Song Joong Ki is Lost in the Desert of Ugly Sweaters for W Korea Magazine

Leave it to a high fashion publication like W Korea to leave me amused and befuddled at the same time. Additional pictures are out of the magazine’s April edition pictorial featuring top Hallyu star Song Joong Ki, and this complete look at the concept makes me wonder who at the magazine needed a business trip out to the desert to smoke peyote and used Song Joong Ki as an excuse. There’s the contrast of various unattractive and furry sweaters against the backdrop of dried out heat, and some shots have angles to impart shadows to make poor Joong Ki seem brain addled to be wearing a sweater in the desert and then seek the shade. Of course he ponders beautifully and the desert bit harkens back to the end of Descendants of the Sun when he stumbles back from the dead, but I can certainly do better with the perfect canvas of Song Joong Ki than with random sweaters are too fugly to wear but not fugly enough to be cheeky. Continue reading