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SNSD at Burberry Prorsum’s S/S 2012 Collection, London.

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  SNSD at Burberry Prorsum’s S/S 2012 Collection, London.

I’ll have you know, there was hot competition for this piece. Well, maybe not “hot”. Or any competition at all. But if there had been I would have won, because (some of) Girls Generation were in my country, in the very place I spent my early childhood, walking in the garden I’ve played in and…well unfortunately not wearing clothes I’ve worn.

Ah yes, the fashion.  Now Burberry is famous for four things in England: its campaigns, which have included the likes of Emma Watson and most recently Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, the fact it used to be worn by football hooligans, that iconic red, black and camel check, and how it is very, very British. If SM is planning to invade us anytime soon it’s doing a grand job; first SHINee at Abbey Road and now this. Maybe EXO’s next teaser will feature them doing a material arts Countdown or Siwon can upload a selca of himself eating fish and chips.

Whatever you think of the label, it’s a prestigious event, attended this year by the likes of Kate Moss, star of Spielberg’s War Horse Jeremy Irvine , Kate Bosworth, Andy Murray (tennis players are celebrities thank you very much) and Will.I.Am, who was in town for the Brit Awards, but probably secretly there to spy for 2NE1.

I have to admit though, when I think of Girls Generation I still tend to think in pinks, bright greens and yellows. Maybe Burberry, with its more refined colour palette and layered look is a nod to the how the girls are maturing, and it is certainly a recognisable and historic (Burberry made uniforms in WW1) label so perhaps it suits the girls better than first impression suggest. I’ve also noticed the popularity of the trench coat in K-pop idols, and it is the trench coat that is the staple of any Burberry collection. Not to mention all the girls were seen sporting Burberry Prorsum at the 20th Seoul Music Awards, even if some of the outfits left something to be desired.

So let’s get onto what Tiffany, Yoona and Seohyun wore. Obviously it was Burberry, taken from the S/S 2012 collection for the most high end and  decadent brand, Burberry Prorsum. Personally I think this is the best collection of the last few years after the ruched, pastel debacle we have seen previously. The colours are more harmonious and sophisticated; the cut is flattering even if you aren’t rail-thin.

Tiffany wore the Silk Blend Trench Coat and Beaded Woven Wedge Sandals, which I’m not too sure about. The trench coat was chic and regal without being ostentatious and really suited her new hair, which is my favourite hairstyle on her ever. It’s soft and frames her features beautifully, meaning her make-up could be kept natural. However the shoes looked too chunky for the rest of her outfit and highlighted how bony her legs are. I think Tiffany is a very pretty young woman but she looked too skinny here. Taking off the trench coat didnt make matters any better. I much preferred the original style of the dress, while Tiffany’s was very short, lumpy and unflattering. Amazing then, that after all that I still think she managed to look elegant and eye-catching.

Seohyun was unfortunately only allowed one outfit, the Eclectic Print Trench Coat and Striped Wedge Woven Leather Boots. Still, I liked her bag (Herringbone Woven Rattan Clutch) and the bold pattern and contrasting colours stood out from her more plainly dressed bandmates and suited her dark hair. Actually, can we talk about Seohyun’s hair for a moment please? I’d really love to see some more experimenting with it, not even dye or a drastic length change, but maybe some interesting buns or plaits. I think it is often the same, and it makes Seohyun look boring, but her hair has so much potential! The only things I didnt like about her outfit was the belt, seen on the catwalk accessorising Yoona’s dress. It clashed with the print of her coat and didnt add anything to the outfit that a plain belt couldn’t. The coat also hit a slightly awkward point on her legs, but being a SNSD girl she pulled it off.

Finally we have Yoona, who despite not appealing to me aesthetically at all looked the best out of the trio. Her dress wasn’t worn with the teasing catwalk cleavage, but the slit at the side made it flirtatious enough to make up for the modest peasant-style panelling and puffed sleeves. While the words “classic” and “timeless” are overused in fashion, I can’t help but think they really apply to this dress, so I’ll use them again. Her shoes complimented nicely, only if it was me I would have chosen a less gladiatorial look and gone down the brogues route.

Overall I think fashion-wise they held their end up well, better than the actual faces of Burberry. But I was disappointed they didn’t seem to make more of an opportunity. I’ve already mentioned there were some big, influential faces there and a picture with the above mentioned people or maybe even the wife of our Prime Minister, Samantha Cameron, would have been a smart move to further integrate themselves in Western society. If they took a picture with Eddie Redmayne (current face of Burberry, star of My Week with Marilyn, West End and BBC golden boy) I think I would have to get the picture turned into wallpaper and it would definatly have gained them respect with British females. But they did get a picture with C-pop superstar Jolin Tsai, and Burberrys Chief Creative Officer Christoper Bailey. At any rate, they behaved impeccably, which is more than can be said for some idols in foreign countries. Ahem.

To sum up, I was so pleased to see such important members of K-pop making an impression on a corner of my turf, dressed in a brand I love dearly. While I would have dressed the girls slightly different, they still looked refined and fashionable. What do you think about the outfits? (to stick with the British theme) Yay or Nay?

(Soshified Soshi Styling, Burberry)

Rain’s “La Song” Makes A Comeback on Chinese Song Chart After Two Years

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Rain’s “La Song” Makes A Comeback on Chinese Song Chart After Two Years

The comeback of La Song on QQ Music Charts can also be attributed to the Korean singers newest appearance on the Chinese Running Man broadcast on Would possibly 21st. Following the episodes airing, Rain turned into the maximum searched keywords on online portals and was once followed with La Song achieving #1 on music virtual charts.

Meanwhile, Rain is lately on his 2dglobalexcursion and may beacting in Macao on June 4th and Beijing on the 18th. He recently finished performances in Kuala Lumpur and Tokyo.

“Produce 101” Trainees To Drop Lawsuit Opposed to Their Firm After Achieving Agreement

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Produce 101 trainees Lee Hae In and Lee Su Hyun from SS Entertainment made the headlines in early Might subsequently news they'd filed a lawsuit for the agency to terminate their exclusive contract, citing that it was once too long and did now notget maintain of the important vocal and dance classes as promised in addition the damaged promise of debuting in the year.

The two women representative and legal professionalprinted on Could 25th that the agency has agreed to terminate the girls contract without any additional prerequisitesthroughout a assembly just the day prior. He adds, Lee Hae In and Lee Su Hyun would truly like to ask for forgiveness to enthusiasts for being worried them.

Lee Hae In and Lee Su Hyun were eitherremoved in the 11th episode of Produce 101. SS Entertainment may bethe house of boy staff The Legend.

BTOB Gets In a position For Mnet M! Countdown in China With a Shave in the Car

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BTOB Gets In a position For Mnet M! Countdown in China With a Shave in the Car

Other Korean artists who might beacting at M! Countdown in China come with FTISLAND, G-Friend, T-ARA, Shinhwa, SISTAR, VIXX, Jeon Hyosung, FIESTAR and Cosmic Girls. Chinese artists will be provide equallyneatly alongside Wu Ying Chie, Jolin Tsai, Li Yuchun and 105-member ladyneighborhood SNH48.

YG Entertainment Receives Massive Sum in Investment From Quite so much of Chinese Companies

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YG Entertainment Receives Massive Sum in Investment From Quite so much of Chinese Companies

According to reports on Would possibly 27th, the CEO of YG Entertainment, Yang Min Suk, has plans on assembly amongst the CEOs of every respective companies, in Seoul at the Hyatt Hotel at the 31st to signal the vital papers in regards to the investment agreement. Below the agreement, YG will factor approximately $55 million of stocks for the second-largest shareholder of Tencent, Weiying, whilst approximately $30 million shares owned via Yang Hyun Suk and CEO Yang Min Suk can be transferred to Tencent, making the 2 Chinese corporations the agencys 3rd and fourth largest shareholders at 4.5% and 8.2% respectively.

The deal will make the two Chinese firms YGs third- and fourth-largest shareholders, respectively, with 4.5 % and 8.2 percent stakes in the company.

YG Entertainment released a commentary saying, Our corporate has noticed a 30% build up in sales during the last 10 years, it used to bedecided that to take care of that growth, expansion into China is important. 

Father-Daughter Duo Matthew Douma and Jeon Somi Spotted Walking In combination to a Recording

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On Might 28th, the circle of relativeswas once spotted walking arm in arm on their way to a scheduled recording for the diversity show Happy Together 3. Jeon Somi looked fullystunning with an enormous smile on her face as the agenda allowed her to spend a while with her father in spite of her very busy schedule as a member of womanneighborhood I.O.I.

Meanwhile, she is constantly keeping busy as a section of her promotions with I.O.I who is acting Dream Ladies on quite so much oftune shows. As smartly as music display appearance, I.O.I may be making a couple of appearances on a wide range of tv shows.

Image: Father-daughter Matthew Douma and Jeon Somi walking to Pleased Together 3 recording / Newsen

Baek A Yeon Pulls Off Gorgeous Reside Karaoke Quilt of IU’s “End of Each Day”

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Baek A Yeon Pulls Off Gorgeous  Reside Karaoke Quilt of IU’s “End of Each Day”

Share on FacebookShare on TwitterJYP Entertainments soloist Baek A Yeon took on one of IUs toughest songs to sing, Finish of Each Day, making a song the music for a karaoke are living special video for Dingo Music.

Published on Might 28th, the talented feminine vocalist sang with interest as she sang the normal IU track with her own twist, hitting all the notes perfectly. End of Each dayis thought about as one of IUs more harder track to hideby capability of fans, making it the entire more amazing for Baek A Yeon to sing.

Though enthusiasts agreed that Baek A Yeon has done a impressiveactivity alongside her karaoke live cover, they have got voiced out their critiques that the song is a ways better suited for IUs vocal tone and color.

Seol Ah And Soo Ah Be informed To give coverage to Daebak From Strangers On “The Go back Of Superman”

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Seol Ah And Soo Ah Be informed  To give coverage to Daebak From Strangers On “The Go back Of Superman”

Seol Ah And Soo Ah Be toldTo be offeringcoverage to Daebak From Strangers At theGo back Of Supermanleonid Would possibly 29, 2016 0 Daebak is kept secureby way of his legitimate older sisters on KBS2’s “The Return Of Superman!

Suddenly, an unfamiliar guy approaches the youngsterswhilst their father and the displaysgroup of workers are away. The stranger is in truth in cahoots with their father, who asked him to assist the children practice how to react in case a stranger attempts to kidnap them.

Just as Lee Dong Gook requested, the guygives them sweet and asks them if they wish to become play somewhere else. Seol Ah and Soo Ah fall for the temptation of the candy and hang his hands, while Daebak doesn’t protest when the man starts wearing him away.

Watch: Lovelyz Drops Stunning Choreography Edition Of “Destiny” MV

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Watch: Lovelyz Drops Stunning Choreography Edition Of “Destiny” MV

Watch: Lovelyz Drops Stunning Choreography Edition Of “Destiny” MVilmare42 Might 29, 2016 0 Lovelyz has shared a choreography version in their MV for “Destiny”!

On Could 30 at the hours of darkness KST, the gang dropped a lovely new video of themselves dancing to Destiny, which displaysfanatics their choreography from get started to finish. Naturally, here ishighest for any fans who needto test out out the dance themselves! Check out the video below.

Lovelyz released their track Destiny as phase of their new album A New Trilogy, which got here out on April 25. The upbeat song was once written by Onepiece, a composing team lead by potential of singer and manufacturer Yoon Sang, and the long-established MV lately surpassed 2.5 million perspectives on YouTube. 

Man Booker Winner Speaks of Amazement at Prize

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Han Kang, the winner of the fellow Booker World Prize, on Monday told journalists she felt "strange" on winning the award for a unique published nine years ago."The Vegetarian", used to befinished 11 years ago yetsimplest published in English ultimate year. Kang spoke of her amazement at winning an award overseas.The novel follows the tale of a lady who makes a decisionto preventdining meat because of a aggravatingrevel in in her childhood, and believes she is becoming a tree. First published in 2007, "The Vegetarian" sold 20,000 copies till last year, but sales have surged because the English translation won the prize. Changbi Publishers stated it has publishedany other 250,000. So far, publishing rights for the novel had been sold in 27 countries. "Human Acts", some other newthrough Han, has also been translated into English and publishing deals have been signed in 10 countries.Speaking at an match in Seoul, Han praised Deborah Smith, the Briton who translated "The Vegetarian", for her very goodactivity bringing to existence the which means and refined nuances she intended. The instancechanged into the launch of her new novel, "The Elegy of Whiteness", which she said expresses the resilience of human beings in the face of lifelong suffering.Han says she is making plans a new novel and needsto begin writing once possible. She suggested readers to method her books no longer to seek answers, but to be exposed to more questions and to open their hearts and minds in embracing Korean literature.

Watch: Woman Workforce Member Puts Her Own Spin On 2NE1′s “Lonely” On “King Of Mask Singer”

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Watch: Woman  Workforce Member Puts Her Own Spin On 2NE1′s “Lonely” On “King Of Mask Singer”

Watch: LadyTeam Member Puts Her Own Spin On 2NE1s Lonely On King Of Mask Singerleonid Would possibly 29, 2016 0 The singer performing under the alias of “Bunny Bunny” takes to the air her mask and unearths a familiar face in the back of it, sudden the target market and panel individuals on MBC’s “King of Mask Singer.

SpoilerAt theCould 29 episode of the show, “Bunny Bunny” and “My Love, My Bride” face off for a possibilityto prevent reigning champion Our VicinitySongTotal from achieving a 10-match winning streak.

The circularleads to a victory for “My Love, My Bride” with a 57-42 vote, and so “Bunny Bunny” finally ends up having to unveil her identity.