Money-lender Datta Phuge 32, from Pimpri-Chinchwad, commissioned  the shirt which took a team of 15  goldsmiths two weeks to make working 16 hours  a day creating and weaving the gold threads.

It is often said that money can’t buy  love.

But trying telling that to a wealthy Indian man who splashed out £14,000 on a solid  gold shirt in the hope it will attract female attention.

Dazzling: 'I know I am not the best looking man in the world but surely no woman could fail to be dazzled by this shirt?' he explainedGolden appeal: Wealthy Datta Phuge has splashed out £14,000 on a solid gold shirt to make sure he’s a 24 karat hit with women in  central India

 

Wealthy Datta Phuge Work of art: Money-lender Datta, 32, from Pimpri-Chinchwad, says the shirt took a team of 15 goldsmiths two weeks to make working 16 hours a day creating and we

Work of art: Money-lender Datta, 32, from  Pimpri-Chinchwad, says the shirt took a team of 15 goldsmiths two weeks to make  working 16 hours a day creating and weaving the gold threads

It comes complete with its own matching cuffs  and a set of rings crafted from left-over gold.

‘I know I am not the best looking man in the  world but surely no woman could fail to be dazzled by this shirt?’ he  explained

‘The gold shirt has been one of my dreams,’  Mr Phuge told Indian newspaper the Pune Mirror.

‘It will be an embellishment to my reputation  as the ‘Gold man of Pimpri”‘ Mr Phuge said.

The gaudy shirt was assembled on a fabric  base of  imported white velvet, and comes with six Swarovski crystal buttons and  an intricate belt, also made of gold.