Ivanka Trump wore a seventies – bohemian type dress by Michael Kors to meet some of the most powerful women in the world. While the grey floral tones may have been meant to signify that she was not a threat to these women, in their power-suits and shoulder-pads, She may now wish she had worn a fitted black (or grey shift dress) with those gorgeous pumps “rumour has it the shoes are her own brand, and cost $55 – if so, we’ll be reviewing these next!”
Chrystia Freeland wore an sort of inverted Merkel suit with a tailored vermillion dress and black blazer.
Queen Maxima’s stylist was doing the maximum to get her noticed for feminine yet formidable style on the world stage. She wore Maison Natan, and gets the best dressed vote from our editors.
Christine Lagarde draped a pashmina stylishly over her black suit. Almost as if adding a feminine juxtaposition to a suit of armour.
Miriam Meckel was the German journalist acting as moderator on this occasion, in understated suiting.
Frau Merkel wore a red blazer, which is one of her signature looks, usually designed by Anna von Griesheim or Bettina Schoenbach, hitting just the right note of … you’re in my house.