Social media explodes over President Obama's tan suit

President Barack Obama speaks in the White House Briefing Room, Aug. 28, 2014, in Washington, D.C. (Photo: ABC News)

WASHINGTON (WJLA/ABC News) -- He had to sneak it in before Labor Day.

President Barack Obama held a news conference Thursday on the threat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria -- but all eyes were on the crisp tan suit he was sporting just days before Labor Day, which fashionistas deem to be the cut-off point for wearing white and other light colors.

Social media has since lit up with viewers' comments about the commander-in-chief's summer fashion choice. Some loved it, some hated it. If anything, at least Obama knows how Hillary feels.

Here's a look at what some people are saying on Twitter:

POTUS is speaking now. Wearing a tan suit...this breaks from the standard navy or gray suits we've seen for years.

— Kris Van Cleave (@ABC7Kris) August 28, 2014

It appears the president is a fashion trend-setter.

— Bruce DePuyt (@News8NewsTalk) August 29, 2014

*20 minutes earlier*OBAMA: I'm not wearing this suit, JoeBIDEN: No, no you look great OBAMA: Fine. But I'm not wearing the Sea World hat

— Eric Schroeck (@ericschroeck) August 28, 2014

People, it's two days before labor day weekend. Let Obama wear a khaki suit. Personally I'd prefer linen but who really cares.

— Paul Dana (@paulinias) August 28, 2014

Obama's tan suit is a signal. We just need to figure out *what he's trying to tell us*

— Brian Rie$ (@moneyries) August 28, 2014

BREAKING: Steve Harvey lends President Obama his suit in a pinch.

— Nate Boateng (@nateboateng) August 28, 2014

This is what happens when Obama bypasses Congress to purchase a suit.

— Philip Klein (@philipaklein) August 28, 2014

Imagine if Obama wore a tan suit after Labor Day. That would be grounds for impeachment.

— Garrett Quinn (@GarrettQuinn) August 28, 2014

On such a big news day, I refuse to contribute to the Tweetfest over Obama's #tansuit Oh wait, just gave in-didn't I?

— Scott Thuman (@ScottThuman) August 28, 2014
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