Drama styling tips #1: Personal Taste
Or, AKA, your one-way guide to dress like a metrosexual man.
There’s some great styling going on in “Personal Taste.” It’s not too flashy and I love that there are so many classic outfits. I’m a sucker for boys and girls in preppy gear. Lee Min-ho looked outrageous and ridiculous in “Boys Over Flowers” but in “Personal Taste” he actually looks age-appropriate. The dude has the body of a model and it was completely wasted in BOF. Plus, it’s not like I don’t already want to bone him every time he’s in a scene, but now he looks good too.
With Son Yeh-jin, I get that they’re trying to make Gae-in “quirky” by throwing random things together but those let’s-mix-patterns-with-colors-with-ugly-shoes-with-ridic-pants outfits are uninteresting to me. I know that the people behind the show made her look more “presentable” after the audience complained she looked too sloppy (giving her a straighter haircut, making her look less sloppy at home, etc), but Gae-in’s best outfits are usually the ones she wears to job interviews, lol.
Let’s start, shall we?
THE BLAZER with interesting detail
THE CLASSIC CARDIGAN
THE BLAZER with THE CARDIGAN
THE BUTTON DOWN SHIRT
THE WHITE BUTTON-DOWN with interesting collar, paired with a colorful knit vest
THE CROPPED/CUFFED PANT LEG, worn with a pair of slip-on canvas shoes
Ever since getting multiple piercings in each ear, I’ve been obsessed with collecting stud earrings and I love how Gae-in wears multi-colored studs on each lobe.
BOWTIE, worn with oxford shirt
MIXING and MATCHING colors
PLAYING with VOLUME & SILHOUETTE
This was fun. I’ve been really observing the styling in “Cinderella’s Sister” too. There are some interesting bits in that, but it’s not as comprehensive as it is in “Personal Taste.” That post coming soon!