New York gets an official haircut, Kim Jong-un style

We follow the dictator's fashion lead and decide on New York City's must-have haircut

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News broke this morning that North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, now requires that all Korean men have their hair cut to resemble his own wicked-sharp short back and sides (a style that until recently was known in his homeland as the “Chinese Smuggler”). Word is it may be a hoax, but it wouldn't be a far jump from NK’s existing mandate that women may choose one of only 18 styles at the hairdressers; men, one of ten. A recent North Korean political campaign even raged against the scourge of long hair with the inspirational motto “Let us trim our hair in accordance with the Socialist lifestyle.”
 
So, New Yorkers, in the spirit of crazy despotic haircut laws, let us trim our hair in accordance with the NYC lifestyle. Which iconic New Yorkers’ haircuts should be standard in the city? Jimmy Fallon? Jay Z? You decide.

Sarah Jessica Parker

The locks that launched a thousand cupcakes.

Donald Trump

Combovers for everyone!

Jay Z

If you can't respect that, your whole perspective is wack.

Anna Wintour

So chic.

Anderson Cooper

The silver fox of newscasting gives Gotham a sophisticated look.

Karen O

She bangs.

Andy Warhol

Like his own Marilyn Diptych, no?

Jimmy Fallon

Looking handsome, NYC.

Debbie Harry

New Wave hair wave.

Rat Man

Not a haircut per se, but Rat Man's trilby hat with two rats on top is definitely a look.


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