It’s a tradition for leaders attending APEC, the the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum, to participate in a photo op wearing attire that reflects the culture of the host country. Take a look at 11 years of APEC fashion.

We still don’t know what they’ll be wearing in Honolulu on the weekend of Nov. 12-13.

APEC 2000 — Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam

Source: www.kremlin.ru


APEC 2001 — Shanghai, People’s Republic of China

Source: www.kremlin.ru


APEC 2002 — Los Cabos, Mexico

Source: www.huanqiu.com


APEC 2003 — Bangkok, Thailand

Source: www.kremlin.ru


APEC 2004 — Santiago, Chile

Source: www.kremlin.ru


APEC 2005 — Busan, Republic of Korea

Source: www.kremlin.ru


APEC 2006 — Hanoi, Vietnam

Source: www.kremlin.ru


APEC 2007 — Sydney, Australia

Source: www.kremlin.ru


APEC 2008 — Lima, Peru

Source: www.kremlin.ru


APEC 2009 — Singapore

Source: www.apec.org


APEC 2010 — Yokohama, Japan

Source: Flicker/Gobierno de Chile

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