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While Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has seen his popularity dip among voters in recent weeks (thanks to a cringeworthy trip to India, fashionwise), the politician continues to be a sock style trendmaker. Since taking office in 2015, Trudeau has developed a reputation for his bold legwear choices.
When we first covered our favourite Islamically inspired clothing brands way back in 2015 the industry was teetering between a mix of screen printed Gildan tees and generic Arabic text clothing items. It’s 2018 now, and with clothing brands popping up left, right and centre and brands improving
On the Runway The first time could have been chalked up to charming idiosyncrasy. The second seemed like an effort to bring some levity to a complicated situation. But the third and fourth (and fifth and so on) times that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada wore themed socks on a public occasion, it seemed clear that something more calculated was going on.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made headlines around the world and became a viral sensation with his appearance at Toronto’s Gay Pride parade over the weekend. Last year, Trudeau, who marched with his wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, became the first sitting prime minister to participate in a Pride parade, the CBC reported.
The Qureshys explain how Halal Socks got on the prime minister’s feet. Twice. It’s no longer surprising when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s socks make headlines. There were Star Wars socks for May the Fourth, a NATO-themed pair for a leaders summit and maple leaves for Live with Kelly and Ryan .
Name: Sock diplomacy. Appearance: Colourful. Inventor: Justin Trudeau, the 23rd prime minister of Canada. Not him again. What’s wrong with Justin Trudeau? Well, there are worse prime ministers out there, I suppose. Like who? Let’s not get into that.
It is a piece of clothing usually condemned to the lowest drawers and recesses of the wardrobe. Sometimes left in the hallway, under the bed, on the steps, even in the sand box of children’s’ parks. It seems nobody gives two hoots about the neglected pair…
Along with a rainbow maple leaf on his cheek, the prime minister sported brightly coloured socks that marked Eid al-Fitr, which is celebrated by Muslims at the end of the fasting month of Ramadan. Eid coincided with Toronto’s Pride parade on Sunday.
Socks are having a moment. It all started on the runway -at Prada, Gucci, and Vetements, specifically-and before we knew it, socks were rivaling It bags as 2017’s most highly coveted, hard-to-find luxury items. You still can’t get your hands on Vetements’s striped tube socks from Spring, despite their $95 price tag (i.e.
The co-founders tell us why their socks represent unity – at a personal, regional and international level Shehryar”Sherry” Qureshy and his wife Sara, the founders of Halal Socks, say the Canada-based company is the professional extension to their personal relationship.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has created a social media frenzy after he attended Toronto’s pride march donning rainbow socks celebrating the Muslim holiday of Eid. The popular PM used the opportunity to promote inclusivity, but his words were overshadowed by his colorful socks. “This is all about including people,” Trudeau told local Canadian media.
Canada’s Justin Trudeau took part in Toronto’s Pride parade, with the prime minister’s official photographer Adam Scotti there to mark only the second time that a Canadian leader has marched in the country’s largest LGBT event.