A petty dictator Kim Jong Un forbade citizens to wear tight pants – because he fears that the clothes are “indecent”.
Supreme Leader c North Korea issued a fashion decree after an increasing number of young people were spotted in skinny jeans.
But the new popularity of skinny pants, which apparently finally took root a few years after the “hipsters” trend in the West, angered the Socialist Patriotic Youth League.
The state youth organization reportedly began filming women aged 20-30 who wear offensive items before hiring them, according to The sun.
After being caught at the scene, the ladies are taken to local SPYL offices for a Stalinist self-criticism session, where they are forced to write letters promising not to wear them again.
Once published, footage of them in pants is kept by League members and used as training material.
In one video, the women were even described as “indecent clothes” and “unclean ideology.”
Other banned images include dyed hair, mullets, shirts with Western brands and facial piercings.
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Kim Jong Un also imposed a ban on leather jackets, despite the fact that on the 10th anniversary of his coming to power he himself was spotted in this attractive thing.
Last year, one resident revealed that police in the northern city of Pyongyang have begun cracking down on both vendors and those who wear clothes, although young people have protested against the new measures.
Authorities described the fashion as “an unclean tendency to challenge the authority of the Supreme Dignity,” the resident said.
The jackets were popularized in the early 2000s by illegally imported South Korean films distributed in provincial cities.