The image of a K-pop idol often extends to her unique fashion choices and the way she likes to appropriate certain styles. Often spotted leading fashion shows or sitting front row at global fashion brands, K-pop idols like BLACKPINK’s Jennie, BTS’s Kim Taehyung aka V have become notable fashion icons. Let’s take a look at some of the South Korean artists who are also known for their fashion choices.
The singer and rapper of the K-pop group Shinee is one of the idols who has also made a name for himself in the field of fashion. The singer believes in asexual fashion and even wore a sparkly skirt outfit for the music video for Don’t Call Me. In addition to wearing flowy clothes, Key also extends her fashion to her creative endeavors. The 30-year-old rapper recently released his mini album Bad Love which saw him perform with cosmic spacesuits and 80s-inspired disco vibes.
Blackpink’s Jennie often attends fashion shows. More recently, the 26-year-old star was spotted at the Chanel show for Paris Fashion Week. The K-pop idol was spotted front row in a childish look at Virginie Viard’s pre-fall show. Chanel brand ambassador since 2017, Jennie wore the French fashion house’s all-black look.
Jennie was also spotted at the exclusive Jacquemus fashion show in Hawaii. The singer wore an all-pink outfit by the French fashion designer that showcased his tropical-inspired Le Splash collection.
Apart from being part of the biggest musical group in the world, V aka Taehyung is also a fashion enthusiast. The 26-year-old and other BTS members showed off Virgil Abloh’s Fall/Winter 2021 menswear last year. Jin, Suga, j-Hope, RM, Jimin, Jungkook and V each donned the exquisite Abloh-designed pieces as the K-pop members navigated an industrial space filled with Vuitton-clad models.
Before being Louis Vuitton’s brand ambassador, V was often spotted in Gucci creations.
Kai, the lead singer of K-pop group EXO, has also made a name for himself in the fashion world. Apart from his smooth dance moves and fluid singing skills, Kai can also pass as a model on a fashion show. The global brand ambassador of Gucci modeled the Italian fashion house‘s clothes in his own creative way.
Lee Chae-rin aka CL has become the first K-pop star with Blackpink’s Rose to grace the red carpet at one of the biggest fashion events of the year Met Gala 2021. The 31-year-old former rapper of girl group 2NE1 wore a blue denim coat over white briefs, designed by Alexander Wang.
Which K-pop idol is your favorite fashion icon?
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