When Melania Trump first entered the White House she had the world wondering what was in the Tiffany-coloured box she gave Michelle Obama. It turns out the gift was a “lovely frame”, according to the outgoing first lady. Now we know how much Melania appreciates the custom of gift giving – and that her taste clearly lies on the more extravagant side – so here’s what she was given by various world leaders and dignitaries during her own time as first lady. Melania’s life after the White House: New York, TV deal, modelling comeback? China President Xi Jinping had his first meeting with the Trumps during a visit to the US in April 2017, alongside his wife Peng Liyuan, and there’s no doubt they left a great impression on the first family. Melania was given an 85-piece porcelain Honav National Banquet Tableware Set, featuring a printed polychrome floral design. Xi went the extra mile to flatter the first lady, as part of the dinnerware gift were two round plates featuring the pink house on Trump’s sprawling Florida estate Mar-a-Lago. White House for Biden? 5 more OTT homes Donald Trump can stay in The Trumps themselves have their own branded tableware for sale, but this present had a huge estimated value of US$16,250. Uzbekistan Another thing the Trumps know well is bed linens. With their name on hotels around the world, the family knows the luxury of a good night’s sleep. So in May 2018, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, President of Uzbekistan, gave Melania a suzani, or bed cover, with a floral pattern, worth US$4,200. It’s unclear if it suits Mr Trump’s tastes, too – but according to a book by CNN’s Kate Bennett, the couple sleep in separate beds. All Melania Trump’s Christmas and Thanksgiving outfits ranked Italy It’s well known that Melania loves a designer handbag, so Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni likely got it right when he decided on one by Ferragamo of Italy. Melania was given a red Pamplona calf leather bag in accordion style with a flap cover and gold link chain to match the brass “u” fastening on the front. The luxury item, made in collaboration with Orange Fiber, was presented to the first ladies of nations attending the G7 summit held in Taormina, Italy, in May 2017. Its estimated value is US$3,400. Melania Trump’s legacy: how will her Be Best campaign be remembered? France French first lady Brigitte Macron had a similar idea when in April 2018, Melania and Donald visited France to commemorate the Armistice that ended World War I. She gave Melania a clutch bag from Givenchy of Paris (although it was made in Italy). The fashion accessory is made from beige silk in a glossy silver tone frame. It’s valued at US$850. Egypt Tour the White House: peek inside a few of its 132 rooms Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al Sisi went all out with his pricey gift in October 2018 when Melania was wrapping up her first (and only) solo trip. He gave her a chair from Shosha Kamal Design House, with a scarab beetle design on the back made from polished brass. The scarab is a kind of dung beetle much revered in ancient Egypt. The seat has an estimated value of US$10,000. Want more stories like this? Sign up here . Follow STYLE on Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and Twitter .