Discover the Korean Infatuations
South Korea might always be overshadowed culturally to its bigger brothers in China and Japan, but that hasn't let the South Korean capital keep itself from growing a thriving fashion scene. Seoul today, is producing some of the best world class fashion exports that include likes of - JUUN.J, D.GNAK by KANG.D, LIFUL and WOOYOUNGMI, to name a few - who turn and twist the blueprints of Western fashion into something unique of their own. The city's vibrant street style is meanwhile beginning to rival Pitti Uomo's in sheer spectacle. Never seen before outrageous outfits are now donned by the very flamboyant Koreans. A lot of them have even propelled into glittering TV and movie careers on the back of their street style stardom.
Seoul's fashion week might only be 12 years old, but if recent years are to be taken into account, then the city is a must watch for sure.
The most prominent fashion stores in the city include -
10 Corso Como Seoul - It offers a unique blend art, music, design, cuisine and culture from around the world and a slow and savoring shopping experience. Address - 79 Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Kasina - It is the largest streetwear concept shop in Korea. It imports, distributes, and sells number of brands. Address - 647, Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul
Beaker - It aims to blend contemporary fashion and lifestyle while remaining firmly rooted in eco-friendly designed ethos.
Some of the other major stores include Boon the Shop, Rare Market and MANHATTANS.