APEC Fashion Through the Years — PICTURES

Nov. 14, 2011, 8:17 a.m.

Al­though Pres­id­ent Obama de­clined to con­tin­ue a light­er tra­di­tion at the Asia-Pa­cific Eco­nom­ic Co­oper­a­tion for­um, where world lead­ers gath­er for a “fam­ily photo” while dress­ing in at­tire that cap­tures the host coun­try’s cul­ture, there are still plenty of cos­tumes from years past to en­joy — even if we don’t get to see aloha shirts and leis at this year’s sum­mit in Hon­olulu.

(RE­LATED: Obama at APEC and ASEAN)