Blake Lively and Melania Trump Wore the Same Ralph Lauren Suit

Each woman styled the print of the season differently.

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Emerging as one of autumn's hottest trends, grey checked suiting has taken over everywhere from the street-style scene to the A-list to Instagram (if you haven't seen at least five bloggers wearing a grey plaid blazer, you may want to consult your optometrist for an eye exam). The latest to test-drive the look is none other than Blake Lively, who opted for a grey checked Ralph Lauren suit yesterday during one of her seven outfit changes.

But the actress wasn't the first to step out in Ralph Lauren's Spring 2018 menswear-inspired suit. In September, First Lady Melania Trump wore the same double-breasted suit to hear her husband speak at the United Nations, making for an unexpected twinning moment.

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Proving the versatility of this season's ubiquitous suit trend, Lively fully committed to the menswear-inspired look, leaving her blazer buttoned up with a matching overcoat draped on top, and accessorising with lace-up boots, a briefcase-like Michael Kors bag, a black tie, and pocket squares. FLOTUS, meanwhile, went for a more relaxed take with her jacket unbuttoned, revealing a black blouse underneath.

The power of the power suit, indeed.

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