Airport fashion #5

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According to my archives, I average two airport fashion posts a year. No matter, I’ve collected some good stuff in the year since my last airport fashion post, lol.

These peeps are by far my favorites to keep an eye out for, style-wise: Kris (Exo), Krystal (f(x)), Hara (Kara), Jessica (SNSD), Taeyeon (SNSD). These are rising in the ranks: Jiyoung (Kara), Sehun/Chen/Luhan/Baekhyun (Exo), Sulli (f(x)). And these guys I generally always like, but don’t care enough about them/their groups to follow their style extensively: Gayoon (4Minute), Dasom (Sistar), Sohee (Wonder Girls).

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Blue, blue, blue

This will be one of those not-fandom posts I litter here once in a blue moon. (Blue! Everything’s so blue.)

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Some of these are from forever ago. I’m horrible at keeping up with photos.

Here are some tunes to listen to:

Photography is a lonely hobby, ain’t it?


Exo on Weekly Idol (8/14) (aka, Exo notes, August)

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This is the funnest fandom flail I’ve had in a while. A whiiiiiiile. So I guess, long overdue Exo notes-ish as part of a running commentary on Weekly Idol?

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Exo’s “Growl” practice video + choreography

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YOOOOOOO this is what I’ve been waiting forrrrrrrrrrrasdklf;jalskdfjalskdf. (Watch the practice video here.)

Overall I’m pretty indifferent about the song. There are some nice elements — the electric guitar, the chorus, the division of singing lines, Chanyeol’s rap break — but it’s not genius, and if you listen to it enough without watching the performance that goes with it, it gets boring pretty quickly.

But! Exo doesn’t need genius at this point. So far, they’ve been so esoteric a group that this is exactly the kind of radio-friendly, middling, run-of-the-mill dance track that they need to gain a bigger, more casual audience.

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Questions for SM Entertainment

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Dear SM Entertainment,

I’m a long-time listener of the mostly poop you guys release. Because I’ve been listening for so long and have spent so much time, money, and effort on your products, I had a couple of questions I was hoping you guys would be able to answer!

Is that all there is to f(x)’s comeback? Is it that hard for SM to show some understanding of cohesion? Is “don’t start something you can’t finish” that hard to wrap its head around? Does SM have no artistic standards? Does nobody in SM ever feel bored of their own shit?

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