3. The Red Loafers
Red outdoor shoes have been part of the pope’s wardrobe for centuries, but recent popes have altered them — to play down the bright color — or altogether abandoned them. Like with the Camauro, Benedict brought the shoes back with a vengeance — they even earned him a nod in 2007 from Esquire as “Accessorizer of the Year.” There are rumors the shoes are Prada loafers, but the Vatican has repeatedly insisted they are made by Italian cobbler Adriano Stefanelli.
6. Belstaff Outerwear
Last year, Michele and Manuele Malenotti, owners of high-end Italian fashion house Belstaff, presented the pope with a “unique, contemporary and exclusive parka and jacket.”
8. And The Sombrero
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