Voting for Trump and Melania’s relationship with the fashion industry.

Will Melania Copy Michelle’s Inauguration Dress, Too?

Will Melania Copy Michelle’s Inauguration Dress, Too?

Slate’s weekly women’s roundtable.
Nov. 17 2016 11:38 AM

The What’s the Matter With Candice Edition

Listen to the DoubleX Gabfest’s show on who voted for Donald Trump and Melania Trump’s relationship with the fashion industry.


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On this week’s DoubleX Gabfest, New York magazine’s Noreen Malone and Slate Outward editor June Thomas are joined by FiveThirtyEight’s Clare Malone to discuss the women who voted for Trump. Then they interview Neera Tanden, president of the Center for American Progress, and finish with a chat about Melania Trump’s relationship with the fashion industry.

Slate Plus: Is Ivanka Trump sexist?

Other items discussed in the show:


DoubleX recommendations:

June recommends the Australian TV show Janet King.

Clare recommends the Met Opera fashion blog, Last Night at the Met.


Noreen recommends The Crown on Netflix.

This podcast was produced by Jayson De Leon. Our intern is Daniel Schroeder.

Outro Song: “Standing on My Own” by Max Jury

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Clare Malone is a writer living in Washington, D.C.

Noreen Malone is a senior editor at New York magazine.

June Thomas is managing producer of Slate podcasts.