Did you know that many K-Pop stars do not just sing and dance? Many Korean celebrities are also dabbling in the fashion industry! And they are faithful representations of avant-garde Korean fashion that draw inspiration from others. These idols, who are also into design and have a broad sense of fashion, are great Korean fashion icons. If you want to know the K-pop idols who are fashion designers, we invite you to stay with us and keep reading!
Know These 12 K-pop Idols Who Have Their Fashion Brand
BM (KARD) – STAYDIUM
They hope KARD fans will “stay” with them for a long time and that the group grows enough to set up stadiums.
Additionally, STAYDIUM recently donated part of its proceeds to breast cancer organizations.
For that and more, BM could not be absent from K-Pop Idols who are fashion designers.
Jessica Jung – BLANC & CARE
The former SNSD member not only belonged to one of K-pop’s pioneering groups, but she has also debuted as an actress and writer.
In the world of fashion, the young idol founded her brand “BLANC & CLARE”. It consists of an haute couture line with elegant and feminine clothing.
Also, it includes accessories and cosmetics. Her style is minimalist.
Donghae (Super Junior) – TEMPUS
In addition to the popular cafe, Donghae is also the owner of the personal street fashion brand Tempus.
The brand belongs to Donghae and his older brother, Donghwa.
Donghae often wears Tempus clothes on various shows.
He also usually gifts clothes to other Super Junior members.
Jackson (GOT7) – TEAM WANG
If you are the type who likes monochrome clothing, TEAM WANG clothing may be perfect for you! Jackson created the clothes by focusing on his style, with simple colors, sharp lines, and various details.
The designs comprise t-shirts and sweatshirts. Also, sports-style garments with chic and dark touches.
When fans found out about Jackson’s clothing brand, the Idol received all the support and love it deserves.
His success led him to join the K-Pop Idols who are fashion designers.
She is one of the most iconic K-pop soloists, not only because of her personality but also because of her daring style.
The idol launched a clothing line in collaboration with the Spicy Color brand.
HyunA portrayed her love of retro and vintage, and her collection included feminine clothing in the style of the 50s and 60s.
Baekhyun (EXO) – Prive
Baekhyun got many EXO-Ls excited when she announced the launch of Prive in 2018. Baekhyun wanted to create affordable streetwear that would look good on all body types.
His motto “fearless” is also present in many clothing designs. The phrase was born during EXO’s comeback with “Wolf”.
At that time, Baekhyun was very worried, as he felt he could not sing and dance well, but one of SM’s trainers gave him a bracelet and advised him to remember Baekhyun from the past, who was never afraid of anything.
G-Dragon (BIGBANG) – PEACEMINUSONE
BIGBANG’s G-Dragon, well-known as one of K-Pop’s top fashionistas, created his clothing line PEACEMINUSONE in collaboration with his stylist.
The creators wanted fans to dress as fashionable as GD without overpaying for expensive luxury brands.
Additionally, PEACEMINUSONE partners with leading brands, including Nike. G-Dragon is a significant figure in Korean fashion.
He is glad to see his collections and that he is a part of K-pop idols who are Korean designers.
Lee Hong Ki (F.T. Island) – Skull Hong
Besides succeeding in dramas and K-pop, the idol decided to bet on the jewelry business.
He launched his brand “Skull Hong”, which has elegant accessories as a collection.
Besides that, he also launched a collection of clothing under the same label, with hats, skull shirts, and socks.
His urban and chic style characterizes him.
JB – GOT7
On December 13, 2019, JB from boy group GOT7 publicly announced that he would launch his clothing line along with the X Represent collaboration.
The theme of the design is tropical, where it presents a casual and youthful style. It is in this way that the summer collection of JB is available on the Represent website.
There are different garments and accessories, such as hoodies, t-shirts, socks, shorts, cell phone cases, towels, shirts, hats, and more.
Yeri (Red Velvet) – Colette
Although it is not a clothing brand, it is also part of the idols who have their own brand and who venture into the world of fashion and trends.
The Red Velvet member debuted in the makeup world by the launch of two lipsticks from her “Colette” collection. Although she launched no more products, her fans hope she will expand her business.
The idol was also her model for the beauty collection.
Namjoo (Apink) – Sugar Please
Apink’s Namjoo launched her fashion and lifestyle brand in February 2019. The brand is called Sugar Please. Your comfy yet cute collection of two-piece hoodies, dresses, and looks. It quickly became a hit with international fans and idol friends.
Furthermore, Namjoo also sold jewelry, art, and even food under the brand name. Sugar Please later collaborated with cosmetics brand Pure Theory, with Namjoo being the creative director of a makeup series that embodies her experience with personal style. Although her brand page is currently unavailable to customers, fans are awaiting her return with more designs.
After all, she is one of the K-pop idols who are fashion designers and whose collection is liked by many.
Kiseop (U-Kiss) – RDVZ
Lee Kiseop is a former member of the boy group “U-Kiss”. Kiseop left the group in May 2019. Kiseop is passionate about fashion and created his brand in 2017 called RDVZ which means “Rendez Vous”.
The clothes have a streetwear style with Hip-Hop inspirations. This collection has some pieces for men, women, and also unisex items. The clothes are neutral, but you can also find some colorful garments.
The brand has T-shirts, pants, outerwear, and accessories. Also, RDVZ has limited collections in collaboration with other Korean artists.
Who is the fashion icon in Kpop?
Jennie from Blackpink has had such an influence on fashion with her association with Chanel. Because of that, the media in Korea call her “Human Chanel”. She is the face of the French fashion brand since 2018. Jennie is a figure in their shows and wears the brand’s dresses even as daily wear. In addition, Jennie also launched a collection of glasses in collaboration with the Gentle Monster brand. Because of that, she is considered a fashion icon in K-pop.
From K-pop music to the world of fashion! Succeeding as an idol is not easy. Although they get the opportunity to debut, staying on track is the hard part. Some members of groups like Super Junior, BIG BANG, GOT7, Red Velvet, among others, have triumphed with their music and with their groups. But they have also done it alone with their solo debuts or with their businesses in the fashion industry. K-pop idols who are fashion designers are significant to both the K-pop industry and the fashion world. Knowing them will allow you to know another facet of them as artists. Do you think we forgot to mention someone? Let us know in the comments! And visit our blog every day to stay informed about everything that Korean fashion has for you!