Once Again, K-Pop Celebrities Take Over Fashion Week
With the global rise of K-pop, the fashion industry has been tapping more South Korean musicians as brand ambassadors, shooting campaigns with them and inviting them to seasonal presentations. The Fall/Winter 2023 edition of Fashion Month has seen a significant increase in the number of K-pop stars in attendance with major houses inviting artists to their shows.
The past few weeks have been filled with buzzy moments on the streets and in the front row. We've rounded up some of the best-dressed K-pop stars at runway shows this season, from Paris and Milan Fashion Week Men's all the way to the latest women's ready-to-wear week in Paris. All four members of BLACKPINK -- Jennie, Rosé, Lisa and Jisoo -- attended the respective houses they have ongoing partnerships with, while BTS' RM was spotted at Bottega Veneta, NewJeans' Hanni at Gucci and Hyein at Louis Vuitton. Elsewhere, members of the group (G)I-DLE sat front row at Miu Miu, Ferragamo and more.
Continue scrolling to see the K-pop stars that took over Fashion Week this season.
Paris Fashion Week
BLACKPINK's Jisoo at Dior
Jisoo landed in the City of Lights to attend Maria Grazia Chiuri's latest Dior collection presentation, wearing a rich purple gown, pairing the look with a Lady Dior bag and heels.
BLACKPINK's Rosé at Saint Laurent
Rosé wore a floor-length leather coat with exaggerated shoulders, with a black mini skirt and cropped top peeping through.
DAWN at Valentino
DAWN went full Valentino for Pierpaolo Piccioli's FW23 showcase, wearing the house's signature pink color on a hooded top and lace-up boots, balancing out his fit with white shorts.
NewJeans' Hyein at Louis Vuitton
NewJeans member Hyein made her Fashion Week debut, attending Louis Vuitton's runway for the first time. She wore a white top with black trousers and boots, completing her look with a monogram handbag.
BLACKPINK's Lisa at CELINE
Lisa kept chic in an all-black fit featuring a furry jacket on top of a black jumpsuit with sheer panel detailing.
(G)I-DLE's Minnie at Miu Miu
Minnie wore the signature Miu Miu look, appearing in a cropped top with a low-waist mini skirt as the house's logo peeped through on white briefs.
BLACKPINK's Jennie at Chanel
Jennie returned to Paris to attend Virginie Viard's FW23 collection, wearing a tweed jumpsuit along with Coco Crush rings. For glam, she wore bold eyeliner while pulling her hair back in braids.
Milan Fashion Week
NewJeans' Hanni at Gucci
For the first time since being appointed as the brand's global ambassador, NewJeans' Hanni made her Milan Fashion Week debut, attending the house's latest show alongside names like A$AP Rocky and Halle Bailey.
BTS' RM at Bottega Veneta
RM, who is one of the few BTS members without an official fashion brand partnership, appeared at Matthieu Blazy's Bottega Veneta presentation, sparking rumors of a potential deal.
(G)I-DLE's Yuqi at Fendi
Yuqi of (G)I-DLE arrived at Fendi in pops of neon green on her platform shoes, handbag and dress.
(G)I-DLE's Soyeon at Ferragamo
Soyeon proved her it-girl status in an all-black fit featuring shorts and a maxi-length coat.
Milan and Paris Fashion Week Men's
ENHYPEN at Prada
All members of ENHYPEN flew to Milan to watch Miuccia Prada and Raf Simons' latest menswear show for Prada. The group kept their style minimalist, with most wearing black suits and denim sets.
EXO's KAI at Gucci
KAI arrived at Gucci's show venue, celebrating the house's latest collection that was also the first since Alessandro Michele's exit. The star wore a black suit with red checkerboard print.
BTS' J-Hope at Louis Vuitton, Dior Men and Hermès
BTS' J-Hope, who is signed with Louis Vuitton, unexpectedly took over Paris Fashion Week Men's. The musician attended the Louis Vuitton show guest-designed by KidSuper's Colm Dillane in a full set covered in abstract, face-inspired prints, while heading to Dior Men with his bandmate Jimin in a gray kilt. At Hermès, the star showed up in a black and blue shearling jacket.
BTS' Jimin at Dior Men
Jimin, who was recently announced as Dior's global brand ambassador, attended Kim Jones' latest collection presentation in a minimalist, grayish-beige suit paired with ankle-high boots.
Big Bang's Taeyang at Givenchy
Taeyang marked his first appearance after being named Givenchy's new brand ambassador, attending Matthew M. Williams' show wearing a frayed black top with jeans.
NCT's Ten at Saint Laurent
NCT member Ten was one of the K-pop stars at Saint Laurent's menswear show, sporting an all-black look.
SEVENTEEN's Jeonghan at Saint Laurent
SEVENTEEN's Jeonghan sat front row at Saint Laurent wearing a double-breasted jacket.
LØREN at Saint Laurent
THEBLACKLABEL artist LØREN sported a brown leather coat, sitting front row at Anthony Vaccarello's menswear show for Saint Laurent.
SEVENTEEN's Hoshi at AMI
At AMI, SEVENTEEN member Hoshi made his Paris Fashion Week debut in a pinstripe blazer paired with a patterned scarf.
SF9's Rowoon at Loewe
SF9's lead vocalist Rowoon kept it casual, wearing a green knit sweater with jeans at Jonathan Anderson's Loewe presentation.
BM (Big Matthew) at Loewe
BM wore an ivory shirt, purple scarf and loose-fitted jeans, highlighting his look with the viral grass sneakers Loewe featured on its Spring/Summer 2023 menswear runway.
Paris Couture Week
BLACKPINK's Jisoo at Dior
BLACKPINK's Jisoo debuted a new hairdo featuring micro bangs for Maria Grazia Chiuri's Couture collection, wearing an all-white number with a sheer top.
Big Bang's G-Dragon at Chanel
G-Dragon showed his support for Chanel, landing in Paris to attend the house's Couture show wearing a floral jacket paired with a pearl necklace and his PEACEMINUSONE x Nike Kwondo 1 sneakers.
BTS' Suga at Valentino
BTS's Suga, recently named brand ambassador for Valentino, made his Fashion Week debut in a tonal fit featuring a sand beige suit.