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Lee Yong-hee retrospective: Forty years of making hanbok

A retrospective of designer Lee Young-hee traces the iconic hanbok designer’s four-decade quest to modernize the Korean traditional costume and promote it in the global fashion stage. From traditio...

Updated : 2015.10.01 17:26

Korean beauty YouTubers reach out to global viewers

South Korean beauty YouTubers are reaching out to global viewers with their witty remarks, compelling content and professional makeup skills. The beauty gurus have garnered hundreds of thousands of ...

Updated : 2015.09.23 18:15

[Weekender] Rash guard, a must-have beach item

While summer has always offered an excuse to show off some skin, this season, covering up has become more fashionable than shedding clothes. In lieu of scanty beachwear, the long-sleeved, narrow-nec...

Updated : 2015.07.24 18:11

Two Korean designers present menswear in NY Fashion Week

Two Korean menswear designers presented their spring-summer looks in the men’s collection during New York Fashion Week, drawing interest with innovative and unique designs. Kang Dong-jun of DBYD an...

Updated : 2015.07.16 17:55

[Photo News] All in the Jeans

Models present creations of Korean designer Juun.J during the 2016 spring-summer collection during Paris Fashion Week on Friday. Inspired by naval uniforms, the collection, held at Palais de Tokyo, p...

Updated : 2015.06.28 17:21

Dior’s history meshes with Korean creativity in ‘Esprit Dior’ exhibition

Seoul’s branch of "Esprit Dior," an international series of exhibitions by fashion giant Dior, marks the luxury house’s newfound attention for the Korean market by interweaving the history and phil...

Updated : 2015.06.25 11:11

Dior to open Asia’s biggest flagship store in Seoul

Luxury fashion brand Dior will open its largest Asian flagship store in Seoul next month, with construction nearing completion. The resplendent white architecture is designed by famed French archite...

Updated : 2015.05.22 18:01

Ferragamo, Korean artist collaborate on scarves

Italian luxury fashion house Ferragamo collaborated with Korean artist Lee Sea-hyun for its collection of silk, cashmere and wool accessories. Lee is known for the “red landscape” images that depi...

Updated : 2015.05.13 20:23

The evolution of shopping spaces

Park Jae-hun, 25, heads over to a casual menswear shop in Itaewon to buy some short-sleeve shirts for the upcoming summer season. While browsing, he notices a shelf full of bath soaps by the wall an...

Updated : 2015.04.22 18:41

[Up & Coming] Humility and hard work make for mean designs

Up & Coming is a series of interviews with emerging artists in various fields of arts and entertainment. ― Ed. It would be easy to assume that the creator behind designs that have been called “you...

Updated : 2015.04.14 19:32

Samcheong-dong, Garosugil emerging as hot spots for beauty shoppers

Seoul’s Samcheong-dong and Garosugil, prized for their eclectic cafes and small fashion boutiques, were relatively unknown to beauty shoppers from overseas. That may soon change. Both are rising as...

Updated : 2015.04.08 19:37

[Herald Interview] Managing director of COS stresses timeless design, functionality

In the era of fast fashion, the life cycle of clothing is becoming shorter. People consume clothes as if they are disposable goods, driven by the supply of low-cost, trendy clothes offered by fashion...

Updated : 2015.03.29 18:09

Calligrapher to fashion world’s inviting hand

PARIS (AFP) ― His hand is steady and sure as it delicately traces the contours of the biggest names in the world of style: the celebrities, the magazine editors, the clients. Nicolas Ouchenir is a ...

Updated : 2015.01.21 21:05

Style (re)solutions: 6 steps to up your fashion, beauty game

Where there’s a resolution, chances are there’s a style solution to help conquer it. Before you let winter doldrums and self-defeat drown your goals for the new year, check out some of these simpl...

Updated : 2015.01.21 21:01

Gucci salutes France in first post-Giannini show

MILAN (AP) ― The fashion curtain call is part of the ritual of the runway show, with each designer’s personality reflected in that final bow. Some, like Miuccia Prada, appear in the doorway for a ...

Updated : 2015.01.20 20:02