The PM's Bur-Berry Expensive Shirt
Dr Sophie Lemière, Fellow at CSIS Washington DC & Director, SoCo
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Prime Minister Dato' Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob was widely criticised on social media for wearing a RM5,500 Burberry shirt during a meeting with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in Japan. We look at the significance of wardrobe as a form of non verbal communication, the bearing this would have on the PM's public image and what makes appropriate attire for elected officials.
Image Source: Lee Hsien Loong, Official Facebook account
Produced by: Natasha Fusil
Presented by: Lee Chwi Lynn, Sharmilla Ganesan
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Tags: fashion diplomacy, ismail sabri, politics, prime minister, public image, burberry, luxury fashion, batik,