However, her visits have drawn ire online, with comments targeting her attire. While in Kenya, she wore a white pith helmet, drawing similarities to 19th-century colonial administrators. In Egypt, her clothing resulted in comparisons to Michael Jackson, Carmen Sandiego, and an Indiana Jones villain.
This is not the first time Mrs Trump attracted controversy over wardrobe choice. In August 2017, Vanity Fair reported that Mrs Trump was seen in Houston wearing stilettos to visit Hurricane Harvey victims, but changed to sneakers as she arrived in Texas.