The name is supposed to signify the length of time that we perceive as the “now,” according to the brand’s somewhat convoluted mission statement. With colorful and creative displays, the stores are some of the most fun to visit in Korea. A signature 8seconds look combines neon tribal print leggings, Space Age-silver bomber jacket and retro polka dot blouse, all at extremely low prices, in the Forever 21 range. 8seconds Garosugil flagship store: 535-12 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul; +82 70 7090 1144 Myeong-dong branch, 50-1 Myeongdong 2-ga, Jung-gu, Seoul; +82 70 7090 2272 Lucky Chouette is the sister brand of Jardin de Chouette, which means “garden of owls.” 2. Lucky Chouette Lucky Chouette is the variegated, street-inspired and accessible line by Kim Jae-hyun, who was chosen to be part of Seoul’s 10 Soul — a fashion project launched by the Seoul government to promote upcoming Korean designers. “Kim jual jaket jepang Jae-hyun is already a familiar figure in the fashion world through her Jardin de Chouette line,” says Yang, adding that Kim’s atelier is always crowded with Korean celebrities.
Take no prisoners tailoring: Elle magazine’s creative director Joe Zee labeled ‘North Korea Chic’ a hot look in his fall 2013 trend report which was published in August The trend report was originally published to ELLE’s site in August and ran in the magazine’s September 2013 issue, but drew new attention when a Washington Post columnist wrote a piece today that takes aim at the article and mistakes it for a new piece published on ELLEs site. ‘I go for a very Kate Middleton look’: Fox sports reporter Erin Andrews on how she veers away from ‘sexy’ when on the job Washington Post columnist Max Fisher, who writes the papers WorldViews blog, says that while ELLE may see North Korea as a source for high fashion, most Americans probably do not associate North Korea with upscale clothing, although they certainly do identify it with militarism. He added that the country is best known in the United States for its military brinkmanship, as well as its frequent (if empty) threats to turn the United States into a “sea of fire Each of Zees trends, which are assigned to a letter in the alphabet, are accompanied by a choice of product that expresses the seasons most in-demand fashions. For the letter ‘N’, Zees North Korean Chic trend is paired with a $425 pair of camouflage, drop-crotch pants by R13 that are available for purchase through ShopBop . Fisher notes that while these pants exceed $400 in cost the average North Korean is thought to make about $4 per day. Fisher, clearly riled by the ELLE article, writes: I wish Elle had run this item on Monday, before my interview. . .
Designer Erin Fetherson, and Global Purchasing Companies Director Mercedes R. Gonzalez also made guest appearances. Among the sea of various garment and textile booths stood out a handful– Monte Milano and Lee Yeon Industrial Co.Ltd among them. Monte Milano, a Korean based fashion line, showcased on trend floral prints (tops) and bold and bright colorful geometric patterns (outerwear ). When asked what was the inspiration behind the collection Designer and CEO Sylvia Oh stated I want to make clothes that make people happy citing the bright colors of the collection. Monte Milano is an affordable line with pieces ranging from $25-$49.