Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau amuses Indians with his over-the-top wedding-like attires
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in India for a week-long state visit, and even though he hasnt been showered with much attention from the ruling government, Twitterati has put him in the spotlight for his choice of dress at his official outings.
Trudeau, who is hailed by fashion experts for his sharp suits and quirky socks, didnt manage to make a stylish impression with his Indian fans.
The reason for this was his choice of attire that likened him to a newly-wed groom while touring landmark monuments and places of worship in different parts of the country.
For his visit to the Sabarmati Ashram and Akshardham Temple in Ahmadabad on February 19, the 46-year old head of state wore a red achkan with gold gota on the cuffs and embroidery on the upper left side of the torso. He paired this with a pair of cream coloured churidar.
His wife and children were also spotted in bright yellow, orange and red kurta sets, with Sophie Grégoire Trudeau opting for a yellow chanderi suit by Indian designer Anita Dongre.
With the initial reaction to their sartorial enthusiasm being favourable, it appears that the Canadian first family decided to pull out all the stops at a gala held for them in Mumbai on Feb 20.
The patriarch was spotted wearing a golden achkan with an elaborate foliage pattern embroidered across the fabric. He paired it with a red churidar, maroon juttis and a gold and red safa.
Meanwhile, the first lady wore a silver-cream embroidered sari with a shiny silver blouse that boasted net sleeves and embroidered cuffs. In sharp contrast, leading Bollywood actors Shah Rukh Khan and Aamir Khan were spotted in black basics while SRK wore an all black formal suit, the Dangal star wore a black shirt and blazer with fitted brown pants.
Twitter fans, however, were not impressed with the Trudeaus efforts, with former Chief Minister of J&K Omar Abdullah tweeting, Is it just me or is this choreographed cuteness all just a bit much now? Also FYI we Indians dont dress like this every day sir, not even in Bollywood.
Luckily, he decided to take a more sober approach for his visit to the Golden Temple in Amritsar where he sported an all-white kurta-churidar look.