Style Edit: 5 Ways To Dress Up
Like Your Favourite K-Drama Star
K-Drama Looks To
Inspire Your Fashion's Gram
If you are a fan of K-dramas, the chance that you have feelings for Korean fashion trend is not mutually exclusive. Here’s your 101 handy fashion guide from five K-drama actresses who are the perfect 5-star rep in the style department to transform their own screen style for your everyday, party or office edit.
#1: Vagabond’s Go Hye Ri:
Undercover Agent Look
Get on board this thrilling spy action drama “Vagabond” which revolves around a man investigating an airplane crash and got involved in a massive corruption scandal. Cop super spy girl, Suzy’s airport look starring lead actress Go Hye Ri as though the airport is your fashion runway.
Spice up your workwear edits and exudes unflappable aura in an oversized blazer and tailored pants like Suzy. Wear your curls loose and give off natural charm in a classy pair of shades and black pointy heels.
Get Her Look: Blazer up in versatile beige colour and black pants. Together with a classy belt and chic pair of shades for sunny days, complete your smart chic look with a Black Mini Box Leather Shoulder Top Handle Bag and a pair of comfortable, sophisticated Black Pointy Toe Pumps for an instant height boost and strut confidently.
#2: Hotel Del Luna’s Jang Man Wol:
Timeless Party Glamour Look
Get mesmerised by the ethereal graceful hotelier Jang Man Wol (played by IU) with her divine goddess-like looks in Hotel Del Luna. Recreate timeless fashion like IU’s character who has lived for a thousand years and pull off classic styles from vintage high collars and puffy sleeves to flowy maxi dresses.
Look demure yet fearlessly feminine having been a thousand-year-old hotelier and living through the countless era of fashion trends. Add irresistible glamour with accessories form brooches, hats, jewels and even gloves for your party edit. Exude a modern flair and channel charming old-fashioned flair that is hauntingly beautiful like Man Wol.
Get Her Look: Whether it’s at a party or a media event, be a heart stealer in ethereal style and exude goddess-like charm in a flowy satin dress. Add a lovely touch with pearl embellished hair clips and bejewelled earrings. Slip into a pair of timeless classic White Crystal Embellished Embroidered Leather Pointy Toe Mules with a gorgeous oriental touch that no one can resist to complete the ensemble.
#3: Memories Of Alhambra’s Emma:
The Bohemian Lady
If you are into fantasy plots, catch this intriguing drama about an AR game that turns deadly. Park Shin Hye plays missing creator’s sister Hee-Ju as well as the NPC character in the game that her brother Park Chan Yeol (Exo) created.
The exciting AR game is set in beautiful city Granada with amazing picturesque sceneries of Spain inspired by the stories of the Alhambra Palace.
One of the most unforgettable characters is NPC Emma (played by Park Shin Hye) and her breath-taking gipsy look. From flared sleeves to laces details to alluring red veils, Emma’s bohemian style is so alluring and a major scene-stealer.
Get Her Look: Take some style cues and enjoy summer in breezy boho styles from Memories of Alhambra’s Park Shin Hye! Dress up in lovely chiffon dress or outfits with delicate embroidered details that stand out in the crowd and keep the summer heat at bay. Accessorise with an airy scarf with frill ends and slip into a breezy comfy Almond Pearly Crystal Embellished Diamond Toe-Ring Leather Slides that is perfect for the summer adventures!
#4: Weightlifting Fairy’s Kim Bok Joo:
The Adorable Athleisure Style
Inspired by the life of Olympic gold-medalist Jang Mi-ran, the K-drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-joo played by Lee Sung Kyung who aspires to become a great weightlifter in this coming-of-age drama of college athletes chasing after their dream and finding love along the way.
Bok Joo may not be the typical fashionista but she sure swoons the hearts of many with her lovely pastel colour palette that is perfect for the Spring season!
As an athlete, she chose practicality and comfort. She adores her hoodies, knits and athleisure outfits that give off unstoppable swag. Go for cute short bangs like Bok Joo and steal her adorable look!
Featured style: 327-89 Pink Pastel Contrast Leather Sneakers
Get Her Look: Pull off that sweet eighteen look and cop Kim Bok Joo’s wearable pastel athleisure style that send hearts fluttering! Put on your comfy sweater and joggers for those cooler days and top it off with a denim jacket. Exudes sport-chic appeal in a lovely Pink Pastel Contrast Leather Sneakers on contemporary aesthetic and pull off a cutesy look in knitted beanie with a little furball.
#5: Crash Landing On You’s Yoon Se Ri
The Royal Heiress Look
Catch the most fashionable K-Drama series to air this year, “Crash Landing On You” starring actress Son Ye-jin who plays the lead Yoon Se-ri, an heiress who accidentally lands herself in one of the most isolated country in the world - North Korea after a paragliding incident and began a romance with a North Korean soldier.
With a penchant for classy style, Seri is decked in designer wear from head to toe to the likes of Dolce & Gabbanna, Dior, Burberry, Miu Miu and so on. She may be a heiress but she relies on herself and established her own her fashion brand. Her extravagant fashion styles keep everyone in awe and envious with her effortless stylish ensemble.
Get Her Look: Steal a touch of high fashion from Seri and don an alluring, long elegant floral maxi dress or go for a bold red lustrous dress. Slip into a pair of comfortable and shimmery Gold Sparkly Embellished Front Heels, adorned with glistening crystals that screams glamour. Carry on a complementing Black Studded Chevron Double Zipper Boxy Leather Crossbody Bag and stash your red lippie in a Wine Studded Chevron Lipstick Holder.
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