Wearing glasses, ditching bra, donning men's suit and tie: South Korean TV anchor challenges norms

Lim Hyun-ju in a black and white photo taken to mark the day she went braless.
Lim Hyun-ju in a black and white photo taken to mark the day she went braless.PHOTO: MBC
South Korean news anchor Lim Hyun-ju wearing glasses in a recent broadcast.
South Korean news anchor Lim Hyun-ju wearing glasses in a recent broadcast.PHOTO: LIM HYUN-JU/INSTAGRAM
Lim Hyun-ju, the first news anchor in South Korea to wear glasses on TV.
Lim Hyun-ju, the first news anchor in South Korea to wear glasses on TV.PHOTO: MBC

SEOUL - First, she went on air wearing her glasses to read the news, becoming the first TV anchor to do so in her country.

Then, she ditched her bra for a day to raise the question of whether the undergarment is necessary - again on national TV.

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