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Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Event news: Fashion Korea Pop-up Store

Your chance to pick up some Korean fashion at bargain prices. A few familiar names here from the London Fashion Week catwalks. Fashion Korea Pop-Up Store / Showcase Date : 20th Nov – 25th Nov 2015 Location : 22 Calvert Avenue | London E2 7JP | | [Map] Opening hours: 11:00 AM – 17:00 … [Read More]

London Fashion Week: the AW14 catwalk shows

Two Korean fashion designers displayed their Autumn / Winter 2014 looks on the London Fashion Week catwalk on Valentine’s day. And despite their very different inspirations, there were interesting parallels in terms of colour palette and fabric, and even some design features. Looking at the common factors between the two collections, high, roll-neck or sculpted … [Read More]

Korean Designers at London Fashion Week 2014

The first scheduled event of London Fashion Week this year is a catwalk show featuring the Autumn / Winter 2014 collection of Jackie Lee (J. JS Lee), at 9am on 14 February. DESIGNER NAME: Jackie Lee BACKGROUND: Born in Seoul, Korea, Lee spent five years working as a Senior Pattern Cutter in Seoul and two … [Read More]

Central St Martins graduate featured in Joongang Ilbo

There’s a nice feature in today’s Joongang Ilbo on the London-based Korean fashion designer Lee Jung-sun of J. JS Lee, who has an MA from Central St Martins. Her collections are known for their clean and androgynous lines. Links: | @Jackiejslee Fashion’s rising star focuses designs on ‘cleanism’, Lee Do-eun, Joongang Ilbo, 6 August … [Read More]