Axios’ Mike Allen and Jonathan Swan spoke to a source who worked on Trump’s campaign who reported that the president is very particular about what his staffers wear. This goes for both women and men.
“If you’re going to be a public person for him, whether it’s a lawyer or representing him in meetings, then you need to have a certain look,” one source told Axios. “That look ― at least for any male ― you have to be sharply dressed.”
The source added that Trump really has one simple directive for his female staffers: “dress like women.”
“Even if you’re in jeans, you need to look neat and orderly,” the source said, adding that many women on the campaign trail ― even those in field offices ― “felt pressure” to wear dresses in order to impress Trump.
Once this report was published on Feb. 2, Twitter ― in its usual fashion ― responded accordingly.
Twitter users tweeted images of women dressed, well, like women: in a hijab, in a doctor’s gown, in a police uniform, in an astronaut suit, in a military uniform. The list goes on and on. Users posted these photos with the hashtag #DressLikeAWoman.
Scroll below to see 22 powerful tweets that remind us there’s no one way to “dress like a woman.”
One Twitter user summed it up perfectly:
As a former owner of beauty pageants, President Donald Trump is known to be very critical of one’s physical appearances, and he has apparently taken that trait with him into the White House. In a new report released Thursday, Trump said male staffers should wear ties and women must “dress like women,” unnamed sources told Axios....
What does it mean to #Dress Like a Woman? After a report alleged that President Trump preferred women to “dress like women,” people are taking to social media to turn that hashtag on its head. In a story published by Axios news , a source involved in Trump’s election campaign shared some details on the new president’s...