Kim Jong-un, child god-king of North Korea, has a new haircut intended to connect him to his grandfather, Kim Il-sung.
It’s quite the barber’s trick, some kind of upside-down trapezoid that proudly defies the laws of physics.
— Frank Feinśtein (@frankfeinstein) February 19, 2015
That’s not the only new cosmetic upkeep to grace the tyrant’s head—he now sports half-shaved eyebrows. Who knows why? The Guardian calls it “a fine example of fashion’s current love of gender-neutral style.”
Ki Lee, founder and creative director of a London salon called Hurwundekei, told the Guardian that the new ‘do is possible with the tag-teaming efforts of perm and wax. “It’s not too easy to do on Asian hair, but we get a lot of people coming into the salon requesting this sort of volume,” Lee said.
Lee added that the hairstyle will require a new perm every few months, if it’s to be maintained. Of course, in the mean time, the Internet is having a heyday:
— Robyn Urback (@RobynUrback) February 19, 2015
— Sachin Kalbag (@SachinKalbag) February 20, 2015
— KCNA Watch (@KCNAWatch) February 19, 2015