K-Lookbook: Summer Must-Haves

Summer heat is at its peak and dressing-up feels a dire task to do when what we want is just to strip down and dive in a pool. From cool clothes to fab-looking sun hats, our favorite Korean actors and actresses provide us a lot of warm-weather style tips to avoid being busted by fashion police this hot season.

Song hye-kyo chino shorts.jpg

The Must-Have: chino shorts
Channel your inner Song Hye-kyo with her boyish-chic outfits from Descendants of the Sun. Chino shorts have just the right relaxed and laid-back feel yet maintaining a polished style. It’s perfect for your walk-around-the-city look.

Song Joong-ki Linen

The Must-Have: linen shirts
If your one of the unlucky few who still have to look business-y despite the sweltering city heat, then you better opt for linen shirts ala Song Joong-ki. Linen fabric is known as the summer fabric because of its high absorbency and breathability. In short, it will keep you cool and avoid clingy clothes due to perspiration. Our Descendants of the Sun oppa charmed us all with this neat, (literally) cool, and casual attire.

Jo In Sung stripes

The Must-Have: striped cotton shirts and men’s boater straw hat
This classic wardrobe essential never goes wrong. Jo In-sung elevates this summer getaway outfit donning a boater straw hat. Gong Hyo-jin’s maxi dress is also noteworthy.

Park bo young floral

The Must-Have: floral 50s dress and women’s fedora sunhat
Don’t be afraid to experiment with your look this summer. Steal Park Bo-young’s cute vintage outdoor style and you’ll never know, you might catch a picnic date with a charming CEO.

Park Bo-gum sunhat

Speaking of sunhats, Park Bo-gum looks so adorable with a sunhat on. Bo-gum didn’t forget to bring this summer staple despite the ‘unplanned’ trip to Africa with his Reply 1988 co-stars for tvN’s variety show, Youth Over Flowers.

Don’t let the sun ruin your style and arm your wardrobe with this summer must-haves.

[Image Sources: (1) KBS, Descendant of the Sun; (2) SBS, It’s Okay It’s Love; (3) JTBC, Strong Woman Do Bong Soon; (4) tvN, Youth Over Flowers.]

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