K-pop stars are always ahead of the trends and have remarkable fashionable flair when it comes to embracing streetwear. We’ve put together a display of our fave idol offstage looks, along with a shopping guide so you can get the looks easily with splurge and steal options to that leaves you with some money to catch them live in concert.
Who: With over 10 million fans on Instagram, this cheeky superstar made waves in the K-world when her band, BLACKPINK, broke out in 2016. The Thailand-born star has a penchant for street-chic fashion, which we love.
Steal her look: This cool gal often wears girly, floral numbers offstage. Who would’ve expected her to be so feminine? But the contrast is exciting.
H&M dress, $34.95
Cool and easy, this viscose dress would go well with a pair of sandals and some hoops for the weekend.
Pull & Bear dress, $45.90
This number will keep your arms warm on rainy days. Dress it up with a pair of combat boots to get the pop star look.
Who: Son Na-eun gained fame with girl group, Apink, in 2011. The doll-like beauty has since starred in several television dramas, such as The Most Beautiful Goodbye (2017) and Cinderella with Four Knights (2016).
Steal her look: She is ingeniously sleek and simple, often seen in a chic blazer.
Mango blazer, $179
Tweed is timeless. Rock this gorgeous piece with a matching skirt and you’ll be preppy — and happy.
H&M blazer, $299
Basics don’t have to be boring. Dress up a piece with this satin-esque lapel that works on any blazer.
Who: Making her debut at the age of 15, Sunmi was a former member of Wonder Girls. Despite the OG’s disbanding in 2017, her fame continues to skyrocket. She has released hit songs like Gashina (2017) and Heroine (2018) as a solo artist.
Steal her look: Statement jackets are definitely her thing. She knows that a good, bold jacket packs can elevate a simple ensemble.
Zara blazer ,$159
Vermillion — always a great colour to help make a statement. Channel the quintessential casual Sunmi look by wearing it with a v-neck top and a pair of blue corduroy pants.
H&M blazer, $54.95
The striking hue and crushed texture are some of the things that we love about this velvet frock coat. Match this piece with an all-black ensemble.
Who: Mariah, who? As the leader and main singer for Mamamoo, Solar’s (second from left) powerful three-octave vocal range is so breath-taking that she puts other sopranos to shame.
Steal her look: Her style is generally edgy, and black leather skirts are her go-to. She often wears them with a hip crossbody bag and a pair of slides.
Magno skirt, $55.90
Cut from a soft faux leather material, this zip skirt flares out slightly at the sides. Contrast this tough skirt with a feminine floral top.
H&M skirt, $64.95
This faux patent leather mini skirt has a front button detail, which adds to the quirkiness of this piece. Achieve the rocker girl look by wearing it with a white t-shirt, a black biker jacket and a pair of heeled booties.