Melania Trump rocks menswear like a boss — is she sending a message?

by Lindsay Cohn / / Source: TODAY

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It’s no secret that first lady and former model, Melania Trump, knows how to rock a runway and a red carpet.

And she’s certainly had some notable fashion moments both along the campaign trail and since moving into the White House.

But, recently, it’s her polished appearance that’s making headlines. It seems her sartorial sensibility has shifted in a masculine direction.

In fact, FLOTUS has been rocking the menswear trend a lot lately, stepping out in a power suit on multiple occasions. (She even rocked a business-like blazer in her official White House portrait.)

This begs the question: Is she trying to send us a message?

If it that’s she means business, we’re getting it loud and clear.

“This season, power suits are making a major comeback — we’ve seen them on every major runway, from Dior, Chanel to Gucci. Any woman who has worn a suit can agree that there’s a certain level of power and command you feel when you walk into a room wearing one,” said fashion expert Melissa Garcia.

Whatever the reason for her boardroom-esque makeover, one thing’s for sure: She looks like a boss!

Scroll on to see some her most memorable menswear-inspired looks of late.

On Sept. 19, she donned a Calvin Klein double-breasted blazer and houndstooth trousers for an appearance at the United Nations. (President Trump was there to address the General Assembly for the first time.)

President Trump Arrives At The United Nations To Address The General Assembly
The first lady accompanied her husband to the United Nations on Sept. 19.Getty Images

FLOTUS sported a Dior suit to the opening ceremony of the 2017 Invictus Games in Toronto on Sept. 23.

INVICTUS GAMES 2017
Melania Trump applauded alongside Prince Harry at the opening ceremony of the 2017 Invictus Games at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto. PA Images via Getty Images

On Oct. 5, the first lady impressed in a black pantsuit and crisp white button down during a photo op — and later dinner — with senior military leaders and their spouses.

President Trump Participates In Briefing With Senior Military Leaders
The first lady posed for pictures with her husband, senior military leaders and their spouses.Getty Images

She wore a pinstriped charcoal suit by Ralph Lauren and a loose black skinny tie — a nod to the '80s — while meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, at the White House on Oct. 11.

President Trump And First Lady Welcome Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau And His Wife Gregoire To The White House
President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump welcomed Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, to the White House on Oct. 11.Getty Images
See Melania Trump's most notable style and fashion moments as first lady.

Melania Trump isn't the first, well, first lady to embrace the menswear. Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama were notorious for loving a great pantsuit.

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