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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Melania Trump's golden shoe-maker receives inauguration ball invite01:42

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Melania Trump's golden shoe-maker receives inauguration ball invite

Bosnia and Herzegovina, Luka
January 12, 2017 at 21:26 GMT -00:00 · Published

The technical director of the Banja Luka-based shoe factory "Bema" Marinko Umicevic received an invitation to president-elect Donald Trump's White House inauguration ball in Washington after sending his wife, US First Lady Melania two pairs of luxury bespoke shoes, he said they were made in hope for "a new beginning and a new era of mankind" from his factory, Wednesday.

Umicevic said after Melania wore the shoes "everyone is calling me and asking to make the same shoes for them. No. Melania is not there to market them."

"One pair is made of gold leaves for [her to wear] in America and [during] campaigns, and other white shoes for [her to wear at] the White House," added Umicevic about the special footwear.

Umicevic is now in the process of obtaining his visa, and hopes that he'll manage to reach to the United States in time for the big event. Together with the invitation, he has also received from Washington a Donald Trump branded shirt and tie.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: Melania Trump's golden shoe-maker receives inauguration ball invite01:42
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The technical director of the Banja Luka-based shoe factory "Bema" Marinko Umicevic received an invitation to president-elect Donald Trump's White House inauguration ball in Washington after sending his wife, US First Lady Melania two pairs of luxury bespoke shoes, he said they were made in hope for "a new beginning and a new era of mankind" from his factory, Wednesday.

Umicevic said after Melania wore the shoes "everyone is calling me and asking to make the same shoes for them. No. Melania is not there to market them."

"One pair is made of gold leaves for [her to wear] in America and [during] campaigns, and other white shoes for [her to wear at] the White House," added Umicevic about the special footwear.

Umicevic is now in the process of obtaining his visa, and hopes that he'll manage to reach to the United States in time for the big event. Together with the invitation, he has also received from Washington a Donald Trump branded shirt and tie.

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