×
2 834
Fashion Jobs
AESOP
Cybersecurity Operations Manager UK
Permanent · London
BOOHOOMAN
Senior CRM Executive
Permanent · MANCHESTER
HARRODS
Buyers Clerk (Food)
Permanent · LONDON
HARRODS
Lead Art Editor
Permanent · LONDON
JOHN LEWIS
Brand Experience Manager
Permanent · HIGH WYCOMBE
JOHN LEWIS
Section Manager – Training
Permanent · MILTON KEYNES
SUPERDRY
Internal Audit Manager
Permanent · CHELTENHAM
ESTEE LAUDER
Clinique - Consultant - Selfridges, London - 15 Hours, 2 Days - Part Time, Permanent
Permanent · Londres
ESTEE LAUDER
Tom Ford Beauty - Product Manager (Fragrance)
Permanent · Londres
ESTEE LAUDER
The Estée Lauder Companies - UK dc Warehouse Operative – Goods in (Tuesday-Friday 06:00 - 14:00 & Saturday 08:30 – 16:30)
Permanent · Fareham
AESOP
Retail Consultant | Full Time | Aesop Northcote Road, London
Permanent · London
AESOP
Retail Consultant | Part Time | Aesop Northcote Road, London
Permanent · London
AESOP
Retail Consultant | Full Time | Aesop Richmond, London
Permanent · Richmond
AESOP
Retail Consultant | Part Time | Aesop Richmond, London
Permanent · Richmond
BOOHOO GROUP
Warehouse Operative - 3on/3off - 14:00-02:00
Permanent · CRICK
COAST
Art Director
Permanent · LONDON
BERSHKA
General Manager - Bershka Blanchardstown
Permanent · DUBLIN
ZARA HOME
Zara Home White City - General Manager (Maternity Cover)
Permanent · LONDON
SELFRIDGES
Finance Systems Analyst
Permanent · LONDON
URBN
Urban Outfitters Performance Marketing Manager - London, UK
Permanent · LONDON
HARRODS
Senior Buyer's Clerk - Accessories
Permanent · LONDON
HEAD OFFICE
Head Chef Food Production – Victoria Head Office
Permanent · LONDON
Ads
By
Reuters
Published
May 15, 2017
Share
Download
Download the article
Print
Click here to print
Text size
aA+ aA-

France's Macron signals modest approach with 450 euro inauguration suit

By
Reuters
Published
May 15, 2017

France's new president Emmanuel Macron wore a suit costing a modest 450 euros (just under $500) for his inauguration on Sunday, in an apparent attempt to dissociate himself from "bling-bling" politics.

Reuters


The fact that Macron's staff revealed the cost of the dark suit, and that his wife Brigitte's lavender Louis Vuitton outfit was loaned by the fashion house, was in itself noteworthy.

Once the favourite, Macron's conservative rival Francois Fillon became entangled during the election campaign in financial scandals that included the gift from a wealthy businessman of two tailor-made suits worth about 13,000 euros.

With opinion polls showing honesty is among the top qualities desired in a president by French voters fed up with such scandals, Macron's choice of clothing also seemed to send a signal that he would be different from his predecessors.

Conservative former president Nicolas Sarkozy, who led France from 2007 to 2012, was nicknamed "President Bling-Bling" for his flashy lifestyle. Macron's direct predecessor Francois Hollande, a self-styled "Normal President", meanwhile came under fire for paying nearly 10,000 euros a month to his hairdresser.
 

© Thomson Reuters 2022 All rights reserved.