Gordon Brown’s pre-holiday wardrobe panic

27 July 2009

Gordon Brown

Shock news! The Prime Minister is just like us. Well, just like us in the sense that, before he heads off for his summer holiday, he throws his entire wardrobe out on his bed in a huge stress about what to wear in the sunshine. Not like us in the sense that his official advisors then step in to make sure he doesn't make the same mistake as last year. He's been told, in no uncertain terms, to ditch the casual beige jacket he wore last summer in the Lake District to dress down his usual suited-and-booted look. ‘It was an embarrassing attempt at dressing down, which did not work because it was just not Gordon,' said a senior No.10 aide. Now where are our ‘aides' when we hit the shops an hour before our flight and pick up the same pair of pink jelly shoes we bought – and failed to wear – this time last year...


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