Former 2NE1’s Minzy Stuns Netizens With Her Style Transformation

Minzy rocks her signature look with a modern twist.

Minzy debuted with 2NE1 when she was only 15 years old. When 2NE1 debuted, YG Entertainment stressed that the group would be focused on talent over visuals, and the group fully embodied the “girl crush” concept.

(From left to right) 2NE1’s Minzy, CL, Dara, and Park Bom | YG Entertainment

As the maknae, Minzy was three years younger than leader CL, the second youngest member, and ten years younger than members Dara and Park Bom.

Minzy frequently spoke of how difficult it was for her to handle the unfair burden of hate comments at such a young age.

Minzy when she was in 2NE1 | YG Entertainment

We had a lot of makeup and a unique concept.
One of the most hurtful things I’ve heard was, ‘How can you be a singer when you’re so ugly?’ When I read these [comments], I used to think, ‘Isn’t it more important for you to sing and dance well to be a singer?’

— Minzy

She shared it left a lasting impact on her due to her young age. Luckily, Minzy was surrounded by her three supportive unnies and the group’s main producer, Teddy, who helped give her strength.

2NE1 gives each other strength. Whether we’re together or apart, we all know. We’re like family.

— Minzy

2NE1’s style was experimental, futuristic, and trend-setting, instantly catching netizens’ attention.

Minzy often sported a chic bob, which quickly became her signature style. Like her fellow group members, Minzy rocked Avant-grade streetwear, setting 2NE1 apart from other 2nd-gen K-Pop groups.

Netizens on a popular Korean online community board came across a more recent photo of Minzy and were stunned by her transformation over the years, as it has now been 14 years since her debut.

A photo from Minzy’s BNT magazine photoshoot in 2020 resurfaced, showing how Minzy matured. In the photoshoot, her hair was longer than how she typically wore it while promoting with her former group and her style was more simplistic than fans were used to, allowing her beauty to shine.

| @mingkki21/Twitter
| @mingkki21/Twitter

More recently, Minzy reunited with 2NE1 at Coachella in 2022 and returned to her signature bob just before the special surprise reunion.

2NE1 at Coachella in 2022 | @chaelincl/Instagram

Minzy has maintained her chic short bob ever since and has shown off her more modern, trendy, fashion-forward style.

| @_minzy_mz/Instagram
| @_minzy_mz/Instagram

Netizens were stunned by Minzy’s style evolution and gorgeous visuals over the years, complimenting her style.

| Instiz
  • “Wow…”
  • “She’s become really pretty…”
  • “Handsome and pretty”
  • “Her face looks so chiseled. It’s slim and her jawline is pretty too.”
  • “Oh, and her eyeliner is much thinner. This style suits her so well.”
Source: Instiz


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