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Canada Trudeau family criticized for overdoing it on their traditional Indian outfits

20:40  21 february  2018
20:40  21 february  2018 Source:   globalnews.ca

Trudeau family arrives in India for state visit

  Trudeau family arrives in India for state visit Trudeau family arrives in India for state visitThe family, including wife Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, and kids Xavier, 10, Ella-Grace, 9, and Hadrien, 3, emerged from the plane and delivered a traditional Indian welcome greeting, with their hands clasped together and their heads slightly bowed, to the delight of officials and Indian media waiting on the ground.

Are Justin Trudeau and his family overdoing it with their traditional Indian outfits ? 00:56. Trudeau and family criticized for Indian clothing.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is already ripe for the picking (or trashing) as many have criticized him for his official trip that includes his wife and three children, and has yet to demonstrate any true political relevance. But it is perhaps the family ’s insistence on consistently donning traditional Indian attire

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family pose for a photo during their visit to Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad on Feb. 19.© SAM PANTHAKY/AFP/Getty Images Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family pose for a photo during their visit to Gandhi Ashram in Ahmedabad on Feb. 19.

It's one thing to pay respectful homage to a culture, but it's another thing entirely when your traditional attire starts to veer into costume territory. That's exactly what some are saying about the Trudeaus.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is already ripe for the picking (or trashing) as many have criticized him for his official trip that includes his wife and three children, and has yet to demonstrate any true political relevance. But it is perhaps the family's insistence on consistently donning traditional Indian attire that is starting to draw less than flattering attention.

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Although the PM announced a billion Canadian- Indian investment deal yesterday, the family ’s insistence on consistently donning traditional Indian attire is starting to draw As the Trudeaus are only halfway through their trip, the world waits with bated breath for their next round of outfit changes.

Trudeau and his family are being criticized by many on the social media for overdoing the Indian outfits . No timeline. by criticism over Justin and Sophie totally overdoing it in their ' traditional garb,' which was widely denounced by many people in India as Justin Trudeau has largely been

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Described as "too Indian, even for an Indian," the Trudeaus have commissioned some of India's most prestigious designers to outfit them for every photo op. What was perhaps most glaring was the juxtaposition between the Canadian political family and the Bollywood stars they met on Feb. 20. Sophie was in a cream-coloured and beaded sari, their children Xavier and Ella-Grace wore a sherwani and lehenga, respectively, and the PM donned a gold sherwani complete with traditional mojari shoes — while the Indian stars wore slacks and jackets.

"It's a little over the top," Vivek Dehejia, economics professor at Carleton University, tells Global News. "I understand on day one having to wear the traditional clothes, but now it's getting too much. It's very choreographed, ... these Bollywood-style outfits every public event he does. What does it say about the real purpose of the visit?"

Trudeau's 'Bollywood' wardrobe amuses India

  Trudeau's 'Bollywood' wardrobe amuses India Trudeau's 'Bollywood' wardrobe amuses IndiaJustin Trudeau is certainly no stranger to Indian wear - he has regularly worn it during official celebrations of Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights, which is one of the most important events on the religious calendar. And as his picture from last year's festival shows, he certainly does not shy away from donning some true Bollywood-style bling.

I thought it 's the Indian politicians giving Trudeau the cold shoulder because of the Khalistan movement I'm American and lived in India for four and a half years and loved wearing traditional Indian clothes. Those outfits look cool though, I will wear them on my daily life. shira said: ↑.

His outfits ? Playing dress up while on vacations is extremely corny but we already know the Trudeaus are corny so let them take their corny family pictures. I lived in India for quite a few years, I don’t find anything wrong with what Trudeau did.

Some people have taken to Twitter to express fashion fatigue, including National Conference leader Omar Abdullah.

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