Was Ivanka Trump’s Skirt Too Short For Conservative Japan? by the Forward

Was Ivanka Trump’s Skirt Too Short For Conservative Japan?

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Ivanka Trump is big in Japan. But she earned groans in Tokyo when she wore a way-above-the-knee skirt to a policy conference.

The presidential daughter was showing plenty of thigh in her $1,700 pink Miu Miu outfit that she wore to the World Assembly for Women on Friday.

Twitter screamed foul because Japanese culture is quite conservative, with many claimed it wss inappropriate to sport such a revealing look when President Shinzo Abe was on hand to introduce her.

Ivanka Trump spoke on workplace harassment and economic empowerment for women a day before her presidential dad jetted in at the outset of his 12-day trip to Asia.

It’s not the first time Ivanka Trump has faced scrutiny about her appearance. Some say as an Orthodox Jewish woman, she should strive for a more modest look.

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Dave Goldiner

Dave Goldiner

Dave Goldiner is the Forward’s director of digital media. Dave is a veteran journalist who has spent two decades working at newspapers in the United States and Africa. A native New Yorker, Goldiner wrote for the New York Daily News, where he covered some of the biggest stories of our time, including the attacks of September 11, along with thousands of stories of hope and heartbreak. He also studied and worked in Southern Africa and has written for publications in South Africa and Zimbabwe. He holds masters degrees in journalism and public administration from Columbia University. Dave can be reached at goldiner@forward.com, or follow him on Twitter @davegoldiner

Was Ivanka Trump’s Skirt Too Short For Conservative Japan?

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