New Commerce chief wears $525 slippers to Trump's address
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The newly confirmed secretary of Commerce wore a pair of custom slippers with his new department’s logo to President Trump's address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday night.

As at least one reporter pointed out, Wilbur Ross’s slippers resembled a $525 pair from Palm Beach-based designer Stubbs & Wootton, emblazoned with the Department of Commerce logo on the top of the shoe.


The 79-year-old billionaire businessman was confirmed by the Senate, 72-27, to lead the Commerce Department on Monday evening.