Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland

'Bling Bling' Sarkozy - His gifts for President Obama

It seems former French president Nicolas Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni-Sarkozy never arrived empty handed when they crossed the Atlantic to pay a visit to Barack Obama. New documents released on Friday revealed details of the lavish gifts that the French couple showered on the Obamas in 2011. And when it came to buying presents for fellow heads of state, it appears Sarkozy would only consider the top designer labels. In one year he racked up a bill of over $41,000. Here's a look at some of the gifts he bought.


More Galleries