A Dior leather jacket, Moschino hat, Prada sunglasses...these aren’t designer items one would normally associate with old age pensioners. Many retired prefer beige trousers, brown sandals, and boring neckties.
However, one retiree from Khabarovsk in Russia’s
Boris keeps up with what the media writes about him and posts links on his Instagram. He complains that he receives many negative comments under his photos by Russian users, but luckily people from China and the West are far more complimentary.
Some people write that he should be snapped by a professional photographer and that he really doesn’t look like a Russian retiree.
He hasn’t always been interested in fashion though and it wasn’t until the 2000s that Boris’ pension was increased to 18,000 rubles ($320) – after he fought cancer – that he started buying cool clothes.
"I became interested in
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