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Fashion Inches Forward in North Korea

Most North Koreans remain too poor to think much about fashion, and resist outside influences. But in Pyongyang, styles have slowly changed.
Image: North Koreans leave an underground subway station in Pyongyang,
In this Sept. 1, 2014 photo, North Koreans leave an underground subway station in Pyongyang, North Korea. Most North Koreans remain too poor to think much about fashion, and the country in general maintains a deep-rooted resistance to outside influences. But in Pyongyang, where the standard of living is relatively high, clothes and styles have been changing in recent years - slowly and in a limited way, but more than many outsiders might think. (AP Photo/Wong Maye-E) Wong Maye-E / AP