May 24, 2024

Fix up, look sharp: the changing face of North Korean men’s fashion

Styles are getting more modern — though the streetwear of the South remains a long way off

Alek Sigley is a graduate student at Pyongyang’s Kim Il Sung University and runs the North Korea tour company Tongil Tours. You can read his first column for NK News here.

Last week I examined a North Korean women’s fashion magazine. This week I want to introduce NK News readers to a men’s fashion magazine which I recently obtained.

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