a Roland Mouret dress and Christian Louboutins.

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First Lady Melania Trump arrives in New Jersey to spend a weekend at the Trump National Golf Club on June 30, 2017, wearing a high-waisted patterned skirt, a tucked-in white blouse and matching white pumps.

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FLOTUS joins in the singing of the National Anthem at a Fourth of July picnic on the South Lawn of the White House in Esteban Cortazar.

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U.S. First Lady Melania Trump wears Valentino pants and Manolo Blahniks as she departs with President Donald Trump for travel to Poland and the upcoming G-20 summit on July 5, 2017.

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Melania Trump wears DVF as she arrives in Warsaw, Poland on July 5, 2017.

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FLOTUS turns heads in Delpozo as she arrives at the G20 leaders summit in Hamburg, Germany July 6, 2017.

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The first lady poses in a flapper-style Michael Kors number prior to a concert at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 7, 2017.

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U.S. First Lady Melania Trump wears Jil Sander, Bottega Veneta and Manolo Blahniks as she's greeted by Hamburg mayor Olaf Scholz at a town hall during the G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany July 8, 2017.

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Melania Trump walks to Marine One while departing from the White House on July 12, 2017, wearing black wide-legged trousers and a blazer.

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FLOTUS arrives in Paris in Dior on July 13, 2017. 

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