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Eco-Friendly Fashion Takes Industry by Storm

Eco-Friendly Fashion Takes Industry by Storm

SEOUL, Jul. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – The wave of environmentally friendly efforts that recently hit the retail industry is now making similar strides in the fashion industry. Leading fashion companies have recently launched a series of marketing campaigns that incorporate environmental issues while highlighting lower prices for their products. K2, a popular outdoor brand, has [...]

See-Through Clothing: Summer’s Hottest Fashion Trend

See-Through Clothing: Summer’s Hottest Fashion Trend

SEOUL, Jul. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — With the onset of the hot summer weather, sheer clothing that allows just a bit of see-through is becoming all the rage this season. The online market website Auction revealed yesterday that sales of see-through blouses and vinyl bags during the month of June had increased sharply compared to [...]

One-piece Swimwear and Bikinis to Dominate This Summer

One-piece Swimwear and Bikinis to Dominate This Summer

SEOUL, Jun. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Move over rash guard, one-piece swimsuits and surfing suits are here! A very common sight on beaches and at swimming pools in previous years, rash guards are now being snubbed after the resurgence of one-piece swimsuits and bikinis. Surfing suits also saw a rise in sales thanks to an [...]

Xehar Fashion App Ditches the Shopping Cart and Picks Up Speed

Xehar Fashion App Ditches the Shopping Cart and Picks Up Speed

PLAYA VISTA, Calif., Oct. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Fashion tech company Xehar, today announces they will be removing the shopping cart from their Xehar shopping app. For millennial women shoppers who are interested in fashion but are frustrated with the online shopping experience, the Xehar app is their solution. “Xehar has found a way to [...]

S Korea’s Fashion Market to Grow 3.3 Pct This Year: Report

S Korea’s Fashion Market to Grow 3.3 Pct This Year: Report

SEOUL, Feb. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s fashion market is expected to grow 3.3 percent in 2017 from a year earlier, with major apparel companies ramping up efforts to expand their footing here and abroad amid dim prospects, industry data showed Friday.  The size of the domestic fashion market is predicted to reach 39.3 [...]

Korean Fashion Industry Turns to Men, Individuality and Technology for 2017 Rebound

Korean Fashion Industry Turns to Men, Individuality and Technology for 2017 Rebound

SEOUL, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – The Samsung Fashion Institute announced Tuesday its selection of the top ten issues in Korea’s fashion industry this year. The list included several changes in the industry as well business and consumption trends, but it was marked by the stagnant industry’s struggle to survive instead of focusing on growth.  [...]

Korean Traditional Apparel Festival Takes off in Seoul

Korean Traditional Apparel Festival Takes off in Seoul

SEOUL, Sept. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – The 2016 Jongno Hanbok (Korean traditional clothing) Festival took off Friday for a three-day run in Jongno, one of the oldest neighborhoods in the heart of Seoul.  Organized by the Jongno Foundation for Arts & Culture, various events will be taking place including traditional performances, a fashion show, parades, [...]

K-Fashion Shop Opens on Southeast Asia’s Top Fashion Portal

K-Fashion Shop Opens on Southeast Asia’s Top Fashion Portal

SEJONG, Aug. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – An online pop-up store featuring leading South Korean fashion brands has been opened on the largest online fashion-focused portal in Southeast Asia to help Korean design houses enter the Southeast Asian market, industry officials said Friday.  The “Premium Korean Fashion” pop-up shop was launched in Singapore the previous day [...]

Korea Launches First Fashion Item Rental Service

Korea Launches First Fashion Item Rental Service

SEOUL, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Buying consumer products is not like buying a house. The moment you make a purchase the product’s value deteriorates, which is why rental services may be the next big consumption trend. Rental or lease services for high-cost goods such as laptops and automobiles have already become prevalent.  For the [...]