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Josip Broz TITO - the best dressed politician ever

AmusedToD

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Whether you've heard about this guy or not - he was (is) probably the best dressed politician ever. This communist dictator used to wear Brioni bespoke suits, and was known for never wearing the same suit twice. See the pics and judge for yourselves.

A chosen collection of his suits can be seen in the "House of flowers" (a mausoleum where Tito is buried) in Belgrade, Serbia.

















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I greatly prefer Blagojevich's style.
 

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Originally Posted by The Louche
I greatly prefer Blagojevich's hairstyle.

There, fixed it for you.
 

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Without discussing communism any further, I do find it odd that a communist leader would get BESPOKE Brioni suits and never wear them more than once. Seems a bit contradictory, especially given he's not wearing a difficult to identify military outfit like Fidel, but rather a luxury item that doesn't really scream "For the people" and is known to cost into double digit thousands. Nice.
 

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Originally Posted by saiyar1
Without discussing communism any further, I do find it odd that a communist leader would get BESPOKE Brioni suits and never wear them more than once. Seems a bit contradictory, especially given he's not wearing a difficult to identify military outfit like Fidel, but rather a luxury item that doesn't really scream "For the people" and is known to cost into double digit thousands. Nice.

Communist party officials across the world have never been known for being keeping their personal and political ideologies consistent.
 

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Originally Posted by The Louche
I greatly prefer Blagojevich's style.

Comparing a Serb (Blago), to a Croat (Tito), is like comparing
apples and oranges.
 

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Originally Posted by comrade
Comparing a Serb (Blago), to a Croat (Tito), is like comparing
apples and oranges.


I guess this Serb has more style than the other one.

 

AmusedToD

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Originally Posted by saiyar1
Without discussing communism any further, I do find it odd that a communist leader would get BESPOKE Brioni suits and never wear them more than once. Seems a bit contradictory, especially given he's not wearing a difficult to identify military outfit like Fidel, but rather a luxury item that doesn't really scream "For the people" and is known to cost into double digit thousands. Nice.
There are stories of Tito's secret police members flying in the middle of the night to Germany, to a factory (not sure which one) where Tito used to get his white gloves from, for an express replacement of a pair of gloves that Tito found to be "not white enough" just hours before.
Beside his fancy suits, cohibas, his top class sunglasses and watches, diamond rings etc., Tito was known to be a great fan of cars (especially Mercedes Benz, Cadillac and Rolce Royce). According to some info, Tito owned more than 1000 cars during his life!!!! I can't recall of a king, a prince, a sheik, or any modern time ruler that can match these figures.
 

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Originally Posted by comrade
Comparing a Serb (Blago), to a Croat (Tito), is like comparing
apples and oranges.


Politically, yes. Ethnically, I think it's more along the lines of Satsumas and Clementines.
 

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Originally Posted by AmusedToD
Beside his fancy suits, cohibas, his top class sunglasses and watches, diamond rings etc., Tito was known to be a great fan of cars (especially Mercedes Benz, Cadillac and Rolce Royce). According to some info, Tito owned more than 1000 cars during his life!!!! I can't recall of a king, a prince, a sheik, or any modern time ruler that can match these figures.

The Sultan of Brunei has a few cars himself
 

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Originally Posted by Tyrone MacStiophain
Politically, yes. Ethnically, I think it's more along the lines of Satsumas and Clementines.

This joke alone could cause the loss of thousands of lives in the Balkans.
Please try to be more careful.
 

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One of these things is not like the other. And even the Italian acknowledges that Medvedev is the best dressed.
 

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