17 May '18, 3pm

Mahathir wears S$4 Bata sandals

Mahathir wears S$4 Bata sandals

Mahathir Mohamad, fourth and seventh prime minister of Malaysia, is now a fashion icon. Advertisement Footwear company Bata has highlighted a pair of sandals recently worn by Mahathir. This was after Malaysians spotted the lowkey sandals worn by Mahathir as a sign of his frugality. Advertisement In response to the hype, Bata promoted the sandals on Thursday, May 17. The brown sandals retail for RM11.99 (S$4). Advertisement The Bata Facebook post has called it the “hottest selling” item for the holy month of Ramadan. “Ramadan 2018 hottest selling accessories, as worn by Tun M! Check it out at your nearest Bata outlets or our online store,” it said. The sandals were first noticed by Instagram user @azranshah, who posted a photo of Mahathir and his sandals in the Perdana Leadership Foundation in Putrajaya. “Saw this from a friend’s story, our humble Tun need no Gucci or Herme...

Full article: https://mothership.sg/2018/05/mahathir-bata-sandals-brand/

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