The First Lady raised similar critiques with her 2017 decorations.
"It's the 21st century and everybody has different tastes, I think they look fantastic".
John Hawkins Santa visits Invercargill with his reindeer during the Southland Christmas Parade
I stand with Melania Trump against Christmas bullies!
But the first lady invited all the haters to come check out the decorations in person.
Mumbai attacks anniversary draws solemn tributes and new pressure on Pakistan
To honour the memory of the victims, a moment of silence was observed by the attendees followed by lighting of candles. The Ministry said, India will continue its efforts to bring justice to the families of the victims and the martyrs.
"I think they look fantastic", Trump said.
As the crowd erupted in applause, Trump added: "In real life, they look even more handsome".
The president's children Don Jr. and Tiffany, daughter-in-law Lara Trump, Don Jr.'s girlfriend, Kimberly Guilfoyle, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway and Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke were also in attendance.
This year the theme is America's Treasures, with red, white and blue evident throughout the White House.
United States markets open lower after Donald Trump’s tariff threat
Trump is threatening to levy a 10 percent tariff on electronic devices manufactured in China and then sold in the United States . In the interview, Trump indicated he will boost tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods to 25% from the current 10%.
But the event was aimed mostly at discussing the USA opioid epidemic and she said she had taught her son "what is right, what is wrong".
One Liberty student, Christian, asked what the first lady's advice would be to other mothers about opioid and drug abuse. "So next generation can be respectful and kind and also sometimes you need to fight back".
Mrs. Trump was speaking at a Liberty University "town hall" about the opioid addiction epidemic.
Coaching Legend Mack Brown Returning to Sidelines at North Carolina
Brown, 67, is two years older than new Kansas coach Les Miles but nonetheless going to be tasked with the same kind of challenge. Those Longhorns teams went 158-48 in Brown's tenure; on two occasions Texas played in the national title game.