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By Samantha Cooney
January 20, 2017

After Donald Trump hit back at Tom Ford for declining to dress Melania Trump, the Wynn Las Vegas stopped selling the designer’s merchandise, Racked reported.

In an appearance on The View last November, Ford said that he had declined to dress Trump a few years back. “She’s not necessarily my image,” he said. “Even if Hillary had won, she shouldn’t be wearing my clothes either. They’re too expensive.” (Ford later clarified in an interview with Elle Magazine that his comments weren’t personal — he just believed the First Lady should wear accessible clothes made in the United States.)

But President-elect Trump appeared to take it personally. In an interview with Fox News this week, the president hit back and said that Melania had never asked Trump to dress her and that she didn’t like his designs. “I’m not a fan of Tom Ford, never have been,” he told Fox News.

Trump added on Fox News that Steve Wynn, Trump’s business competitor, “thought it was so terrible what Tom Ford said” that he stopped selling Ford’s products at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas. A spokesperson for the Wynn Hotel confirmed to Racked that the hotel had indeed stopped selling Ford’s sunglasses and cosmetics, but denied to offer further comment.


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