Yoona Lovely in Three Fall Looks for September Issue of Allure Korea

I wouldn’t chalk up the lackluster ratings of sageuk drama A King’s Love to leading lady Yoona but for me she definitely didn’t help bolster more reasons to keep watching. She hasn’t dispelled the general opinion that she’s not suited for period dramas whether Korean sageuk or Chinese wuxia, her lanky modern feminine beauty makes her look easy to break onscreen and oftentimes the flowing period attire wears her rather than the other way around. But in the same vein she really pulls off modern wear when the outfit drapes beautifully rather than overly emphasizing her lithe frame. Her latest pictorial for Allure Korea contrasts three very different fall outfits – casual chic, trench coat cool and structured uniform edgy. I love it all and hope she finds a way to harness her best qualities rather than stretching beyond her comfort zone. Continue reading

Top K-Stars Attend Chanel Exhibit at the D-Museum in Seoul

Another high end couture media event in Seoul and another reason for the fashion conscious Koreans stars to don their brand outfits out for a strut. This time it was the Chanel exhibition titled Mademoiselle Prive held at the D-Museum. … Continue reading

C-netizens Vote for Top 10 Asian Beauty Poll with Gao Yuan Yuan and Yoona Leading Off the First and Second Place Spots

It’s equal parts Chinese and Korean starlets when it comes to what the Chinese netizens think are the top echelons of Asian beauty. A Baidu poll this month voted by Chinese netizens ranking the Top 10 Asian Beauty is a … Continue reading

Star Duo Pictures from the 2017 Baeksang Arts Award Doubles the Cuteness

Couples were not the focal point of the 2017 Baeksangs, whether onscreen pairings or real life couples, the event was mostly devoid of shippable moments for fans. An exception was seeing the Moonlight Drawn by Clouds couple Park Bo Gum … Continue reading

Sageuk Drama A King Loves Finds Doppleganger Counterparts to Leads Im Shi Wan, Yoona and Hong Jong Hyun

K-ent continues to churn out talented child actors who succeed into adult roles, with three big names from the last few years transitioning and leaving a void. Yeo Jin Goo, Kim Yoo Jung, and Kim So Hyun are now fully … Continue reading

K-stars Attend 2016 Asia Artist Awards in in Safe and Pretty Fashion Choices

Last week was the 2016 Asia Artist Awards, which was by all accounts a giant steaming mess with ceremony glitches and a hodge podge of categories that made the very award seem superfluous. With that said, this awards ceremony managed to … Continue reading