Fashion

Ko Mun Yeong's Favorite Brand on "IOTNBO" Is the Winner of Netflix's "Next in Fashion"

She can't get enough of this Korean designer's looks!
IMAGE {LEFT TO RIGHT} TVN/IT'S OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY, NETFLIX/NEXT IN FASHION

Seo Ye Ji never fails to enthrall us on our current K-drama fave, It's Okay to Not Be Okay. She’s worn so many breathtaking outfits, and we all know how much she loves donning designer pieces from head to toe—so much so that even her pambahay looks are designer.

Well, amid the bevy of luxury brands she’s sported so far, it seems that her favorite is a local one who also hails from South Korea, and it’s none other than Minju Kim. Sounds familiar? Yup, we’re talking about Minju Kim, the winner of Netflix’s biggest fashion design competition, Next in Fashion.

Minju Kim, the winner of Netflix's fashion design competition "Next in Fashion"
PHOTO BY Next in Fashion/Netflix
ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW
CONTINUE READING BELOW
Recommended Videos

Ko Mun-yeong's obsession with this brand comes as no surprise though, as Minju Kim’s designs are known for their whimsical, playful aesthetic that echoes the story books written by her character. Check out the four times she flaunted the fun brand on the show:

1. A dramatic puff sleeve blouse

PHOTO BY TVN/ITS OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY, NET-A-PORTER
ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Ruffled taffeta peplum jacket, $360 (P17,774), MINJUKIM, net-a-porter.com

Mun-yeong loves bold ensembles and is often seen wearing vibrant or deep hues. However, on her first day of her fairytale class, she opted to tone it down a little via softer colors. She chose MINJUKIM’s Puffy Sleeve Jacket in fresh beige that was still showstopping—just look at the volume on those modern leg-of-mutton sleeves! We love how she emphasized the top’s dramatic shape with a tan leather obi belt.

2. Pretty pink coords

PHOTO BY TVN/ITS OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY
ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Remember Episode 6 when our jaws simultaneously fell on the floor upon seeing Seo Ye Ji’s itty bitty waist? Well, she was wearing MINJUKIM during this unforgettable moment. The candy pink coordinates include a cropped buttoned blouse in subtle puff sleeves and a high-waisted pleated skirt that cinches the waist, making her appear svelte and lean. Mun-yeong is obviously making a case for how enduring the puff sleeve trend can be. (FYI, Alexa Chung wore this exact outfit earlier this year!)

Seo Ye Ji and Alexa Chung are twinning in this two-piece set from MINJUKIM
PHOTO BY TVN/ITS OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY, INSTAGRAM _MINJUKIM_
ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

3. Sheer tiered dress

PHOTO BY TVN/ITS OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY

Perhaps as a tongue-in-cheek nod to the female characters in her fairy tales, Mun-yeong donned a princessy pink frock from MINJUKIM as a nightgown, and honestly, it’s even better than those in story books. With tiers, billowy sleeves, and a pleated neckline, this MINJUKIM piece is the stuff of dreams.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

4. Printed day dress

PHOTO BY TVN/ITS OKAY TO NOT BE OKAY, WCONCEPT

Shirring Volume Dress, ÃâÂ626,000 (approximately P25,753.64), MINJUKIM, wconcept.co.kr

In Episode 9, we couldn’t help but laugh when Moon Gang-tae (Kim Soo Hyun) asked the fashown Mun-yeong to “dress normal” upon seeing her in a black and white dress with matching oversized brim hat. We also couldn’t help but marvel at how overtly chic and sophisticated this “vacation look” is. With a voluminous skirt, spaghetti straps, and an accent bow at the back, it’s practically every fashion girl’s ideal summer dress. Staying true to her bold extravagant style, Mun-yeong completed the look with Bvlgari diamond earrings and crystal-embellished Aquazurra heels.

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

At this rate, we wouldn't be surprised if Seo Ye Ji will be wearing more MINJUKIM outfits in the next episodes! The brand just perfectly matches her bold and playful style.

This story originally appeared on Preview.ph.

* Minor edits have been made by the Candymag.com editors.

your REACTION
HEART

14

OMG

4

CUTE

0

YAY

0

/////////////////////////////
COMMENTS. JOIN THE DISCUSSION BELOW!
Comments
About the author
Nicole Cruz for Preview.ph
VIEW OTHER ARTICLES FROM Nicole Cruz for Preview.ph

Create your content

Photo
Video
SoundCloud
Hi, you!
Title
Body Text
*1st 15 seconds will be uploaded
*File size limit (up to 60MB)
*File size limit (up to 60MB)
or
Upload Video
*For the direct video upload option, only the first 15 seconds of the video will be uploaded
*File size limit (up to 60MB)

By submitting your post, you agree to Candymag's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Thank you for submitting your post.
You will be notified via email once your entry has been approved by the Candy team.

Submitted posts will be subject to the approval of the Candy Team.

A few reminders:

  1. Candy Bulletin is an online platform where users can upload original work, personal passion projects, and other forms of self-expression, for the purpose of sharing with the community.
  2. You can upload photos of your curated OOTDs, 15-second videos, essays, poems, and more, as long as the submitted work is original, follows copyright laws, and free of any nudity, pornography, or profanity.
  3. You are encouraged to comment on one another's posts, as long as everyone remains respectful.
Submit Another Post View More Posts
latest on CandyMag.com
 
x
Share
UST's entrance exam won't be administered this year.
 
x
Share
In college, your course doesn't necessarily indicate the industry you'll find yourself in after graduation.
 
x
Share
It's part of their LGU's Basic Education Learning Continuity Plan.
 
x
Share
 
x
Share
As traditional universities adjust to their new normal, there are schools that have made the transition years ago.
 
x
Share
 
x
Share
LOAD MORE ARTICLES