Fidel Castro has died, but we will not forget his cigars and his popular Adidas tracksuits.
Every political leader has it’s own fashion style. Qaddafi used to wear pilot sunglasses, Mao had his popular Chinese Liberation Army suit.
The Atlantic explores the fashion style of current living dictators, like Alexander Lukashenko, known as Europe’s last dictator, who dresses in sharkskin suits, greatcoats, military uniforms.
Nicolas Maduro, from Venezuela, frequently wears a jacket in the colours of the Venezuelan flag and track pants, imitating his predecessor.
Kim Jong Un, North Korea’s dictator, has a very diverse closet: his penchant for pinstripe suits, his fedoras, his desire that his countrymen share his hairstyle, or his brief flirtation with hipster glasses. South Korean media even speculated that he fractured his ankles wearing heels to make him look taller.
Read more about the Dictators closets in The Atlantic