FASHION

South Korea’s Street Style Stars Are Obsessed with Punk Details

Written by Gillian Sagansky
Photographed by Yeong Mo Lee

At Seoul Fashion Week, street style stars took inspiration from East London in the ’70s, donning multiple piercings, belted fabric chokers, heavy chains, and harnesses. Some pair punk accessories with demure white button downs and camel coats, while others stay true to form with edgy black bombers or heavy leather jackets, because in Seoul, everyone has their own personal twist on the sartorial norm. Here, a guide to both traditional and unexpected takes on punk courtesy of Seoul’s street style stars.

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