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Fashion police? North Korea bans leather coats to stop citizens from copying Kim Jong-un's style: Report

2 months ago
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North Korea is reportedly imposing a ban on leather jackets and trench coats so that common people do not copy the style of their supreme leader, Kim Jong-un.  Radio Free Asia reported, citing sources in the country that authorities in North Korea are saying that it is disrespectful to copy the fashion choices of the country's leader.
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North Korea bans leather coats after Kim starts new fashion trend

North Korea has banned leather coats that copy the style of North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un, multiple sources told Radio Free Asia. Kim Jong Un popularized the leather jacket in 2019, with the clothing initially worn by rich people who could afford the pricey item. However, fake leather was soon imported so the jacket could be worn by those with less money, which frustrated the North Korean leader. "When these leather coats became popular, the...

2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States
Ownership:Verizon Communications
Daily Mirror

North Korea 'bans leather jackets so people can't dress like Kim Jong-un'

Since despot Kim Jong-un appeared on TV wearing a long leather coat two years ago, the look has become popular, insiders say

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
Ownership:Reach plc
Daily Express

North Korean fashion police? Kim Jong-un imposes crackdown on people imitating his style

KIM JONG-UN appears to have created his own fashion police as the North Korean dictator imposed a strict ban on leather coats in the hermit kingdom in a bid to clamp down on style copycats.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
Ownership:Reach plc
IBTimes

North Korea Bans Leather Coats, Claims It's 'Impure' To Copy Kim Jong Un's Style

Leather jackets rose to popularity after Kim Jong-Un was seen wearing the garb during a missile test in 2019.

2 months ago·United States
Ownership:IBT Media
The Telegraph

North Korean police seize long black trench coats in crackdown on stealing Kim Jong-un’s style

The Workers’ Party issues a directive on who is permitted to wear jackets that have become a symbol of status and power

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
Ownership:Press Holdings, David and Frederick Barclay
The Hill

North Korea bans leather coats after Kim starts new fashion trend

North Korea has banned leather coats that copy the style of North Korean Leader Kim Jong Un, multiple sources

2 months ago·Washington, United States
Ownership:Nexstar Media Group

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