While there may not be a "hidden message" in her jacket, Trump knew that wearing the outfit would prompt a reaction. "After today's important visit to Texas, I hope this isn't what the media is going to choose to focus on", Grisham said.
Melania Trump wore a different pale yellow jacket when the plane landed in McAllen, Texas, for a visit to the Upbring New Hope Children's Center.
The $39 jacket by Zara made its debut last season.
In the past, the First Lady has worn designs by Christian Dior, Givenchy and Valentino, Dolce & Gabbana, often paired with Christian Louboutin shoes.
The former model's trip to the Upbring New Hope Children's Shelter came one day after the president signed an executive order to reverse his administration's policy about separating families at the border.
Mr Trump has long dismissed any news reports he disagrees with as "Fake News", dating back to his 2016 presidential campaign.
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Top House Democrat Nancy Pelosi said her caucus was opposed to both bills, and it was unclear if there was sufficient Republican support for the compromise measure.
Until that moment, her surprise visit to Texas was seen as a smart political move from a White House trying to end the week on a more compassionate note than where it had started, with network television anchors hosting live outside of detention centers with children held inside. "Nice to meet you", she said as she left one classroom. While Trump signed an executive order that would stop the separation of migrant families yesterday, more than a few people have pointed out concerning loopholes in that order, including the fact that it makes no move to reunite the families that have already been torn apart.
The first lady said earlier through her spokeswoman that she "hates" to see families separated at the border.
She visited a one-storey red brick building, which houses 55 children between the ages of 12 and 17. However, his policy of criminally prosecuting illegal border-crossers remains.
Mrs Trump's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham lambasted United States media on Twitter for focusing on her fashion choice.
Mrs. Trump, whose focus as first lady is on child well-being, appears to have been among those pushing him to act.