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Like father, like son
Lee Chung-chung, chief director for the fashion label LIE and son of the renowned designer Lee Sang-bong, has become one of the most-talked-about designers at HERA Seoul Fashion Week (SFW) for his rapid rise to the global fashion stage.
| 2018-10-17 17:50
Solid Homme show opens Seoul fashion week
Designer Woo Young-mi, who created the menswear label Solid Homme, raised the curtain on the 2019 Spring-Summer Hera Seoul Fashion Week at Dongdaemun Design Plaza in Seoul, Monday, with her runway show featuring “future-oriented” coats and jackets.
| 2018-10-16 17:31
Hanbok designer honored posthumously
The late hanbok designer Lee Young-hee was honored posthumously for her role in spreading Korean culture overseas through her work with traditional attire. Lee, who died of complications from pneumonia on May 17 at 82, received the Geumgwan Order of Cultural Merit, the highest class of its kind in Korea. The cultural order is awarded to those who have contributed to the culti...
| 2018-10-15 16:11
Demoo's classic, chic style never dies
In the 1990s, Seoul's trendy posh southern area of Apgujeong was once crowded with people wearing striking all-black outfits from the collection of designer Park Choon-moo. The fashion has since established itself as iconic classic style here.
| 2018-10-14 19:21
A sneak peek into 2019 Hera Seoul Fashion Week
Korea's top designers are set to show off their 2019 spring and summer collections at the much-anticipated fashion event in Seoul next week.
| 2018-10-11 18:51
BTS becomes the youngest to receive Order of Cultural Merit
K-pop superstars BTS will receive the Order of Cultural Merit from the Korean government in recognition of the idol group's contribution to promote Korean culture and language across the globe, Cheong Wa Dae said Monday.
| 2018-10-09 17:16
BTS in New York - there's no concert like this
K-pop superstar BTS's concert in New York mesmerized some 40,000 U.S. fans at Citi Field, the baseball stadium of the New York Mets, Saturday (local time). Culture critic Kim Young-dae, who attended the concert, said the entire atmosphere of the stadium was “frenetic.” “I've never seen anything like this,” he said. “This is something you could see only in venues where popular...
| 2018-10-07 17:06
Netflix to air show featuring raw stories inside YG
Gossip, backbiting and jealousy are an unfortunate reality of corporate culture. Show business is no exception. The ugly side of the entertainment industry is hilariously captured in YG Entertainment's forthcoming star-studded comedy show “YG Future Strategy Office” (YG FSO) to be released Friday on Netflix.
K-dramas & Shows
| 2018-10-02 16:22
Resting in peace with Mother Nature
An increasing number of Koreans are opting for natural burials, instead of traditional interment such as burials or cremation, following the loss of their loved ones.
'Korean Zombie' ready for UFC comeback bout
Jung Chan-sung, a Korean mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter, showed confidence Wednesday, weeks before his upcoming match against former American lightweight champion at the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC).
| 2018-09-20 16:49
World Taekwondo demonstration team wraps up thrilling journey on 'America's Got Talent'
Korean consumers fascinated by expensive, unconventional fruit
[INTERVIEW] Wisdom we learned from our seven years in US
Brand name coffee doesn't taste any better than that of small shops: study
Korea struggles to cope with waste crisis
Regular, stable jobs disappearing amid pandemic
Will use of leftover vaccines for second shot help curb ever-growing cases?
Gov't on alert over Chuseok gatherings
Boston Dynamics' robot dog on safety patrol duty at Kia factory
Man and dementia patient wife found dead
Climate crisis is imminent
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