See Photos of Melania Trump Modeling at Age 16

Melania Trump’s journey to becoming First Lady of the United States is almost as interesting as her husband’s ascent to the presidency. Raised in a small town in communist Slovenia, Mrs. Trump always had interest in fashion and glamour. When she was younger, then-Melanjia Knavs would enjoy knitting her own sweaters and donning fashions sewn by her mother, the New York Times reports.