Ready For Winter: 12 Fashion & Hair Trends From K-Pop Stars

Winter descended upon South Korea all of a sudden, with fall quickly transitioning into winter in a heartbeat. But when it comes to fashion, it seems like K-pop celebrities are ready to brave the cold in style. Here are the trending accessories and key pieces that stars are wearing to keep warm while looking cool.

Classic black jackets

Always the trendsetters, Jennie and Krystal were seen out and about in winter’s staple paddings, but they added a different vibe to their looks. Jennie wore a head-to-toe Chanel outfit in a semi-cropped jacket that looked effortless and stylish, while Krystal attended a brand event in a stylish pleather jacket that looked both sporty and chic.

Another favorite outerwear of choice is the leather shearling coat that Lim Nayeong, Yeri, and model Yang Ha Yeong were seen wearing. It can instantly dress up any outfit and will surely keep you warm!

Newtro leg warmers

You might have noticed the recent Y2K trend that K-pop stars seem to love nowadays. Styles from the late ’90s to the 2000’s are becoming in vogue again with updated styling. The schoolgirl look of S.E.S. back in the days is revamped into high teen style that mixes luxury designer and hip streetwear brands.

A statement Y2K piece that stood out this season are leg warmers that the members of TWICE and NewJeans rocked. It was also worn by Jennie in one of her solo stages from the BLACKPINK world tour.

Childhood nostalgia

J.W. Anderson x Run Hany collection tops are a popular choice for Suzy and Sandara Park, which add cheer to the gloomy, cold winter!

Korean international DJ Peggy Gou

Meanwhile, the Sanrio character Kuromi might be cute and tiny but it’s making a huge statement with Minnie and Sakura!

Fuzzy hats

The oversized snow hat trend lives on with its many variations, with many stars passing the vibe check in this unique headpiece.

Jang Won Young, Chaewon, Giselle, Jennie, Hyomin, Huh Yunjin

Snow boots

Snow boots indoors? Why not? The extra warm and fluffy boots in fleece and faux fur styles are added to glam outfits for that perfect contrast as seen on KARA’s Heo Young Ji, aespa, and NewJeans!

Vintage look

Whether in sets or on its own, the elegant vintage suit look never goes out of style. Seohyun and Lee Hi both look elegant and pretty in colorful jackets that add a touch of bright color to somber winter looks.

Matching suits

The matching suit is always a great choice for that effortless, genderless style. Sunmi styled her suit with a sporty fleece jacket and suede boots for an overall sporty, cool vibe, while YooA’s coat had unique details so she kept it minimal and sleek!

Hair inspos for winter

Different shades of blonde

Looking for a huge change in hairstyle this winter? (G)I-DLE has got you covered with their blonde color palette that you can choose from!

Short and sweet

If you want to keep it chic and effortless this winter, HyunA’s and Taeyeon’s wispy bob cuts just might be the style for you.

Elegant ribbon

Jisoo seems to have made the black ribbon hair-clip style one of her signature looks, making her look even more like a princess. It’s a great way to add a subtle yet sophisticated touch to your hairstyle!

Blunt bangs

If you have long hair and want to keep it that way but still want something new, try blunt bangs!

Yeji, Suzy, Hyein

Top notch

Top knots are the easiest way to look cute and cool, as seen on YooA, Danielle, Minnie, and Lisa. They all look like real-life dolls in this quirky, fun hairstyle!

Hey Soompiers! Which one of these winter trends is your favorite? Let us know in the comments below!

DianneP_Kim is an English magazine and online editor based in South Korea. She is the author of a K-pop style book published by Skyhorse Publications, New York, including her second book, “BTS Bible.” Check it out on Amazon, follow her on Instagram @dianne_panda.

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