Former US first lady Melania Trump with China’s first lady Peng Liyuan, during a visit to a school in Beijing, China in November 2017 – making and receiving such visits is part of the job for a first lady and is usually accompanied by the giving of gifts. Photo: EPA-EFE
Former US first lady Melania Trump with China’s first lady Peng Liyuan, during a visit to a school in Beijing, China in November 2017 – making and receiving such visits is part of the job for a first lady and is usually accompanied by the giving of gifts. Photo: EPA-EFE

What gifts did Melania Trump get from Xi Jinping and Brigitte Macron? 5 special presents from world leaders – think Ferragamo and Givenchy handbags, and bespoke tableware

A scarab beetle chair and tableware featuring the Trump’s Mar-a-Lago home were just two of the more unusual items that the former president and his wife received while rubbing shoulders at G7 summits and diplomatic meets

Former US first lady Melania Trump with China’s first lady Peng Liyuan, during a visit to a school in Beijing, China in November 2017 – making and receiving such visits is part of the job for a first lady and is usually accompanied by the giving of gifts. Photo: EPA-EFE
Former US first lady Melania Trump with China’s first lady Peng Liyuan, during a visit to a school in Beijing, China in November 2017 – making and receiving such visits is part of the job for a first lady and is usually accompanied by the giving of gifts. Photo: EPA-EFE
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