Spruce Up Your Style! Best Shops to Buy Korean-inspired Dresses in the PH
by: The Beat Asia
January 19, 2023
As times continue to change, more Korean women are breaking traditional and societal norms, and dressing up how they want in ways that make them feel empowered, effortless, beautiful, and versatile. You can slay a K-inspired OOTD by simply mixing and matching neutral-colored tees tucked under a basic black dress for a casual lookor wear a cute dress paired with a regular-length knit sweater for a classic schoolgirl outfit.
If you’re tired of wearing skintight crop tops and teeny-tiny lace skirts and want to switch to more elegant pieces, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve listed some shops in the Philippines where you can find Korean-inspired dresses that are sure to complement your unique sense of style and personality.
Mall of Korea
With the goal of “bringing the Seoul fashion in Manila,” Mall of Korea is a mecca for Korean fashion trends as they sell clothes designed and made by local designers based in South Korea.
The fact that popular personalities like Gretchen Fullido and Nicole Donesa frequent this shop should tip you off that their Korean-inspired dresses are always trendy. For those living in the metro, you can visit their boutique in Pasig City, while those from farther regions or who prefer online shopping may send a direct message to Mall of Korea for their purchases.
The shop is open every Sunday to Thursday from 1 PM-11 PM and Friday and Saturday from 1 PM-12 AM.
Location: Mall of Korea, 2/F MetroWalk Complex, Meralco Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig
Fab, authentic, and chic – these are the words that best describe the Korean-inspired dresses offered at Heraposh. Fill your wardrobe with these comfy dresses designed for every occasion. You can get their sleeveless bell dress for P588, a tent dress with bishop sleeves for P924, and a deep V-neck short sleeveless dress priced at P1,103, to name a few. To complete your K-inspired closet, you can shop their bags, shoes, skirts, jumpsuits, shorts, casual tops, and pants.
You may place your order on Instagram by providing your complete details or shop via Lazada. The delivery time may take two to three days for Metro Manila and up to one week for provincial areas.
Location: Heraposh, 2nd Flr MRF Bldg, Havila 1920 Taytay, Rizal
Dress My Day PH
Are you a suki of ukay-ukay? If yes, grab affordable yet classy Korean-inspired dresses at this online thrift shop based in Butuan City, Mindanao. Although meetups are not available at Dress My Day, they ship orders exclusively through local couriers.
The dresses they offer are washed and ready to wear except for brand-new items. Each item is available on a “mine” or “grab” basis from P249-P299. They offer various dresses from neutral to printed and aesthetic to vintage styles.
Korean Fashion Shop 101
Dubbed the K-pop dance diva in the Philippines, Dasuri Choi has been supporting Korean Fashion Shop 101 by posting her OOTDs online. You can steal her look by checking out the shop’s high-quality formal and semi-formal K-inspired dresses.
Thanks to Korean Fashion Shop 101, you can also dress like your bias in Blackpink. You can shop Jennie’s off-shoulder flower dress, baby doll dress, and checkered mini dress, as well as Rosé’s off-shoulder white dress, Jisoo’s Chole dress, and Lisa’s retro plaid suspender dress.
To order, you can send a message via their Facebook page or check out via Shopee.
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