Melania Trump wore a huge white hat for the French president's arrival ceremony -- and people are freaking out and comparing her to Beyoncé

  • Melania Trump’s hat stole the show at the White House’s arrival ceremony for the French president on Tuesday.
  • The bold look inspired instantaneous social media debate.
  • Trump’s hat garnered comparisons to one of Beyoncé’s most iconic looks.

First lady Melania Trump’s hat stole the show at White House’s arrival ceremony for French president Emmanuel Macron.

Trump wore stilettos and a white belted suit. The blazer appears to be made by Michael Kors, and is available for sale on Neiman Marcus’ website for $US2,195.

But, it was the first lady’s wide-brimmed hat Hervé Pierre that grabbed people’s attention. According to CNN, the hat was designed by Hervé Pierre, who also crafted the first lady’s inauguration gown.

Here’s another look at the first lady’s glamorous, over-the-top outfit:

And, here’s a closer look at the hat:

Many people took to social media to freak out over the fashion choice.

Some were less impressed by the bold look.

Many thought the hat echoed one of Beyoncé’s iconic outfits.

And, Beyoncé wasn’t the only comparison people were drawing with Trump’s hat.

Macron became the first world leader who President Donald Trump invited to the White House for a state visit when he and his wife, Brigitte, arrived on Monday. The White House will host a formal state dinner on Tuesday night, the first the Trumps have hosted.

“State dinners are a big deal in the US. The president usually hosts the black-tie event in the State Dining Room at the White House,” Business Insider’s Áine Cain reports. “They date back to December 12, 1874, when President Ulysses S. Grant held a dinner in honour of King David Kalakaua of the Kingdom of Hawaii.”

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