16 Photos That Show The True Beauty of North Korean Women

This Romanian photographer, known for her masterpiece The Atlas of Beauty, has been making waves with these stunning portraits of North Korean women in their day-to-day lives.

Due to the country’s strict censorship policies, it’s not often that images of North Korean women are seen outside of the country. Photographer Mihaela Noroc, who has traveled the world and captured the natural beauty and diversity of women in various countries, was able to snap these beautiful images of North Korean women in their everyday lives.

Check out Mihaela Noroc’s work below:

A woman spotted in the entrance of the Koryo Museum in Kaesong.

A hotel worker in Sinuiju.

A woman and her beautifully designed umbrella.

These women are dressed in beautifully embroidered, traditional dresses.

A student in a pink blouse captured on the streets of Pyongyang.

During the National Day of North Korea, women gather for organized mass dances in traditional clothing.

This lady wore a pin with the face of a former leader, which is a common practice of North Korean citizens.

A woman dressed in a beautiful traditional gown.

This lady was photographed while working in a textile factory.

A beautiful waitress in Pyongyang, the capital of North Korea.

In a beautiful black ensemble, this woman is photographed on the streets of Wonsan City.

A worker on the train is photographed in her lovely uniform.

This singer is photographed before her performance.

A lady poses in red on a wide boulevard.

This civil service worker stands tall in her uniform.

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