A regionally owned ladies’s clothing boutique specializing in Korean and Canadian trend. A few of the Korean tendencies are slowly becoming accessible in America each as a result of the Hallyu Wave has affect within the U.S. and because Korea is usually first in international style trends (and America is a little slower) — for example, shirts with holes within the sleeves to accentuate the shoulders can now be found in America.
Founded in 2012, the brand made waves in Korea when well-liked Korean actress Ji-hyun Junwore Light Monster shades on her 2014 tv sequence My Love From the Star.” The lenses shortly grew to become a hot commodity in the States—as seen on high models, including Gigi Hadid , Kendall Jenner, and Miranda Kerr.
In addition to clothes and accessories, there are additionally some other sorts of Korean items on the market, from plush toys to kitchenware to, in fact, Okay-magnificence merchandise (Nordstrom ran a Ok-magnificence Pop-In shop in January , to which this Okay-fashion store is a observe-up).
Everybody from Phillip Lim to Tory Burch can’t seem to open gigantic, ambitiously designed outposts fast enough; Prada collaborated with Rem Koolhaas’s OMA to create their Prada Transformer, a 66-foot-excessive metal structure that drew a world coterie of gawkers at its debut in 2009; and maybe most telling of all, Rain, the floppy-haired Korean pop phenomenon and style icon, recently topped a Time readers’ poll of the a hundred most influential individuals on this planet.
This original exhibition options greater than 120 works, starting from re-creations of clothes from the Joseon dynasty to up to date designs from Karl Lagerfeld of Chanel, pioneer of Korean style Jin Teok, and two Seoul-based Korean designers.