But as the campaign trail rhetoric heats up, both women have reportedly opted not to hang out in public any more. Any public show of amity between Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump could be bad for their parents' optics.
Although they've both been drafted into their parents' presidential campaigns, so far the two women haven't crossed swords; the closest thing to a confrontation came after Chelsea Clinton issued a challenge to Ivanka Trump's claim that her dad would support equal pay for women.
Chelsea Clinton said, "How would your father do that, given it's not something he's spoken about? There are no policies on any of those fronts that you just mentioned on his website — not last week, not this week."
Chelsea Clinton also told ABC that she was less bothered by Donald Trump's personal attacks on her mother than she was about his comments about women in general.