There are six Korean drama about fashion a must watch for lovers mode. Inner fashion drama Korea is the perfect mix and makes watching all the more fun.
Especially when you see all the characters wearing designer clothes and trendy styles that often go viral in an instant. But some dramas take it to a whole new level with plots revolving around the fashion industry.
This allows viewers to get a glimpse of what’s going on in the exciting world of fashion through romance, fantasy or thriller stories. Interested in watching it?
Here are six Korean dramas about fashion as reported by Soompi, Tuesday (22/2/2022).
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1. Record of Youth
If you want to learn a little bit about how the modeling industry works in Korea, then this drama is a great choice. Most young Koreans who aspire to become models experience many hardships as shown in this drama, from intensive training, public scrutiny, high beauty standards, and the struggle to be relevant in a highly competitive industry.
In South Korea, successful models are often seen as similar to idols and superstars, such as Sa Hye Joon (Park Bo Gum) and Won Hae Hyo (Byun Woo Seok). The sad part is that no matter how successful some of the models are on the runway, they are still having financial difficulties in reality. The drama also shows the real-life situations of Korean models who aim to advance their careers by turning to acting.
Record of Youth depicts Hye Joon’s journey to fame as he must decide whether he will sacrifice friendship, love, and family along the way to achieve his dream.
2. Now We Are Breaking Up
In Now We Are Breaking Up, Song Hye Kyo plays Ha Young Eun, a talented designer who occupies a high position in a fashion company where she struggles to make decisions for herself and her happiness. In this drama, you will see how the fashion cycle goes on in the background.
From design from scratch, sourcing and production to launching new collections, marketing and in-store sales. Of course, all of this happened as love developed between Ha Young Eun and a famous photographer named Yoon Jae Guk (Jang Ki Yong).
You’ll see the characters interact in fashion events, photo shoots, and the office while wearing stylish clothes.
Another Korean drama that shows how the Korean modeling industry works is Perfume. Where Min Jae Hee (Ha Jae Sook), a middle-aged woman who lost herself while sacrificing everything for her husband and daughter, gets another chance at life through a mysterious perfume that turns her into her former and more beautiful self (Go Won Hee).
This drama depicts the fashion side, where good looks are often praised, but as time goes by, it shows how true personality and true love are behind it all.
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4. She Was Pretty
Another drama about transformation in the luxury and fashion magazine industry is She Was Pretty. Kim Hye Jin (Hwang Jung Eum) is a hardworking and skilled copyeditor who tries to overcome her insecurities after meeting her childhood sweetheart (Park Seo Joon), who becomes the director of her company.
This drama features a lot of behind-the-scenes action putting together fashion collectibles and stories for a magazine. She Was Pretty shows a different side of fashion in which the magazine works hard and offers a keen eye to present only the best styles to readers.
Over time, Hye Jin found her confidence and learned to love herself. Including her past and all her imperfections before coming out of hiding and loving someone else.
5. Fashion King
Fashion King also includes everything that audiences fall in love with when it tells the story of a beautiful girl going through hardships and two handsome competitors in the competitive world of fashion. This drama stars Yoo Ah In whose character starts from the bottom as a clothing seller in Dongdaemun and ends up being inspired by a talented aspiring designer (Shin Se Kyung).
Things get complicated when entangled with a dashing rich fashion entrepreneur from a conglomerate family (Lee Je Hoon) whose ex-girlfriend (SNSD’s Yuri) also works in the same industry.
6. Babyfaced Beauty
This drama not only discusses the unattractive side of fashion, but also discusses the negative aspects of ageism or age discrimination in an industry where people are hired based on young age. Jang Nara plays Lee So Young, a hardworking fabric factory worker who fakes her age to replace her older sister at a large fashion company as a designer.
She stands out with her unique skills and knowledge of fabrics. With a beautiful baby face, she catches the attention of the company president (Ryu Jin) and marketing director (Choi Daniel) who are both unaware of Lee So Young’s real age.
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