K-fashion Recap: Seventeen's Vogue Shoot, Blackpink's Coachella OOTDs, More
May 19, 2023
Put on your fanciest dress as we step into the world of Korean fashion. To stay au courant on the latest developments in the K-fashion industry, we’ve buckled down to give you a quick roundup of the hottest fashion trends worn by K-pop stars and K-drama icons in April 2023.
Here are several statement pieces and memorable fashion statements that you should bookmark, from the best looks seen on the runway to red carpet-style ideas and music video outfit inspirations.
Cha Eun Woo at The Gris VIP Party
On April 11, Astro’s Cha Eun-woo was the center of attention during the Gris Dior VIP party that took place in Los Angeles.
The Korean star looked attractively fashionable in a cream suit designed by luxury brand Dior. He complemented his outfit with a cross-body bag and white sneakers, giving the impression that he’s the ideal leading man he’s known to be.
Steal this look: For sneakerheads, Eun Woo sported a pair of Dior’s B31 Runner Sneakers in white technical mesh with a warped cannage motif. These shoes first debuted at the Dior Men’s Summer 2023 fashion show.
Seventeen’s Hoshi, Woozi, and Vernon for Vogue Korea
On April 18, world-renowned fashion magazine Vogue Korea published a video cover featuring Seventeen members Hoshi, Woozi, and Vernon. Dubbed the “triple impact,” the three brought out that “dynamic and mischievous Seventeen” vibe during their interview.
Hoshi channeled his inner model with a Jacquard Snap Off Straight Denim Pants and Snap Up Short Sleeve Denim Shirt. On the other hand, Vernon was decked up in a yellow Martine Rose football-inspired T-shirt with an embroidered logo of the brand. You may get it here. The group’s lead vocalist, Woozi, donned Dolce & Gabbana’s ripped, overdyed wide-leg jeans during the photoshoot.
Blackpink at Coachella 2023
Blackpink once again reigned supreme at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival on April 22. Apart from the group’s intense two-hour set, the quartet served showstopping looks in Barbiecore aesthetic.
Featuring baby pink custom ensembles by Mugler’s Casey Cadwallader, the girls wore rhinestone-adorned outfits with constructed bodices. Jisoo matched her outfit with a pair of pink platform lace-up boots from Jimmy Choo, while Rosé glistened in a platinum and diamond jewelry set from Tiffany & Co.
Steal this look: Be the unofficial fifth member of Blackpink in no time and slay this halter plain glitter rhinestone buckled cutout crop top and spaghetti strap glitter mini bodycon on Yes Style that shares the same style and fashion aesthetic.
Glamorous Looks from 59th Baeksang Arts Awards 2023
The Korean entertainment industry has undeniably reached the pinnacle of global success because of its high-quality productions, gorgeous actors, and easy accessibility to its content.
The Baeksang Art Awards (dubbed South Korea’s version of the Oscars) is held annually to recognize excellence in film, television, and theat.
Apart from the list of awardees, the stunning looks of hallyu stars were also highly anticipated during the ceremony last April 28. Here are some of the A-list K-drama actors and actresses at the awards ceremony who slayed the red carpet:
Known for her roles in “Start-Up,” “While You Were Sleeping,” and “Vagabond,” Bae Suzy arrived at the Incheon Paradise City wearing a stunning black ball gown.
It was designed by Spanish bridal and evening dress designer Marco & Maria under their Coleccion Luces Y Sombras (Light and shadows). She finished off her look by donning a pair of diamond earrings and an elegant choker that exuded sophistication.
Lim Je Yeon
Dubbed the “national villain,” Lim Je Yeon’s antagonistic role in “The Glory” has propelled her to win the Best Supporting Actress Award for TV at the ceremony.
She walked onto the stage looking sweet and angelic in a glittery off-white long gown. Her elegant and alluring appearance made Je Yeon’s look more interesting even without any accessories.
Steal this look: You may cop Je Yeon’s ethereal aesthetic with this Spaghetti Strap Glitter Mini Corset Dress in silver gray from Yes Style without looking like a bride.
Highly acclaimed South Korean singer and actress IU also hit the red carpet with a very posh vibe in her layering white silk dress with asymmetric sleeves or off-shoulder straps.
She wore a creation by Katherine Tash Tate paired with luxurious ribbon-shaped accessories from Tilda’s Bow Collection.
Steal this look: This one-shoulder satin dress from Lazada might serve as a dead ringer for the one that IU wore for the ceremony. It is a mid-waist type with a lengthy skirt that comes with a fishtail design, adding a flattering figure to the wearer.
Song Hye Kyo
Known for her timeless beauty, Song Hye Kyo was one of the hot topics at the event and bagged the award for Best Actress in Drama.
She looked incredibly gorgeous as she arrived in a chiffon pink dress paired with Chaumet’s Liens Inséparables earrings and Laurier ring. Her wavy hairstyle artfully framed her pretty face.
Steal this look: Online fashion store YOOX offers this silk long dress in beige to get Kyo’s look for less. The dress is fully lined with a button closure at the back and measures 50.7 inches in length.
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