What's Borat's Best Look?

11/08/2006 at 12:55 PM ET

The box office returns make one thing clear: Americans liiiiike fumbling faux Kazakh journalist Borat (otherwise known as comedian Sacha Baron Cohen). His moviefilm Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan held the No. 1 spot at the box office after opening last weekend. But the verdict is still out about one thing: Borat’s fashion sense. While he tells PEOPLE that he doesn’t need a stylist – “I able to put on my own shirt and antipants,” he says – he could use a some coaching. At least, he’s been trying to step it up a bit on the red carpet –witness these three dazzling looks. First, he goes Mr. Hollywood in a skinny tie, shades and a shiny suit. Then, there’s his “casual tourist” look. (Who doesn’t love a purple fannypack?) And finally, Borat models a barely-there chartreuse “banana thong.” (We’d love to see Mr. Shorts Matthew McConaughey wearing one.) Now we want to know: Which Borat look do you give your thumbs-up to?

Photo: Barnard/Rex USA; Richard Young/Rex USA; WENN

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Andrea on

LOL that is just wrong.

Brandy on

That lime green banana hammock is HOT!!! I am going out today to get my husbad one….and I might splurge and get him a fanny pack too!!! Thanks to the Borat, I now know REAL fashion sense!!! HA HA HA HA

Kristen on

That takes guts. But it’s funny as all get-out!

christin on

For Bunky who said “what a moroon” needs to learn how to spell (it’s moron)if you think you’re good enough to criticize. He’s supposed to be funny and disgusting, it’s a character people! If you’re one of the people taking him seriously, get a sense of humor!

Jordan on

First of all, Borat is one of the GREATEST, MOST HISTERICAL characters ever to exist! I love the movie and I hope he can keep going with it, although the element of surprise is lost.

None of these outfits are very good…but have you seen Sasha Baren Cohen OUT of the Borat character? I mean have you ever seen him as himself?!?!? HE IS VERY ATTRACTIVE…almost sexy.

hexxuss on

I think I prefer him with clothes on, so I don’t go blind lol.
As for the “what a maroon?” — That’s the same like Bugs Bunny uses/used all the time…

Haven’t seen the movie yet, but am planning to.

Bunky on

Christin – where to begin? Back at you with the spelling and the not criticizing, given I wrote “maroon” and you wrote “moroon”. Of course, it’s not really clear why I would need to be a good speller before I could criticize someone for wearing a fanny pack. Also, I was indeed evoking Bugs Bunny, which certainly clued hexxuss in to the joke…but not you.

Mintie on

Thumbs up for the neon green banana thong; with socks and dressing shoes, what a fashion statement. Have to admire the guy; he is a genius at marketing himself. Funny or not; like him or not; every one is talking about Borat.
Good on you Sasha!

Kristin on

Banana Thong, oh yes. Where can i get my guy one of those.

kybos on

i love your guys’ maroon/moron thing, such a serious discussion issue. that made me laugh almost as much as the *beautiful* banana hammock. what guts he has to go out like that!

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