Korean Drama About the Updated Fashion World – Korean dramas are indeed increasing in popularity, this film from South Korea always provides the latest innovations. Korean dramas always have interesting stories on various topics. One of them is a drama about the fashion world that often makes the audience anesthetized by the appearance of trendy stars when wearing designer clothes. Watching drakor about the world of fashion is indeed a treat for the eyes. However, of course, some of the dramas below take the fashion industry to a whole new level because they are spiced with romance stories typical of Korean dramas.
1. Baby Faced Beauty (2011)
One of the dramas that tells the story of the fashion world is Baby Faced Beauty, starring Jang Nara and Choi Daniel in 2011. Apart from fashion, this drama also touches on the age issue in the industry where people are hired based on their young age. Jang Nara plays Lee So Young, a hardworking fabric factory employee who fakes her age to replace her sister at a large fashion company as a designer. His skills and youthful face make the marketing director (Choi Daniel) fall in love.
2. Fashion King (2012)
Fashion King also highlights the competitive world of fashion. This drama stars Yoo Ah In as Kang Young Gul. He started his career as a clothing seller in Dongdaemun and later became a world-class designer after being inspired by a talented aspiring designer (Shin Se Kyung). Things get complicated when they meet a wealthy fashion entrepreneur from a chaebol family (Lee Je Hoon) and his ex-girlfriend (Girls’ Generation’s Yuri) who also work in the same industry. This is a star-studded drama where the characters have their own way of achieving their dreams.
3. She Was Pretty (2015)
She Was Pretty, starring Hwang Jung Eum, Park Seo Joon and Choi Siwon is a drama that tells the story of the luxury of the fashion magazine industry. Kim Hye Jin (Hwang Jung Eum) is a hardworking and skilled copy editor. He feels insecure after meeting his childhood sweetheart, Ji Sung Joon (Park Seo Joon), who is the director of his company. In addition to Kim Hye Jin’s transformation and her love story with Ji Sung Joon, this drama features many stories about the fashion world for magazines. How the movieon21 employees go to great lengths to present the fashion world in the best possible style to the readers is really cool to watch.
4. Records of Youth (2020)
If She Was Pretty focuses on fashion magazines, then Record of Youth is about the modeling industry in Korea. This drama depicts how young Koreans who aspire to become models experience many hardships in this highly competitive industry, including intensive training, public scrutiny, high beauty standards, and more. The drama, which stars Park Bo Gum, Park So Dam and Byun Woo Seok, also shows how difficult it is for models to switch to acting. You can listen to the journey of Sa Hye Joon (Park Bo Gum) when he is faced with the choice to sacrifice friendship, love, and family to achieve his dreams.
5. Now We Are Breaking Up (2021-2022)
Park Bo Gum’s co-star in Encounter, Song Hye Kyo recently also starred in a drama set in the fashion industry entitled Now We Are Breaking Up. Song Hye Kyo plays Ha Young Eun, a talented designer who occupies a high position in a fashion company. This drama highlights the struggles in the fashion world from designing, sourcing raw materials, producing, and even launching new collections. It doesn’t stop there, marketing and sales in stores are also thoroughly peeled off. The love story of Ha Young Eun and a famous fashion photographer named Yoon Jae Guk (Jang Ki Young) is also worth anticipating in this drama.