Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron are returning to France this weekend after a three-day US state trip. The behavior and outfits of the president’s wife were often scrutinized.
From Washington DC to New Orleans, Emmanuel Macron’s state visit was rich in meetings. He held a one-on-one meeting with President Joe Biden to discuss Ukraine and settle economic disputes between the two countries, he reached out to the French community in the American capital, he launched the French for All plan to promote teaching. French in the US, met with Twitter CEO Elon Musk, and walked around New Orleans.
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During this state visit, the outfits and poses of the French couple were carefully monitored. On Thursday, for the first meeting of the Biden and Macron couple, Brigitte Macron did not often choose beige or navy blue. She opted for an elegant, flowing long-sleeve pine-colored dress with a turtleneck and pumps.
Brigitte Macron and Jill Biden visit the Planet Word Museum in Washington DC on December 1.
For a gala dinner at the White House, Brigitte Macron chose a puffy long white dress with long sleeves and a high collar with a side slit. It was decorated with silver details to match the clutch. Unlike her usual haircut, Brigitte Macron opted for an elegant bun.
Brigitte and Emmanuel Macron before the state dinner at the White House on Thursday.
A change of outfit on Friday as Brigitte Macron traveled to French High School in New Orleans to discuss with students the fight against school harassment and cyberviolence. On this final day in New Orleans, the wife of the head of state relied on trousers and a gray jacket with large visible pockets and six large buttons.
Brigitte Macron visits the area in New Orleans on Friday.
When asked about the choice of her outfits, Brigitte Macron answered with humor that “the other man of her life” stood at the origins.
“I have a stylist, Nicolas Ghesquière, who knows all my measurements and does a wonderful job. He is a different man in my life,” she replied with a smile. Before specifying: “Otherwise, I’m always in jeans and sneakers. This is my uniform.”