Wednesday 25 April 2018

French first lady Brigitte Macron opts for colourful elegance in fitted royal blue dress

French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron stand after a meeting with Grand Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg at the Elysee palace in Paris on March 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LUDOVIC MARINLUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images
French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron stand after a meeting with Grand Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg at the Elysee palace in Paris on March 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LUDOVIC MARINLUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images
(L-R) French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron walk in the courtyard of Elysee Palace on March 19, 2018 in Paris, France. Grand-Duke Henri Of Luxembourg and Grand-Duchess Maria Teresa Of Luxembourg attend a three days state visit to France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
Grand Duke Henri (R) and Duchess Maria Teresa (2ndR) of Luxembourg are welcomed by French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and his wife Brigitte Macron (2ndL) before a meeting at the Elysee palace in Paris on March 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LUDOVIC MARINLUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images
(L-R) French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron pose in the courtyard of Elysee Palace on March 19, 2018 in Paris, France. Grand-Duke Henri Of Luxembourg and Grand-Duchess Maria Teresa Of Luxembourg attend a three days state visit to France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
(L-R) French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron pose in the courtyard of Elysee Palace on March 19, 2018 in Paris, France. Grand-Duke Henri Of Luxembourg and Grand-Duchess Maria Teresa Of Luxembourg attend a three days state visit to France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron smile after a meeting with Grand Duke and Duchess of Luxembourg at the Elysee palace in Paris on March 19, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / LUDOVIC MARINLUDOVIC MARIN/AFP/Getty Images
Brigitte Macron poses in the courtyard of Elysee Palace on March 19, 2018 in Paris, France
(L-R) Brigitte Macron and Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg smile as they walk in the courtyard of Elysee Palace on March 19, 2018 in Paris, France. Grand-Duke Henri Of Luxembourg and Grand-Duchess Maria Teresa Of Luxembourg attend a three days state visit to France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
(L-R) French President Emmanuel Macron and wife Brigitte Macron pose in the courtyard of Elysee Palace on March 19, 2018 in Paris, France
French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife Brigitte Macron prepare to welcome Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Henri, and his wife Maria Teresa, at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France March 19, 2018. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier
(L-R) Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron pose in the courtyard of Elysee Palace on March 19, 2018 in Paris, France. Grand-Duke Henri Of Luxembourg and Grand-Duchess Maria Teresa Of Luxembourg attend a three days state visit to France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
(L-R) Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron pose in the courtyard of Elysee Palace on March 19, 2018 in Paris, France. Grand-Duke Henri Of Luxembourg and Grand-Duchess Maria Teresa Of Luxembourg attend a three days state visit to France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
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French first lady Brigitte Macron brought her signature elegance for a meeting with her husband at the Elysee Palace in Paris.

The 64-year-old was by her husband French president Emmanuel Macron's side to greet the Grand Duke Henri and Duchess Maria Teresa of Luxembourg, inspiring chic workwear with a fitted royal blue shift dress and complementing suede pumps. Brigitte often accompanies her husband in an unofficial diplomatic role and most recently joined him for a much publicised trip to India.

(L-R) French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron pose in the courtyard of Elysee Palace on March 19, 2018 in Paris, France. Grand-Duke Henri Of Luxembourg and Grand-Duchess Maria Teresa Of Luxembourg attend a three days state visit to France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
(L-R) French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron pose in the courtyard of Elysee Palace on March 19, 2018 in Paris, France. Grand-Duke Henri Of Luxembourg and Grand-Duchess Maria Teresa Of Luxembourg attend a three days state visit to France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Macron's bold personal style has made her a burgeoning style icon, especially with older women as her adviser Pierre-Olivier Costa has proudly revealed that she has broken records of the amount of personal correspondence, receiving an average of 200 letters a day from women around France.

"Many women in their 60s or 70s write to Brigitte to say merci, thank you because I didn’t know it was possible, thank you because I didn’t dare wear that sort of dress, thank you for showing that one can still seduce at 65,"  Costa told the Daily Telegraph.

"We were incredibly surprised at the scale of requests for help from Brigitte Macron."

(L-R) Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron pose in the courtyard of Elysee Palace on March 19, 2018 in Paris, France. Grand-Duke Henri Of Luxembourg and Grand-Duchess Maria Teresa Of Luxembourg attend a three days state visit to France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
(L-R) Maria Teresa, Grand Duchess of Luxembourg, Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron pose in the courtyard of Elysee Palace on March 19, 2018 in Paris, France. Grand-Duke Henri Of Luxembourg and Grand-Duchess Maria Teresa Of Luxembourg attend a three days state visit to France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

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