5 Korean Fashion Trends to Follow for Spring/Summer 2020

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The weather has warmed up a lot while we were in quarantine and now we are all itching to go back out into the real world to soak up some vitamin D. You may already have cute outfits pending that you are dying to wear out or maybe you forgot what it’s like to wear something other than your sweatpants. Either way, I’ve picked out some of the best Korean fashion trends for you that you will be proud to make your social appearance in, for the first time in a while.

Cropped Blazers

There is no doubt that oversized blazers will continue to rule the closets of fashion girls across the globe this year. But I’m starting to see this fresh new version of the blazer bubble up in several street style photos and runways — cropped blazers. Suzy is already rocking a black cropped blazer in one of her recent editorial shoots, proving it to be a trend that we should all be on the lookout for this spring. The good news is that cropped jackets really give an elongating effect that’ll make you look taller and slimmer.

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Big Collars

A classic button-down shirt has been a wardrobe staple since the beginning of time and I’m really excited to see this micro-trend bubble up on Instagram feeds lately — big collars. Shirts and blouses are being elevated with oversized collar details, ranging from big pointed collars to large frilly lace collars. Big collar shirts can create a simple, minimal look by itself, or layer it with a sweater or cardigan to create a more sophisticated vintage-inspired look.

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Open Backs 

If you are active on social media or are on top of your online shopping game, you’ve seen that open-back tops are blowing up this spring/summer. Featuring a modest front and a contrastingly shocking open back, these tops are loved by vibey fashion girls on Instagram. We’ve all been covered up in our hoodies at home for so long, so why don’t we expose a bit of skin and stay totally on-trend this summer with some open-back tops? 

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Puff Sleeves

So many iterations of cute tops and dresses live in the fashion world, but it’s all about the puff sleeves this season. Voluminous sleeves in all shapes and sizes are dominating the wardrobes of fashion girls across the globe. This trend is very easy to style — pair a cute puff or balloon sleeve top with jeans or a mini skirt and you’re all set for a statement look! 

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Bermuda Shorts

And here’s the latest Korean fashion trend for the men in your life, totally wearable and easy to follow because they might already have some in their closet! They are over-the-knee shorts, or “Bermuda” shorts. Not to be confused with short-shorts that run mid-thigh. Shorts aren’t just for vacations on the beach this year and they will actually be a cool piece to add to casual outfits. To be completely on trend this season, go for shorts that are slightly wide-legged and are long enough to reach or almost cover the knees.

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