Pyongyang, North Korea
The North Korean regime, led by Kim Jong-un, banned the use of tight pants and western-trend haircuts.
The new bans were announced last week by the the official newspaper of the North Korean government, the Rodong SinmunThis was reported by some international media.
Kim Jong-un declared as illegal and not appropriate all those cuts other than the 15 established as “socialists” for their North Korea.
The provisions prohibit the use of cuts known as “mullet”, which are haircuts that are very short in the front and on the sides, and very long at the back of the head.
According to North Korean authorities, these government decisions have been implemented to prevent the “capitalist invasion” in the Asian country.
The North Korean leader is increasingly concerned that young people in his country want to adapt fashions and trends of the western world.
North Korean teens are also banned paint your hair or some of its tips. The Socialist Patriotic Youth League, which functions as a police force, monitors compliance with the prohibitions.
Other provisions include the use of any type of body part piercings, such as lips and nose, as well as wearing shirts or sweaters from world-renowned brands.