Nordstrom drops Ivanka Trump fashion line

From Christine Rousselle at Townhall,

Nordstrom announced on Friday that they would be dropping Ivanka Trump’s brand from its stores, citing poor sales. Nordstrom sold Ivanka Trump shoes and clothing items.More.

 Ivanka Trump disputes this, saying,

A source close to Ivanka Trump who is familiar with the situation told Refinery29 that Nordstrom’s decision wasn’t performance-based, saying instead it was politically motivated: “They couldn’t handle the political pressure, someone new came in, and there was a change in the attitude toward the brand.”

When asked about the claims, a Nordstrom spokesperson told Refinery29, “This was absolutely not political — it was exclusively based on the performance of the brand. More.

Reality check: Yada. We’ll know more in a few years whether they needed each other. Interesting, how heavily invested Trump’s opponents seem to be in showbiz and fashion.

See also: Another designer won’t dress Melania, yawn, KA-CHINK!

and

Top “First Lady” designer won’t dress Melania

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