Versace’s $1,200 shirt goes viral in Malaysia for its resemblance to restaurant uniform

Posted by: Linh Le June 21, 2023 | 2:58am PT

Malaysians are left laughing at the sight of a high-end Versace shirt that looks almost identical to the uniform of a popular local restaurant chain.

The designer shirt, priced at 1,100 euros (approximately $1,200), is said to be similar to the uniforms of staff at Malaysia’s largest restaurant chain, Nasi Kandal Perita, which sells the local dish nasi kandal. It was done. Straight Times.

“If you want to get a Nasi Kandar Pelita shirt, you can get it at Versace,” joked TikToker Afif Skyli in a video showing a blue and yellow designer shirt. .

Shirt from the Versace collection.Photos from Afif Skyli’s TikTok

Many netizens also had the same idea, as the blue and yellow hues employed in the luxury brand’s design were very close to those used in the chain’s staff uniforms.

Nasi Kandar Pelita staff uniform.Photo from Nasi Kandar Pelita's Facebook

Nasi Kandar Pelita staff uniform.Photo from Nasi Kandar Pelita’s Facebook

Many jokes were made online, with many saying that people wearing Versace shirts shouldn’t go out to dinner at restaurants lest they be mistaken for staff.

Some people sarcastically praised the owner of Nasi Kandar Pelita for providing his employees with such high-end brand clothing.

Versace is an Italian luxury fashion brand founded by Gianni Versace in the 1970s and known for its bold styles and prints.

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