Until now they were permitted to have one of 10 state-approved haircuts (women can choose between 18 different styles) and had to have it cut every 15 days, but no more.

No, now crackpot leader Kim Jong-un has issued guidelines decreeing that all male university students (but not all men, fortunately) wear their hair just like their supreme leader.

The state-ordered “fashion guidelines” were introduced in the capital Pyongyang about two weeks ago and is now sweeping across the rest country, according to the Korea Times.

British-American news website and tech and social media blog Mashable says the new style has been labelled the “Dear Leader Kim Jong Un”.

We prefer the “Dictator Snip”.

Good job I’m balding, long since graduated and not from North Korea then isn’t it?

Living there must suck.

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