Blog: Leonie BarrieLifting the mini-skirt ban

Leonie Barrie | 24 November 2006

South Korea’s decision to lift a long-standing law against wearing mini-skirts and hot-pants in public will come as good news to the country’s fashion fans. The law hasn’t been enforced since the 1980s, but at least young women can now step out in the latest looks without fear of upsetting the “fashion police,” who prowled the streets in the 1970s measuring the length of women’s skirts.

Mini-skirt ban to be scrapped


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