Yesterday Twitters users commemorated the anniversary of a "simpler" political time. Remember back in 2014, when a whirlwind of controversy stirred around then-President Obama's decision to wear a tan suit during a press conference? The non-scandal made for some humorous Tweets at the time.
Obama is doing his next press conference in Pharrell’s hat.— andrew kaczynski 🤔 (@KFILE) August 28, 2014
There's no way any of us can excuse what the president did yesterday.
The fashion industry was quick to come to President Obama's defense. Men's Wearhouse chief creative director and fashion designer Joseph Abboud, who had made clothes for Obama as head of Hart Schaffner Marx, pointed out that wearing a tan suit in August is hardly a fashion faux-pas.
I applaud him for wearing a tan suit. You don’t want to look the same every day of your life. It’s boring as hell.