South Korea

Fashion

6 korean brands to know from seoul fashion week

From newcomers like LLEE to classics like Demoo, here's the standout names from SS20.
Ryan White
10.22.19
Fashion

appropriation or appreciation? unpacking south korea's fascination with black culture

Is Seoul’s love for the hip-hop aesthetic more fetishistic than inclusive?
Kati Chitrakorn
8.23.19
Beauty

how double eyelid surgery has become a rite of passage for many south korean youths

Living in a society obsessed with public perception and appearance, many young South Koreans are going under the knife to elevate their social status, boost their wealth, land a better job and find the perfect partner.
Yae-Jin Ha
4.3.19
Music

an eclectic mix from our favourite new seoul dj, 박혜진 park hye jin

“Let’s dance all night long!”
Frankie Dunn
2.1.19
Music

k-pop’s red velvet discuss their evolution, public scrutiny and secret dreams

As they lead the way for South Korean girlbands with a US tour, we catch up with Irene, Wendy, Yeri, Joy and Seulgi.
Taylor Glasby
1.31.19
Music

what's it like being an openly gay k-pop artist?

Holland's message couldn't have come at a better moment.
Cheryl Santos
12.12.18
Photography

a glimpse into seoul’s pulsating rave scene

"No one knows what will happen tomorrow, after the loud music has stopped."
Juule Kay
12.12.18
Culture

seoul's young creatives on transcending the k-bubble

How young creatives are supporting each other and pushing the boundaries of the city's rapidly evolving scene.
Mitch Parker
12.5.18
Beauty

why a new generation of women are challenging south korea's beauty standards

A feminist “corset-free” movement is gathering steam in the world's plastic surgery capital.
Kati Chitrakorn
10.30.18
Music

cifika is the next chapter in korean electronic music

Seoul's CIFIKA talks K-pop, Boston Dynamics and her desire to be a future person.
Lavanya Singh
10.24.18
Music

dpr live is one of the most creative rappers in south korea

Having honed his songwriting skills during mandatory military service, Seoul-based artist Hong Da Bin is selling out shows across the US.
Cheryl Santos
9.20.18
Music

momoland is smashing k-pop's 'factory girl' stereotype

The South Korean girl group was created on reality TV, but MOMOLAND might be K-pop's realest (and funniest) act.
Jeff Benjamin
8.22.18
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