Fashion Trends With The Koreans

The K-wave has hit Singapore, leaving us wanting more of everything Korean. From the K-dramas and pop stars,  to the exquisite Korean cuisine and even fashion. Wanna look like a Korean hottie? Why not get some inspiration from what the folks in Korea are wearing now.

I love everything about that sassy lass above, from her finger tattoos to the gorgeous lace dress she’s wearing. Everything about her just screams chic. Wanna recreate this look? Here’s a guide for you. I’m digging the lacey heels below.

For more, head to Fashion Spotting in Garosugil, Seoul, Korea

Seriously, I think only the Koreans can make anything look fashionable. Bell-bottoms are back? I think I would look like a fashion disaster in those but not these Koreans. They just know what to pair them with to give out that awesome trendy chic vibes.

Complete your bell-bottoms with a pair of platform heels that are all the rage right now. And you are ready to rock the streets!

Can’t get enough of Korean-inspired fashion? There’s more at Fashion Spotting in Myeongdong, Seoul, Korea

Korean fashion IN Seoul, Korea, caught on our camera. What do you think?

With the ever increasing presence and status of Korea as a beauty hub, the winds of are blowing the worlds’ interest to the streets of Seoul. Korean fashion is said to be inspired by European and American design aesthetic which explains the vast mixture of styles. What do you think?

Fashion Spotting in Garosugil, Seoul, Korea

Fashion Spotting in Garosugil, Seoul, Korea

Get the look:

1. Valentino peep-toe lace couture pumps

2. Zee Na – Beige Black Suede

3. Asymmetrical Sleeve Lace Dress: Black

4. Black and Cream Bootie

5. Juicy Couture Skinny Enamel Bangle

6. Tiffany Metro Three-row Hinged Bangle

Fashion Spotting in Garosugil, Seoul, Korea

Fashion Spotting in Garosugil, Seoul, Korea

Get the look:

1. MAISON SCOTCH jungle print shorts

2. BUFFALO DAVID BITTON Penley Printed Shorts

3. SURFACE TO AIR digital printed shorts

4. Black Platform Wedge Heeled Slippers Sandals with Transparent Wide Straps

5. Hydra Platform Jelly

6. Transparent Womens Wizarrd Wedge Sandal

7. Just Access Viva Necklace

8. Beige Entourage Bag

9. CEDRIC VINTAGE STYLE HORSE PRINT SATCHEL BAG IN TAN

10. LAURA VINTAGE STYLE POLKA DOT SATCHEL BAG IN NUDE PINK

Fashion Spotting in Garosugil, Seoul, Korea

Fashion Spotting in Garosugil, Seoul, Korea

Get the look:

1. PATENT LEATHER PLATFORM SANDALS

2. Leather Jill Stuart pumps

3. Platform pumps

4. Zigi Skull Jane in White

5. Punk Carnival Bracelet in Mint Orange Combo & Pink

6. Seed beads colorful zigzags bracelet

7. Black and White Pleated Dress

8. Wool Dress in Black/White

9. Two-tone crepe dress


Related Articles and Videos on our trip to Seoul, Korea:

1. Indepth of Aesthetics and Plastic Surgery in Seoul, Korea by Key Opinion Leader, Professor Beom Joon Kim [Video]

2. Korean Author, Jeong Suhyeon, Talks about her Book, Face Shopper, and how Women can now Shop for a New Face, at iLomys Showroom [Video]

3. Aegyo Sal, Plastic Surgery & Aesthetics Enhancement Prevalent on the Streets of Apgujeong, Seoul [Video]

4. Interview with Mikyung Song, Platelet Rich Plasma procedure (by Dr Moon) Patient at Mifamoon Dermatology Clinic [Video]

5. [Editor’s Review. Viewers Discretion Advised] Innofill Procedure Live Demo at Mifamoon Dermatology Clinic in Seoul, Korea [Video]

6. How South Koreans take their Beauty Products Seriously

7. Fashion Spotting in Garosugil, Seoul, Korea

8. Not only a Beauty Mecca, the Winds of are Blowing the Worlds’ Interest to the Streets of Seoul, Korea for Fashion


Princess Etoinette by Etude House

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The Princess Etoinette Collection, a real princess make-up line bringing up imagery of princesses in Versailles, conceived with the desire to make every girl a sweet and precious princess by embracing true meaning and virtue of the princess who is beautiful both inside out, confident and loving. World renowned cosmetic bottle designer Sylvie de France was inspired by European royal treasures in palaces and designed Etoinette products as an interpretation of modern princess.

 Can’t wait to get your hands on these items? Well, then you have to wait till January 2013 but that’s a mere days away only. So what’s included in this gorgeous royal collection?

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New Hairstyle for Christmas

I’m back from Salon De Choix with a new hair style and just in time for Christmas!

My hair was getting SHAPELESS and MESSY. I just simply could not stand the sight of it especially after seeing how it appeared in photos.

That’s me at an event with shapeless-looking hair. Defintely not party ready for the festive season. So initially I thought of just rebonding my hair straight but that might have been too boring since I used to rebond it all the time. In the end, I settled for a perm at the ends while the top part gets rebonded for a tidier look.

After the chemical solution for rebonding is applied, it is then given some time to settle in. After a wash, out comes the straightening iron!

This is the portion where my curls would begin from.

The rollers are added on for the curling effect.

The hair is then left for awhile to let the chemical solution settle in.

It was lunch time so I had a cup noodle. Salon De Choix has cup noodles for customers that end up staying in the salon for a long duration due to their hair treatments or services.

Once the solution has settled in then it’s time for a wash, I must say I really enjoy the lovely massage Elein gave me. And did I mention that their seats have a built-in massager!?! This is great for those who go for long duration hair treatments such as rebonding where you have to sit for a few hours.

Next, my hair gets pampered with a protein mask!

 Elein blow dries my hair with this unique add-on feature to the hair dryer. For you ladies who have curls and have no time in the morning to blow your hair with a brush. Then this would come in very handy! Just dump your hair in like as shown in the photo and let this nifty little apparatus work its magic. This can also be bought at the salon. It gives you lovely curls in just minutes! Amazing, right?

So I get my fringe trimmed into bangs. Why? Because I had to change my parting as it was starting to bald around that area. But my fringe was too stubborn and no matter how I comb my hair, it just won’t budge from the old parting. So I decided to just go for bangs then no need to worry about the parting and balding.

This is how my hair looked like once I was done. If you find this too curly or OTT, no worries. These are really very natural curls. I could just wash my hair and blow dry without curling it for a more natural and relaxed look.

If I tousle the bottom, it breaks out into these more natural-looking, loose curls which are really pretty and kind of Korean inspired. I really, really love my new hair do now. It’s like a new me for a new 2013!

Meanwhile, do go to Salon De Choix and LIKE their FACEBOOK Page. If you are planning to change your hairstyle, then do check out Salon De Choix, it’s located at 3 Killiney Road #01-06 Winsland House 1. My stylist is Miss Elein.

Remember, you may mention my name CHARLOTTE for 15% off their hair services 😉

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