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Melania Trump wears black cape to pay her respects to George H. W. Bush in Washington

MELANIA TRUMP and Donald Trump were among mourners who paid their respects to former President George H. W. Bush in Washington yesterday. The First Lady wore a cape and gloves for the occasion.

Melania Trump wears black cape to pay her respects to George H. W. Bush in Washington
Melania Trump news: Melania donned a black cape and gloves for the visit (Image: AFP/Getty Images)

Melania Trump, 48, looked sombre for the occasion, which she attended with Donald Trump, 72. They visited the casket of former President George H. W. Bush, who died on November 30 at the age of 94. He will lie in state in Washington before his body is flown back to Houston for his funeral on Thursday. The First Lady wore all black for her visit, covering every inch of skin in a black coat.

Her coat had cape-like sleeves, lending a fashion-forward air to the attire.

She wore a lair of black leather gloves and black suede knee high boots to compete the look.

Of course, mum-of-one Melania made sure she didn’t have a hair out of place, with her locks perfectly blowdried in a straight style.

Very heavy smoky eye makeup and need lipstick made the final touch.

Donald and Melania returned to Washington on Monday after spending the weekend in Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the G20 summit, and Mexico City.

Melania Trump news: The First Lady & Donald Trump paid their respect to George H W Bush (Image: Getty Images/EPA)

The First Lady posed for photos with a number of other internationally-known figures - such as the First Lady of Argentina, Juliana Awada.

During her time in the country, - the Latin American Museum of Arts.

The former model, who often makes headlines for her stylish wardrobe choices, opted for a pale-toned ensemble for the event.

According to the MailOnline, the garment was a custom-made design by Christian Dior.

The publication also reported that the dress could cost $9,800 - which is around £7,695.

Melania Trump news: Melania was joined by her husband, Donald Trump, yesterday (Image: EPA)

Melania Trump news: Former President George H. W. Bush's fineral will be in Houston on Thursday (Image: EPA)

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