Posts tagged 2015
#DAILYLOOK IRL: KIM JINA @Siestazin

We chat with trendsetting Instagrammers to learn more about their world. Kim Jina, known as  @siestazin or Jina-kkura, is a charming soon to be 22 year-old. The ex-Joyrich ambassador's happy-go-lucky demeanor has helped her gain an international following that now reaches 27,000. In this exclusive interview for MUTZINE, Jina walks us through her top three favorite outfits of the season, where she loves to grab lunch, and more!

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MASTERPIECE'S LEE YOUNGHYUN: A HAIR STYLIST IS LEADING THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION IN SANGSU

Lee Younghyun is the founder of Masterpiece, a hair-salon located in the still relatively low-key neighborhood of Sangsu, Seoul. The salon is frequented by fashion models, editors, and many other heavyweight influencers. In this interview, conducted by MUTZINE's Editor-In-Chief, Younghyun shares her origin story and her ambitions of extending the reach of her cultural capital even further. Sangsu is becoming a hub for cultural revolution in Seoul and Masterpiece is at the center! 

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CAMPER GRAPHIC: YOUR NEW FAVORITE VISUAL, FASHION, AND LIFESTYLE ARTIST

During the Styleshare Sunday Fleamarket held this past October, we met Camper Graphic's So Jaehoon.  Last month MUTZINE visited the 25 year-old graphic artist at his newly inaugurated studio located in the Yeonnam-dong district of Seoul. Although his work pulls from retro styles that include a healthy dose of Americana, Jaehoon's work is nothing short of fresh. Korea's coolest fashion labels have taken note of his talent as he has several collaborations under his belt. As his pet kitten roamed about, Jaehoon told us about his latest work with Heich Blade in celebration of the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as well his plans for 2016.

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STREET STYLE Q&A: SEOUL FASHION WEEK SPRING/SUMMER 2016 PT.3

Photographer Kang Sojung was dutiful in capturing the best street-style moments of Seoul Fashion Week's Spring/Summer 2016 season. She went the extra mile for MUTZINE by also interviewing the street-style stars! In the final installment of this Q&A series we learn a bit more about what the DDP's fashionable guests were up to, and most importantly, what they were wearing! 

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Kirin: A Chat With Korea's New Jack Swing King

Kirin has made it his life purpose to maintain the New Jack Swing genre and lifestyle alive in South Korea. Ever since his 2009 debut, he has released a series of original songs that evoke the sensibilities of American Hip-Hop and R&B from the 80's and 90's. MUTZINE's editor met up with the multi-talented artist at the Back In The Day cafe in Seoul, where his visual artwork was also on display, to talk about his key influences, affinity to FILA, and collaboration wish-list. 

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STREET STYLE Q&A: SEOUL FASHION WEEK SPRING/SUMMER 2016 PT.2

Photographer Kang Sojung was dutiful in capturing the best street-style moments of Seoul Fashion Week's Spring/Summer 2016 season. She went the extra mile for MUTZINE by also interviewing the street-style stars! In part two of this Q&A series we learn a bit more about what the DDP's fashionable guests were up to, and most importantly, what they were wearing! 

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#DAILYLOOK IRL: Park Jihoon @Coke3Cake

We chat with trendsetting Instagrammers to learn more about their world beyond what we see on their photo grids. Park Jihoon, known as @coke3cake, joined the SNS platform on a whim and to date has gained nearly 12,000 followers. The notoriety has helped him obtain a collaboration with Double Lovers and a feature in Bling magazine. In this interview, Jihoon among many other things, introduces us to his very own fashion label, ANOTHERYOUTH.

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STREET STYLE Q&A: SEOUL FASHION WEEK SPRING/SUMMER 2016 PT.1

Photographer Kang Sojung was dutiful in capturing the best street-style moments of Seoul Fashion Week's Spring/Summer 2016 season. She went the extra mile for MUTZINE by also interviewing the street-style stars! In this special Q&A series we learn a bit more about what the DDP's fashionable guests were up to, and most importantly, what they were wearing! 

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BECK KATIRA: K-HIPHOP'S HAIR GUY ON STYLING JAY PARK AND OKASIAN

Beck Katira, more commonly known as BK, is a hair designer with a decade of experience working in one of Seoul's premiere boutique hair salons. His affinity for contemporary hip-hop culture has influenced his approach to hair styling which has attracted the likes of K-hiphop superstars from AOMG, Amoeba and Hi-lite records. In this interview, BK tells us about his start, his ambitions, and a little bit about the 뻔하잖아 (You Know) music video shoot. 

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Inside the 2015 Styleshare Sunday Fleamarket

Last month the MUTZINE team spent 8 consecutive days at Dongdaemun Design Plaza documenting Seoul Fashion Week from front to back. Just when we thought it was all over, that we were finally going to go home, and that we could finally eat and sleep, we caught wind of the StyleShare Sunday Fleamarket. A marketplace that had an assortment of trendy vendors! Read on for an exclusive roundup of the event! 

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A Pepero Holiday Special: Kwak Tori & Ryeori

It’s 11/11, otherwise known as Pepero Day and it seemed appropriate to introduce you to one of MUTZINE’s favorite couples today.  In this special feature, we learn about Kwak Tori & Ryeori's individual pursuits in the art, fashion, and beauty field. While munching on various choco-sticks they also recount how they survived the longest some relationship ever. 

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BTWN 4 WALLS w/ LIVII: HIP-HOP, R&B, SAILOR MOON & 19+ FILMS

Although her start was modeling, LiVii has always had a passion for music. Known for her hip-hop and RnB cover songs, she finally made her debut in 2014 with the single Beepx3. In this interview, we learn about LiVii's creative process, from shaping the "Rich Bitch" image to filming her music videos. She also introduces us to the fellow artists that have helped her along the way.

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SEOUL FASHION WEEK SS16: RUNWAY WRAPUP

Honestly we're still in a daze after covering Seoul Fashion Week live for 8 consecutive days. There's several memory cards jam packed with photographs of models, designers, celebrities and spectators left to sort through. Nevertheless, to wrap up the runway coverage, MUTZINE's Editor-In-Chief, Gissella, will tell you about a few of her favorite things.

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Trendspotting: Seoul Fashion Week Street Style

Street style at any fashion week has this wonderful way of combining current trends with the ‘hot picks’ of what is to come next season. MUTZINE's newly appointed street style editor, Fii Cridland, teams up with photographer Kangsso, to tell us about the five hot trends that dominated the concrete of Dongdaemun Design Plaza for the Spring/Summer 2016 season of Seoul Fashion Week. 

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