K-pop artists are still taking the world by storm. They aren’t just headlining music charts, they’re also influencing fashion trends worldwide.
Take BTS, for example: They are one of the most popular boy groups in the world and they are known for wearing designer pieces. They are also one of many K-pop groups that caused the spike in Moschino and Chrome Hearts searches on Lyst.
Just like every other celebrity, K-pop fans keep an eye out on their idols’ OOTDs—from shows down to their airport looks. Even if you’re not an avid listener of K-pop, you can also grab fashion inspiration from them. This is why we compiled some female artists you should follow based on your personal style, or if you want to change up your wardrobe.
Keeping up with fashion week trends: Dara Park
We all know Dara as Sandara Park from “Star Circle Quest,” but the rest of the world knows her from 2NE1. After the group’s split, she’s still on everybody’s radars since she’s present at multiple fashion week shows. It’s safe to say that you’ll be updated on the latest street style trends—from elegant dresses to streetwear chic—if you follow her on Instagram.
Sexy with an edge: Jeon Ji-woo
I follow Jeon Ji-woo of Kard on Instagram, and every time she updates her feed, her looks are always different. The common theme though is that she likes edgy clothing that shows off her long legs. One of Jeon’s most popular look to date is her red ensemble in the “Dumb Litty” music video.
Laid-back and ready to dance: Lisa Manoban
Blackpink’s Lisa is the dancer of the group, which is why she’s most comfortable in streetwear. She may be an unofficial Celine girl now, but we’ll always know her for wearing hoodies, crop tops, and sneakers. This laid-back style also landed her a Penshoppe endorsement.
Androgynous: Amber Liu
Former f(x) member Amber Liu is now making a name for herself as a solo artist. She has also become a social media favorite because of her androgynous look, which is considered unique for women in K-pop. This is reflected in her style which mostly consists of loose shirts, hoodies, jeans, and the occasional tank top when she wants to show off her tattoos.
Minimalist with a splash of pastel: Jessica Jung
Jessica Jung, former Girls’ Generation member and now-fashion entrepreneur, has mastered minimalist and monochromatic dressing. Her outfits are usually feminine but not too frilly; sometimes she plays with pastels and fun prints, too.
The sweet spot between glam and street: CL
Former 2NE1 member CL is doing well as a solo artist and a fashion icon. Whether she’s performing or attending events, she manages to mix glam and streetwear elements to her looks. These are made fiercer with her strong eye makeup and overall badass attitude.
Art by Tricia Guevara
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