February 21, 2024

Kim Jong Un’s daughter rocks Gucci shades despite crackdown on bourgeois culture

Expert says luxury brands are status symbol for North Korean elite but that sanctions likely limit import of new lines

Kim Jong Un’s daughter sported what look to be Gucci sunglasses during an appearance with her father on Thursday, the latest example of Pyongyang elites flouting luxury brands despite ongoing crackdowns onbourgeois culture” and “anti-socialist” behavior.

Photos published in state media on Friday showed Kim and his daughter attending an event at the DPRK’s air force headquarters to celebrate the Nov. 29 Aviation Day holiday.