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Carla Bruni carrying the Gucci bag in Doha, Gatar. Photo: Karim Jafaar, Getty

Consummately chic Carla Bruni Sarkozy proves her great sense of style knows no (international) boundaries.

During a trip to the Middle East earlier this week, the model/chanteuse/French First Lady toted a black leather Gucci bag with bamboo handle to the Shafallah Center for Children With Special Needs in Doha, Qatar.

Bruni appropriately covered up her top half with a grey shawl, but we wonder how the Qataris felt about her rather revealing choice in skirt.

Read more about Mrs. Nicholas Sarkozy's sartorial choices.