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Retro Beauties: The Best Throwback Looks From Korean Dramas And Films

Get inspired by these nostalgic Korean titles and their characters’ chic looks!

With Twenty Five Twenty One and 20th Century Girl being some of the most beloved (despite being the most heartbreaking) releases of 2022, the nostalgic turn Korean entertainment has taken of late has us looking to the past with a lot of callbacks to the vibrant decades of our youth.


Watching these dramas and films onscreen reminds us how the world was rife with challenges (which we were somewhat oblivious of), but they were also filled with the best memories—including the fashion and beauty trends that defined the generation!


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As the ’80s and ’90s have heavily influenced today’s style, we couldn’t help but spot the best we’ve seen in Korean dramas and films. Here, we run down some of the characters who got us reminiscing about our own teenage style! Which one is your favorite? Swipe through the gallery for some awesome throwback looks!



Banner photos via Hancinema


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