Posts tagged "kim jong ii"

The Inspiration Board: Kim Jong-Il

Somehow, the fashion interwebs are going gaga for improbable style icon Kim Jong-Il, as we explained yesterday. Frightening? Yes. Hilarious? Kind of. You have to wonder—think he was trying to look cool, or just fell into it? Those glasses seem pretty calculated, if you ask us. His style is certainly simple enough … it’s all…

Leonora Epstein / April 9, 2010

Meet Unlikely Fashion Icon, Kim Jong-II

Here’s how to make a fashion trend “happen” (not): A Communist party press release newspaper names the North Korean leader as a leading international fashion icon. Wha!? Known for his hyper-utilitarian grey uniform, we’re not sure how many folks are copping this trend, though it’s true that the military look is rather hot for spring.

Erin Flaherty / April 8, 2010