Exhibition visit: A New Space Around the Body – International Fashion Showcase at the KCC

The KCC’s last exhibition for a while, in February, was scheduled to contribute to London Fashion Week. It was also a participating event in the International Fashion Showcase, a joint project between the British Council and the British Fashion Council designed to mark the 2012 Olympics with a display of talent to honour Olympic ideals. […]

Premium Korea at Harrods

A high profile four-week exhibition of some of Korea’s luxury brands is just coming to an end. I can only speculate as to how much KOTRA paid to hire the Exhibition Gallery at Harrods for four weeks. But space at the UK’s premier luxury department store doesn’t come cheap, and it must have taken a […]

Tripod Performance Night – Vanity of Vanities – at MokSpace

Those who attended the Crossfields opening night at the KCC two years ago may remember a striking performance by Ku Hye-young, who followed it up by doing a piano recital dressed in black bin bags. Expect more out-of-the-ordinary performance at Mokspace this Friday, together with a fashion showcase: Tripod Performance Night – Vanity of Vanities […]

Two Korean T-shirts

How do you show off your affiliation with Korea through what you wear? For women, a nice silk scarf – though inevitably this restricts you to formal wear and non-summer months. For men, maybe an understated way is through your necktie – but who wears ties nowadays? Plenty of ties and scarves are available in […]

The Fashion of the Korean Street

If I was in Seoul this weekend I’d be heading off to the show of street photography by Michael Hurt of FeetManSeoul and Scribblings of the Metropolitician: The Fashion of the Korean Street Time: 27 April at 12:00 – 29 April at 21:00 Location: Cafe Bene in Chungmuro (Chungmuro Station, Exit #5) Opening Reception from […]