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North Korea leader, Kim Jong Un bans leather coats to stop citizen copying his look

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North Korea leader, Kim Jong Un bans leather coats to stop citizen copying his look

North Korea has reportedly banned folks from sporting leather-based trench coats as a result of dictatorial ruler Kim Jong-un would not need his citizen dressing up like him.

 

First worn by Kim in 2019, the coat turned standard among the many North Korean elite who had been eager to point out their loyalty to the Supreme Chief and who may afford actual leather-based. 

 

However on account of imitations of leather-based trench coats, vogue police have reportedly been deployed to close down retailers promoting them and take them off folks amid fears it cheapens Kim’s look and undermines his authority.

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‘[Police] say that sporting garments designed to appear to be the Highest Dignity’s is an ‘impure development to problem the authority of the Highest Dignity,’ a supply informed Radio Free Asia, utilizing a standard honorific to discuss with Kim.

 

‘They instructed the general public to not put on leather-based coats, as a result of it’s a part of the occasion’s directive to determine who can put on them.’

North Korea leader, Kim Jong Un bans leather coats to stop citizen copying his look

 

The outlet stated knock-off variations of the coat first started showing in September this 12 months when unofficial commerce between China and North Korea was reopened following a shut-down through the Covid pandemic.

 

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That allowed merchants to begin buying artificial leather-based to make the coats from. 

 

Radio Free Asia claimed to have seen an import doc from current months that confirmed dozens of metres of the fabric being imported. 

 

Kim first appeared in a leather-based coat in December 2019, across the time he was negotiating with Donald Trump over North Korea’s nuclear stockpile. 

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The styling was famous by South Korean media, which steered it was indicative of Kim’s need to interrupt with custom and forge his personal id. He had largely styled himself after his father and grandfather, the founding father of North Korea by sporting Mao-style jackets and horn-rimmed glasses.

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