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No He Didn't... You might ask why Gaddafi dressed in head-to-toe purple for the closing session of an African leaders' summit in Khartoum, Sudan, on Jan. 24, 2006. But the more relevant inquiry is, Why didn't he go velvet? We think George Costanza would agree. At DeoV, images evoke of a constipated Gadaffi stuck to his airplane seat awaiting to use the restroom while listening to Frankenstein quotes.
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From day to night Gaddafi looks like he is ready for a night at the Roxbury while welcoming french president Nicolas Sarkozy to Tripol, Libya, on July 25, 2007. At DeoV, we agree with the International Business Times- reminiscent of John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever. Moammar ruined DQ\LGHDRIWKHVOLJKWHVWFRQVLGHUDWLRQRISUHVWLJHE\WRVVLQJD'XSDWWDRYHUKLVVKRXOGHU very Fishy.
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Snuggie? We don't think the telemarketed, wearable blanket was for sale in 2004, when Gaddafi took a stroll with his then Minister of Foreign Affairs, Abdurrahman Mohamed Shalgham. But this outfit did make Gaddafi appear to be a fashion-forward-looking leader. At DeoV, we are unsure if Moammar had mistaken himself for Benazir Bhutto or Sonia Gandhi - no offense to the ladies. As for royal families of the Arab world, even they would reject this shawl ensemble on any given male.
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Holiday 7RXULVWVJHQHUDOO\JHWDEDGUDSIRUWKHLUFORWKLQJ$QG*DGGD¿GLGVHHPWREHSKRQLQJLQ his look with this sheepskin jacket–fur hat combo, worn during a visit to Versailles in 2007. But it's still better than sweats and sneakers. At DeoV, reminiscent of crazy cousin Eddie and his fur Russian trooper hat in the classic movie, National Lampoons Christmas Vacation.
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The Beat of His Own Drum Most world leaders attend major summits in somber, dark suits. But being unconstrained by convention, Gaddafi went white on black for a group photo during the G-8 summit in L'Aquila, Italy, on July 10, 2009. At DeoV, we consider this a stark comparison of the NRRNZKRZHDUVDFKLIIRQ.DIWDQOLNHJDUPHQWRYHUDVXLW"'DUWK9DGHU"
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