George Bush in Ao dai and other traditional garments

December 8, 2008

China: Mr. Bush and former President Jiang Zemin in Shangai in 2001

Saudi Arabia: Mr. Bush arrives for a dinner with King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz al-Saud at his personal retreat in January, 2008, wearing a traditional Saudi robe.

Vietnam: Mr. Bush and Russian President Vladimir Putin prepare for an official group photo at an APEC session , wearing a Vietnamese ‘ao dai’ silk tunic, in November 2006.

South Korea: Mr. Bush, Peruvian President Alejandro Toledo and Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi head for a photo session after a meeting in Pusan, South Korea, in 2005.

Chile: Mr. Bush and Mr. Putin again, this time in Chilean ponchos at La Moneda Palace in Santiago November 21, 2004.

Photos: LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images;     AFP PHOTO/Stephen JAFFE;  AFP PHOTO/MANDEL NGAN,  AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON; AFP PHOTO/JAPAN POOL/KENJI KONOHA; REUTERS/Carlos Barria

2 Responses to “George Bush in Ao dai and other traditional garments”


  1. […] to bush in various robes and such. George Bush in Ao dai and other traditional garments The Ao Dai Blog __________________ I'd rather just have balanced bias… like Fox […]

  2. Aubergine Says:

    I have to say, he looks pretty adorable in those traditional cloths, I find it charming, and I don’t even like him. Wonder what President Obama would looks like in Ao Dai…


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