Want to know the latest fashion trends in Korea for 2012? Let me tell you what I see ♥
Punky pop things everyplace!
Studded, plastic, punky, cute items come and go around here lately, but this summer I noticed a huge BOOM of them in the stores all over Seoul. Chunky laser cut acrylic, Skull, studs, skulls AS studs, punk rock spikes of all sizes, stars, etc are being placed on every kind of thing here right now! Former trends like the bunny twist bow and detached collars are getting punky pop makeover as well.
Aside from the metallic embellishment trend, textures and materials are being combined a lot~ twisted chunky plastic chains with thin metal and such. Lots of black and white combos with pops of color thrown in, but many other colors are around as well like creamy pink~ It is more because Koreans prefer to wear lots of greys and blacks it seems, but you can find color variations of items in this style!
these embellished pieces are being used and remixed into more “normal” styles as well…. think like a pretty business blouse with a punk studded cuff!
Very large or over-sized tops with leggings or tight pants and over-sized clutches are also everyplace right now and being used in these looks.
SOME YOU CAN BUY ONLINE THROUGH MY SIDEBAR SHOPS!! I’ll link ones I found stuff for!
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I see that spike headband all the time in Seoul! It’s so interesting~
could not find any listings online for one though outside of shopping on a korean site sorry OMG NEVERMIND! YESSTYLE GOT ONE IN! ~ The bag is so cute, several stores are selling it atm in a few styles~ but no English listings atm! I will keep my eyes open though.
Here is the style Yesstyle is selling atm HERE ! Two colors as well ♥
South Korea skull cuff HERE
(left) Korea off-brand (right) from Sammy Dress HERE
The shirt is an off-brand~ The leggings are as well!
You can buy the dress above HERE ♥
BRB BUYING THESE! ^
South Korea skull backpack~ also found the SAME one on yesstyle HERE
So Nara got these SAME skull glasses in Japan for freaking 3000Yen (almost $38!)
Yesstyle has them for like $18! HERE gotta get more colors now I guess *_*
Candy-colored Skull Dress!! Buy HERE ♥ I love this one
Pretty studded bow to finish off the outfit! Off brand, found one HERE
Super cute wedges that would go with this look on Yestyle HERE
Scarf Image from gmarket and I found an identical one on Yesstyle HERE in 3 colors!
You can buy this sheer skull blouse HERE
You can buy this shirt HERE
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I’m really enjoying this trend because it is tempting me to buy new pieces that I would have not tried to pull off in the past. Its an “edgy” style, but it also has a very playful and fun thought process behind it + you can mix in lots of fun colors! What do you think? Do you like this look or pieces in it? Tigers, legos, and super large flat clutches are also getting sprinkled and used in the looks above ♥ I’ll share an outfit and some fun things I bought from this new trend in another post ^^