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Most of us already know that a lot of our clothes are made by people who work in less than optimal conditions and earn little money by Western standards—even high-end brands like Burberry and Louis Vuitton. Buying clothes—or at least the major part of a wardrobe—entirely made in the USA or Europe can be prohibitively expensive, so most of us figure out for ourselves how to make peace with the fact that what we wear may not be entirely sustainably or ethically produced.

But how about clothes made in North Korea? Would you draw a line there?