Big name K-stars Don Subdued to Overly Labeled Gucci Outfits for Brand Event in Seoul

The Gucci event in Seoul this week brought out the gamut of fashion dressing that happens even within one couture brand. Gucci has always been fashionably loud and not in a good way though I appreciate the consistent vision of the brand. I’m not sure if the brand is changing it’s name from Gucci to Guccy as per new logo on the photo backdrop but there will certainly be lots of monogrammed outfits available for purchase as modeled by the famous K-stars in attendance. My favorites were Cha Seung Won, Yoon Kye Sang, and Yoo Seung Ho, fitting nicely into the European style tailored suits of the brand in their age suitable ways. The ladies Jung Ryeo Won, Han Ji Min, Seolhyun, and Sooyoung all went vibrant and more obvious Gucci patterns, and poor Lee Jong Seok was a hot mess like a leopard got sacrificed to make his 70’s era outfit. Continue reading

Gong Yoo Leads Off the 2018 January Movie Star Rankings Even Without an Acting Project in 2017

An entire year and a half without a movie, and also an entire year without a drama on top of that, and still top Hallyu star Gong Yoo leads off the first 2018 Korean movie star poll rankings ahead of … Continue reading

Ji Sung Wins the SBS Drama Awards Daesang for Defendant and Lights Up the Event with Wife Lee Bo Young

The year end 2017 SBS Drama Awards was really the Ji Sung and Lee Bo Young show, with the married acting couple basically turning the event into their own lovey dovey showcase and honestly that’s fine with me. They are … Continue reading

Song Joong Ki, Gong Yoo, and Song Hye Kyo are Top 3 Voter Selected Best Drama Stars of 2017

It’s pretty hilarious that the top four (4!) vote-getters in the just released Galluop poll of Korean drama viewers on the best drama actor/actress in 2017 did not actually star in a K-drama in 2017. Well, one of the top … Continue reading

SBS Drama While You Were Sleeping Wraps Up in Tidy Bow with Plenty of Could Have Been Betters Regrets

I’m not angry or upset that SBS Wed-Thurs drama While You Were Sleeping didn’t end up meeting expectations. Unlike other K-dramas which vexed me so, this one was just placid enough I watched with increasingly detached interest and was even … Continue reading

Yoon Kyun Sang and Lee Sung Kyung Make Adorable Couples Cameo in Flagging While You Were Sleeping

I finally figured out the flaw of SBS Wed-Thurs drama While You Were Sleeping, and the reason why ratings aren’t higher and are in fact fading again. The drama’s two flaws are familiarity, both in screenwriter Park Hye Ryun‘s writing … Continue reading

A Few A-list But Mostly Aspiring Korean Stars Attend 2018 Fall Seoul Fashion Week

The level of star power at the 2018 Fall Seoul Fashion Week shows really hammered home the strata of star power. While the A-listers have been hitting up overseas couture shows in Paris, Milan, and New York, this week the … Continue reading