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Before President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrived in Texas to survey the damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, social media users took note of one seemingly peculiar detail. As the couple departed the White House Tuesday morning, many couldn’t help but notice the first lady’s stiletto heels—a fashion choice that many deemed an out-of-touch fashion faux pas.

The New York Daily News reports that the FLOTUS departed Washington, D.C. wearing four-inch stiletto heels, along with black cropped pants, a green bomber jacket and a pair of aviator sunglasses. Despite boarding Air Force One in stiletto heels, the first lady arrived in Texas wearing white sneakers and a black “FLOTUS” hat—a far more practical option, several people quipped. That didn’t stop social media from criticizing her initial choice of shoes, while others questioned why the shoes were an issue in the first place.

“There’s a ton of legitimate sh*t worthy of outrage right now,” writer Lauren Rankin tweeted. “The shoes that Melania Trump wears on a flight to Texas isn’t one of them.” BuzzFeed News editor Miriam Elder wrote, “Anyone talking about Melania’s shoes has clearly never been to Russia or Eastern Europe in the winter get over it.” Per CNN reporter Kate Bennett, Melania’s communications director said, “It’s sad that we have an active and ongoing natural disaster in Texas, and people are worried about her shoes.”

Still, others found it to be in poor taste and felt the heels made it seem like the trip to Texas was nothing more than a photo op. Once the Trumps arrived in Texas, the president said that the storm recovery would be “better than ever before” and would be viewed as a model for future relief efforts, CNN reports.

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on Friday night. It was later downgraded to a tropical storm over the weekend. At least nine deaths and dozens of injuries have been reported in the aftermath of the catastrophic flooding, according to the Washington Post.

See how social media reacted to the first lady’s fashion choice below:

Social Media Reacts to Melania Trump Wearing Stiletto Heels on Texas Trip

What are your thoughts on Melania Trump’s decision to wear stiletto heels? How do you feel about the communications director’s response to the backlash? Sound off in the comments section below!

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