Since K-pop’s rise across the world, there’s been increasing demand for all things Korean — from fashion, food and even makeup. The K-wave has become a game changer in the style section with female artistes like BoA and girl bands like 2NE1 and Girls Generation leading the way. Their popularity and fashion influence has paved a new fashion paradigm.

Yet in recent years, a new pool of stylish female Korean celebrities has emerged, taking over the style baton. Here are 6 stylish female Korean celebrities and how to mimic their look.


Jennie Kim from Blackpink


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Jennie from Blackpink is the Asian Ariana Grande. Their fashion styles similarly feature body hugging silhouettes and provocative outfits. Emulate her look by mixing up sporty pieces with lace layers, ornate jewellery pieces and bralettes. Complete the ensemble by painting on Jennie’s signature red lips and finish strong with a winged eyeliner.

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Jennie’s fashion looks (Photo credit: Jennie from Blackpink)

Check out Jennie’s style here.


Lee Sunmi


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Sunmi was previously a member of girl group Wonder Girls before she went ahead to pursue her career as a solo singer. She is often spotted in feminine dressy combinations and sometimes in casual streetwear. If you enjoy playing with a variety of styles from your wardrobe, this could be the perfect look for you. Simply pair relaxed trousers with satin layers and printed separates and strut your fashion coordinates in the latest coral toned blush and mascara brushed lashes.

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Sunmi’s fashion looks (Photo credit: Sunmi)

Check out Sunmi’s style here.


Lee Sung-Kyung


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South Korean model and actress Lee Sung Kyung shot to fame after her lead role in television drama Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok-Joo. Her ethereal presence, sunshine persona and innocent good looks attracted a huge fan base. She’s often seen in vintage clothes and printed layers in oversized shapes — a reflection of her relaxed and carefree personality. For a fun casual look like Sung Kyung, we recommend that you try on a bright floral prints or comfy sweater with jeans and go light on the accessories.

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Sung Kyung’s fashion looks (Photo credit: Lee Sung Kyung)

Check out Sung Kyung’s style here.


Irene from Red Velvet


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Member of girl group Red Velvet, Irene Bae swings from wearing sexy flashy clothing to rocking chic formalwear. She is also adept at donning the current fashion trends from tartans to neons layers and sequinned looks. To echo her style, invest in a couple of statement earrings to go along with crop tops, structured outerwear and shimmery bottoms.

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Irene’s fashion looks (Photo credit: Irene)

Check out Irene’s style here.


Tiffany Young


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Tiffany Young needs no introduction. Since her departure from former girl group Girls’ Generation, she pursued her solo career as a singer and is now based in Los Angeles. Though her personal style is made up of casual summery layers and denim staples, her stage looks are made up of statement pieces. We recommend picking out an experimental top and dressing it up with casual neutrals like muted coloured pants or a pair of jeans in a flattering cut.

Tiffany's fashion looks
Tiffany’s fashion looks (Photo credit: Tiffany Young)

Check out Tiffany’s style here.


Bae Suzy


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Suzy is a singer, actress, model and formerly a member of girl group Miss A. Her snow white skin has earned her a string of beauty and skincare endorsements. Though she’s often photographed in feminine styles in fashion magazines, her day to day looks is filled with loose fitting pullovers, A-line dresses and stylish casual layers. Steal her ultra chic look by putting on a georgette shirt with a pair of fitted jeans, then complete the look with a slap of peachy lipgloss for luscious lips.

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Suzy’s fashion looks (Photo credit: Suzy)

Check out Suzy’s style here.

Josiah Chua
Fashion Director
Josiah is the Fashion Director in charge of styling shoots and writing the fashion pages. On his days off, he locks himself at home designing and sewing up a collection in preparation for his label's runway debut.