Melania Trump will become First Lady of the United States in January, a gig which typically has fashion designers falling all over themselves with excitement. But thanks to her controversial husband Donald Trump, many prominent designers have gone on the record saying they won't dress (or at least, that they're hesitant to dress) our future FLOTUS. Read their statements here.More
"[I have] no current plans to dress members of the first family," Posen told The Daily Beast. "Right now, I'm staying away from bringing my brand into politics. There are issues that are being questioned that are fundamentally upsetting to me — deeply: LGBT rights, immigration, funding for the arts, Planned Parenthood, and women's rights. These are just issues that are very close to my heart, and I use my own private voice and funds to fight for them and in support of them. I think it's important to use your voice. I think that every brand and person has a right to be vocal. ... I am very upset with the state of affairs right now. I always try to be optimistic. I think freedom will prevail. And I don't dictate who buys my clothing in a store."
"I probably wouldn't as of right now, but you know, we'll see how it goes in the next four years," Siriano told CBS News.