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Is This Offensive? Elle Says ?north Korea Chic? Is Cool

Yesterday Elle posted a story on their website, A to Zee: Joe Zee Spells Out Falls 2013 Top Fashion Trends. The trend for the letter N was North Korea Chic. Not exactly the most culturally sensitive of trendswe have to wonder how Joe Zee let that one slip by. Max Fisher of The Washington Post also spotted Elles trend mistakewhich has since been removed and replaced with a safer N trend, Naval and provided some background on why Elle should have chosen another N. For starters, he points out that a pair of pants that Elle suggests for readers to get the look cost $425, while the average person in jaket jepang North Korea is thought to earn only $4. It would take the average North Korean 106 days to earn a pair of these pantsonly if they saved every penny of their money. Joe Zee wrote in the origial post that North Korean chic is known for its take no prisoners tailoring, an ironic statement, because as Fisher points out, North Korea has historically taken foreign civilians captive and held them for years at a time. In fact, Buzzfeed posted just this morning that the State Department is now warning against travel to North Korea, on the risk of arbitrary arrest and detention of U.S.

Trail Blazers sign NBA first Korean center

[Reuters] The 7-foot-3, 305-pound rookie, who was selected by the Trail Blazers in the second round 46th pick overall of the 2004 NBA Draft, had been playing with the Portland Reign of the American Basketball Association, said the Trail Blazers in the statement. "We are pleased that Seung-Jin has played effectively in the ABA," Trail Blazers General Manager John Nash was quoted as saying. "And we feel that he would benefit from working with our coaches on a daily basis." An early entry candidate for the 2004 NBA Draft, Ha Seimg-Jin is the first Korean to play in the NBA. He did not play competitive basketball during the 2003-04 season as he moved to Los Angeles to work out in preparation for the draft.

South Korean Celebrities Love Balmain Stripe Satin Blazer

The Balmain 'Stripe Satin Blazer' which retails for a whopping USD$2,260.29 on Net-A-Porter seems to be a favorite among the South Korean celebrities. The blazer was worn by the stars at various events an TV programs.

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