12 Hallyu Stars Who Have Grabbed the Attention of the High Fashion World

Meet the Korean stars who have captured the attention of luxury fashion brands from all over the world. 

With invitations for coveted front row spots at some of the more exclusive fashion shows around the world, Hallyu stars have cemented their role as front-runners in the fashion world.


1. Park Shin Hye

Actress Park Shin Hye has been chosen as COACH‘s Korean brand ambassador and sat front row at their Spring 2018 Runway Show.


She also met global COACH ambassador, Selena Gomez at the event.


2. Dean

Internationally popular Dean flew over to England to attend Burberry‘s runway show at London Fashion Week in February 2018.


He turned heads with his unique and trendy looks at the event.


3. Jessica Jung

Fashion designer and former Girls’ Generation member, Jessica Jung is also a staple at exclusive runway shows.

She’s attended shows for Fendi, Ralph Lauren, Marc Jacobs, Vera Wang, Ann Demeulemeester, Tom Ford, Diane von Furstenburg and more.


At the Fall 2018 New York Fashion Week, she sat front row at Calvin Klein show — quite possibly, the most exclusive event at NYFW.


4. EXO’s Chanyeol

Chanyeol has become the epitome of #TommyBoy for brand Tommy Hilfiger, after stealing the show at Tommy Hilfiger‘s Fall 2018 show at London Fashion Week.


He was also recently named “Best Dressed Man” by Vogue at Tommy Hilfiger’s Extravaganza in Shanghai.


5. Bae Doona

Actress Bae Doona is also known as Louis Vuitton’s muse and has been a part of the LV family for 5 years. To become a Louis Vuitton brand ambassador is no easy feat.

Bae Doona with Louis Vuitton’s Creative Director, Ncolas Ghesquiere.


She even walked the runway and closed the Louis Vuitton Cruise 2018 show in Kyoto.


6. Winner’s MINO and HOONY

These Winner members were the most talked about stars on social media following Burberry’s SS18 showcase at London Fashion Week.


“From Mino’s love of eclectic pieces from streetwear brands like Supreme to Hoony’s closet full of Balenciaga collector’s items, the duo never holds back when it comes to fashion.”

— Vogue 


7. G-Dragon

G-Dragon has been a fashion icon in the K-Pop world for a very long time. The star is a favourite of Karl Lagerfeld the creative director for Chanel, Fendi and Karl Lagerfeld.


G-Dragon is a Chanel brand ambassador and has been making an appearance at Chanel Fashion Week shows in Paris since 2014.


8. AOA’s Seolhyun

As a model for domestic brands like Hazzy, Seolhyun made an appearance at Gucci‘s runway show at the Fall/Winter 2018/19 Milan Fashion Week.


She continues to be a Gucci brand ambassador, attending flagship store events and shooting domestic magazine covers decked out in the brand.


9. EXO’s Kai

Kai has recently joined hands with Italian luxury brand Gucci as well and was invited to sit front row at the Gucci Cruise 2019 show.


Kai is the male counterpart to Seolhyun, as the men’s Korean brand ambassador for Gucci.


10. Apink’s Naeun

Naeun attended French fashion house Zadig & Voltaire‘s runway show at the 2018 F/W New York Fashion Week.


She’s also visited the Club Monaco Presentation at NYFW as well, and has been invited to previous Club Monaco events as well.


11. EXO’s Sehun

Sehun, has become a favourite of Louis Vuitton as well.


Invited to sit front row at Louis Vuitton’s shows two years in a row, he was named “Best Dressed Man” and proved his fashion sense and star power.


12. CL

CL has landed front row seats at Jeremy Scott, Marc Jacobs, and Opening Ceremony. In particular, she has a special spot in Jeremy Scott’s heart — shown by this adorable shot at New York Fashion Week.


She was also invited to perform at Alexander Wang’s infamous after party in 2016!