From skinny jeans to trench coats: bizarre fashion bans in North Korea | The Times of India

It is a known fact that North Korea follows an authoritative regime. The constitution defines North Korea as “a dictatorship of people’s democracy” led by the Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK), led by Kim Jong-un. While human rights violations in the country have always been in the news, another edition on the list is fashion bans or restrictions imposed by the ruling party on things their citizens can do. Jong-un recently announced a list of banned fashion trends in the region’s government-run newspaper, and you’ll be shocked to know what’s on the list. Here’s a look at some of the styles that are banned in the country because they’re considered symbols of the capitalist lifestyle.


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