Datta Phuge Gets a Golden Shirt to Impress Girls

Clip_148Wealthy Indian spends £14,000 on a shirt made of gold to impress the ladies (and if nothing else it means less ironing for them!)

Shirt took a team of 15 goldsmiths two weeks to construct. Has matching cuffs and a set of rings crafted from left-over gold.

It is often said that money can’t buy love. But trying telling that to a wealthy Indian man who splashed out £14,000 on a solid gold shirt in the hope it will attract female attention.

Money-lender Datta Phuge 32, from Pimpri-Chinchwad, commissioned the shirt which took a team of 15 goldsmiths two weeks to make working 16 hours a day creating and weaving the gold threads.

Work of art: Money-lender Datta, 32, from Pimpri-Chinchwad, says the shirt took a team of 15 goldsmiths two weeks to make working 16 hours a day creating and weaving the gold threads.

It comes complete with its own matching cuffs and a set of rings crafted from left-over gold.

Clip_149‘I know I am not the best looking man in the world but surely no woman could fail to be dazzled by this shirt?’ he explained.

‘The gold shirt has been one of my dreams,’ Mr Phuge said.

‘It will be an embellishment to my reputation as the ‘Gold man of Pimpri”‘ Mr Phuge said.

The gaudy shirt was assembled on a fabric base of imported white velvet, and comes with six Swarovski crystal buttons and an intricate belt, also made of gold.

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