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The PM's Bur-Berry Expensive Shirt

Dr Sophie Lemière, Fellow at CSIS Washington DC & Director, SoCo

27-May-22 17:00

The PM's Bur-Berry Expensive Shirt

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 diplomacyismail sabripoliticsprime ministerpublic imageburberryluxury fashionbatikRetail, Fashion, Luxury Goodsfashion


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