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Gaddafi's Fashion Highlights (PHOTOS)

24/08/2011 14:07 BST | Updated 24/10/2011 10:12 BST

A lot of statesmen are aesthetically uninspiring, not so Colonel Gaddafi. He knew that as a dictator, the projection of a powerful image was vital. Sometimes this meant full military regalia, other times it meant an all-in-one silky lilac number or some gold-rimmed sunglasses. We look at 42 years of inimitable couture moments.

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