Megyn Kelly Stands By the Spaghetti Straps She Wore to Cover the Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention, if you remember, was a significant moment in the 2016 election. But instead of focusing on the politics, some were fixated on what FOX anchor Megyn Kelly was wearing: a black prom dresses with—gasp!—spaghetti straps. But in a new interview with The New York Times, Kelly is defending her choice of outfit—not that she should have to—and we're all about her response to the internet mayhem.

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"It was a lovely dress," she said in the interview. "A convention is a kind of free-form extravaganza, and there are certain settings where you can take risks. So I just thought: 'Yes, I can do this. I can be smart and challenging while I wear spaghetti straps, and everyone is just going to have to get their heads around that.'"

She even told the Times that she's since worn the dress again, as she should. "I felt very strongly, I was not going to be defined by what someone else deemed appropriate," she said.

The profile, which focused on Megyn Kelly's personal style, discussed how the news anchor has broken down barriers when it comes to her primetime on-air looks, which often include brightly colored and printed black prom dresses uk in a sea of dark colored suits, have set her apart. Kelly also revealed that she chooses to use a personal stylist, Dana Perriello, whom she knew socially before they worked together professionally, who helped her craft a "Megyn look," which includes clothes that are "strong, stylish, sleek, tailored, feminine, but not frilly."

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