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Post time 2014-11-15 10:36:35 |Display all floors

While the fellas played it straight with pens in the pocket, only New Zealand's Helen Clark (standing admirably to attention here) got a splash of color at APEC 2002 in Los Cabos, Mexico.

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You'd think wearing a shirt of Thai silk spun with pure gold yarn would instantly make you a dashing figure. Yet only Japanese Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi (center) seemed to truly live up to the fabric at APEC 2003 in Bangkok.

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With a jaunty nonchalance in Santiago (2004), George Bush showed a boxed-in Vladimir Putin how to properly fill out a poncho.

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In Busan (2005), South Korea, APEC member agreed to confront pandemic health threats, such as bird flu, and to appear not at all uncomfortable with the high-waisted flair of traditional Korean hanbok.

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In Hanoi (2006), the gents rolled in ao dai silk tunics. But only the ladies (seen here, New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark) got to top off their look with traditional headwear.

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In Sydney (2007), APEC member economies issued their first Declaration on Climate Change, Energy Security and Clean Development. They did not, however, issue ultimatums on gratuitous kangaroo, Crocodile Dundee and Bloomin' Onion jokes.

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Post time 2014-11-15 10:44:46 |Display all floors

Say what you want, the man knew his way around a poncho. The Andean body drapes at APEC 2008 in Lima, Peru, were made from baby alpaca shearings.

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