Melania Trump isn't trying to channel Jackie O anymore. Now it's all about Nancy Reagan.

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Mysterious as she may be, here's one thing we now know about Melania Trump: The woman loves to emulate former first ladies. 

She did it first at the 2016 Republican National Convention, when she lifted excerpts of Michelle Obama's 2008 DNC speech for her own. She did it again — not once but twice — with Jackie Kennedy, first emulating her style on Inauguration Day with a powder blue suit and gloves that looked identical to what Kennedy wore on Inauguration Day in 1961, and again in February in Palm Beach, wearing another outfit that was strikingly similar to one Kennedy once wore. 

Now she's going for Nancy Reagan. 

Late on Friday, Trump stepped out in a long, bold red coat by New York-based designer Alice Roi and Gianvito Rossi shoes as she left Washington, D.C., for Mar-a-Lago. 

(L-R): President Donald Trump, Barron Trump and Melania TrumpSource: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
(L-R): President Donald Trump, Barron Trump and Melania Trump  Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images
Melania TrumpSource: Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Melania Trump  Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Almost immediately, outlets like Vogue saw the similarity between this red coat and the all-red coat ensemble Nancy Reagan wore to the 1981 inauguration, identical in color, shape and even length. 

Nancy Reagan and Ronald Reagan at the 1981 inaugurationSource: AFP/Getty Images
Nancy Reagan and Ronald Reagan at the 1981 inauguration  AFP/Getty Images

Really, it's a comparison that's been staring us in the face all along. Although Trump has long been compared to Jackie Kennedy — with Donald Trump's former political adviser, Roger Stone, telling the Washington Post in 2015, "She would be the most glamorous first lady since Jackie Kennedy" — it's really Reagan who she's growing more and more similar to. 

Trump has often worn red as first lady, such as that red Givenchy dress she wore in early February, and red was famously Reagan's signature color, with Reagan actually given credit for red being synonymous with not only Republicans, but with power. 

Donald Trump and Melania Trump in Palm Beach, FloridaSource: Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Donald Trump and Melania Trump in Palm Beach, Florida  Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Nancy Reagan in 1987Source: Scott Stewart/AP
Nancy Reagan in 1987  Scott Stewart/AP

"If you think of red as a power color, you track that back to Nancy Reagan," Glamour editor-in-chief Cindi Leive told the New York Times in 2016. 

Trump also prides herself on wearing expensive designer duds, from Givenchy to Ralph Lauren to Dior, and the same can be said for Reagan, who was also known for her lavishness, wearing Chanel and Dolce & Gabbana. Notably, that got her into a bit of trouble with the American public, who took offense to her taking free swag from her fashion friends. 

Just looking at their style alone, there are striking similarities, with Reagan and Trump both gravitating toward understated and rather conservative elegance, with a little glitz here and there.

Nancy Reagan (second from left) at a state dinner in 1987Source: Dennis Cook/AP
Nancy Reagan (second from left) at a state dinner in 1987  Dennis Cook/AP
Melania Trump (right) Source: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP
Melania Trump (right)  Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP

Trump, like Reagan, is also a fan of having a few set favorite colors — beyond just red and silhouettes. 

There's beige with a belt:

(L-R): President Ronald Reagan, first lady Nancy Reagan, Princess Diana and Prince Charles in 1985 Source: DON RYPKA/Getty Images
(L-R): President Ronald Reagan, first lady Nancy Reagan, Princess Diana and Prince Charles in 1985  DON RYPKA/Getty Images
Melania Trump in 2016 Source: David Goldman/Getty Images
Melania Trump in 2016  David Goldman/Getty Images

There's simple black:

Nancy Reagan and Ronald Reagan in 1988Source: Getty Images/Getty Images
Nancy Reagan and Ronald Reagan in 1988  Getty Images/Getty Images
Melania Trump at a debate in New HampshireSource: Joe Raedle/Getty Images
Melania Trump at a debate in New Hampshire  Joe Raedle/Getty Images

And there's white:

(L-R): Prince Charles, President Ronald Reagan, first lady Nancy Reagan and Princess Diana in 1985Source: Uncredited/AP
(L-R): Prince Charles, President Ronald Reagan, first lady Nancy Reagan and Princess Diana in 1985  Uncredited/AP
Melania Trump and Donald Trump at an inaugural ballSource: JIM WATSON/Getty Images
Melania Trump and Donald Trump at an inaugural ball  JIM WATSON/Getty Images

As Trump gets more and more comfortable in her White House role, it seems as though she's moving toward a style profile more similar to Reagan than anyone else. And with '80s style set for a comeback this year, according to outlets like W magazine, it's all starting to make sense, really.