Archive for the ‘Style’ Category

MCM is a major brand of leather goods here in Seoul, it is hard to go a few minutes without seeing someone walk by with something on sporting the logo pattern all over it.  MCM (which stands for Mode Creation Munich) is originally a German-based leather goods company that was founded in 1976 and was ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Hongdae (홍대)  is an area in Seoul that is the home of Hongik University (where the area's name comes from) and just a metro station away from other large universities in the surrounding area like Ewha, Sogang, Yonsei, and more.  Because of this it has become a very active hub for college night ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
   Are you looking for a good place to shop in Gangnam? This past weekend the newest location of the Korean Brand  8 Seconds (aka 8ight seconds, 8seconds, or 에잇세컨즈 ) opened its doors at last with crowds lining up!  I figured this would be a perfect time to not only share some photos ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Are you looking for a great place to buy shoes in Seoul, Korea? I highly recommend getting your shoe shopping done at the Edae / Ewha University area if you want the best selection of unique styles and prices! The back shopping streets have several large shoe shops literally PACKED with choices for ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Time for a Seoul Flea Market feature!  Today lets visit the Platoon Night Flea Market in the ever trendy + swanky Apgujeong neighborhood of Gangnam! ♥ ♥ ♥ Platoon Night Flea Market is by far the hippest of all the reoccurring flea markets held in Seoul, which is to be expected I suppose considering ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Today I would like to share with you the adorable Korean accessory brand Enakei! For girls who like very feminine pieces with a cute twist! To start, if you look at art online a lot you may recognize the artwork of this brand's artist! It gets swiped a lot online and used in free layouts, banners, ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
One thing I love about Dongdaemun 동대문 is that no matter what time you happen to stop by, something new seems to be going on.  New areas open, other areas close, tents sprout up like weeds, and disappear just as quickly.  One good example is a yellow tent night-time market that occurs from around ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
Cute Korea Thrifting Haul! The other day I was in Edae (as usual!) and stopped by one of my favorite Ajuma's shop~ she is has this TINY little hole in the wall (more like a gap between two buildings) that she sells socks and one  rack of thrift store clothing. Most of it is terrible, but wow~  once ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
just a quick snapshot of one of my summer outfits~ No picnic lunch to be had, but I wish I was going on one!  Sorry for the crappy quality of the full pic~ my phone was not getting alont with the lack of sunlight that day! Sometimes free size dresses in Korea run a bit short, so I have lots of ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »
While taking a walk around Hongdae I found these adorable wing sandals being sold on the street! How cute are these?? I love it when the street vendors have random awesomeness for sale. Always check, sometimes they sell junk and sometimes you can find really good deals on cute things!  You never ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Read the rest of this entry »

Welcome to my blog about Korea!

My name is Elle and I am an Illustrator & Gallery painter from California, but currently I am living in Seoul with my Korean Fiancé!

discover something new here? dropping a comment or a return link is always appreciated! ♥

Interested in my artwork?

Check out Misskika.com!

Read my Bio HERE

Question?? FAQ HERE

Free Hit Counter
Hits since March 2012

bloglovin

 
Check out our cute Sponsors!

Check out my sister sites for more cuteness!