10 Simple Ways to Dress like a Korean Woman

It is no secret that Korean fashion has taken the world by storm. Also, K-dramas showcase the latest korean fashion trends, and Kpop idols don on the trendiest wear. No wonder many from around the world take inspirations from Korean fashion trends.

Following the popularity of K-beauty, Korean casual women fashion is also highly popular. It is because these outfits are known to be chic and comfortable. The most important reason? It's so reasonable priced for such quality clothing!

If you too love Korean fashion style, then you have come to the right place.

Today, we introduce 10 different fashion styles for you to strut out onto the streets like a Korean woman.


1. Retro Balloon Sleeve Blouses

Korean Basic Balloon Sleeve Women Top

Korean Basic Balloon Sleeve Women Top retailing at sgd32 at StyleupK.

You can leave it to Koreans to bring back an old style and make it more fashionable. Balloon sleeves were popular back in the 1990s.

By adding modern elements to this vintage design, it has transformed this into an effortlessly stylish blouse top!

This balloon sleeve blouse is the perfect example for this. It’s simple and functional, and most of all looks very pretty. You can pair it up with a simple locket and a cardigan for a casual day out.

Balloon sleeves are an easy way to add some elegance to basic designs. 
They also come in various forms.


Korean Balloon Sleeve Womens Blouse Top

Korean Basic Balloon Sleeve Blouse Top retailing at sgd32 at StyleupK.

 

If you are looking for something semi formal, you can wear something like this long sleeve puffed balloon sleeve women blouse. It is a simple wear but ups your game in meetings yet still suitable for an after work dinner date!

For a comfy look, wear it with jeans. But if you want to look more formal, you can pair it with linen pants to complete a neat look.


Also, layering of outfits are very common in Korea as they produce a different style.

Korean Style Balloon Sleeve Layer Knit Maxi Dress

Korean Style Balloon Sleeve Layer Knit Maxi Dress retailing at sgd50 at StyleupK.

 

But in case you feel too hot, you can always go for a knit dress like this.
It might look as if it is made of two layers but it is just one with the sleeves added to the knit dress. A great way to look elegant without feeling too hot.

 

2 . Go for an Oversized Fit

Korean Thick Cotton Basic Stripe Oversized Sweatshirt

Korean Thick Cotton Basic Stripe Oversized Sweatshirt retailing at sgd29.90 at StyleupK.

For a casual date out with friends, don on this basic striped oversized sweatshirt. It is slightly oversized for a more comfortable fit. Yes, this design is commonly seen in K-dramas too!

Outerwear also complete your entire outfit and provide the last essential korean vibe to it.
Korean Women V-neck Oversized Cardigan Jacket

Korean Women V-neck Oversized Cardigan Jacket retailing at sgd45 at StyleupK.

Try this Korean style oversizedd knit cardigan for example. Just wear it over your outfit to keep you warm inside the air-conditioned lecture hall or office. 

Korean Women V-neck Oversized Cardigan Jacket
Korean Women V-neck Oversized Cardigan Jacket retailing at sgd45 at StyleupK.

You can also layer it up with a simple collared blouse for a more semi formal look.

 

3. Make a Statement with Polka Dots

Korean Polka Dots Corduroy Slit Straight Fit Skirt

Korean Polka Dots Corduroy Slit Straight Fit Skirt retailing at sgd58 at StyleupK.

Koreans love patterns and one popular one is the polka dots. It never goes out of trend!
Korean Style Polka Dots Sailor Collar Blouse Top

Korean Style Polka Dots Sailor Collar Blouse Top retailing at sgd45 at StyleupK.

Whether it’s on blouses or dresses, this simple and feminine polka dot pattern on chiffon just screams korean style!

Korean Style Polka Dot Spaghetti Strap V Neck Dress
Korean Style Polka Dot Spaghetti Strap V Neck Dress retailing at sgd45 at StyleupK.


Also, V neck spaghetti strap dresses have been dominating the women fashion scene in Korea. These basic dresses are so easy to wear while being cute and feminine.

On hotter days, you can wear it as it is, and on colder days, you can layer with T-shirt to look more Korean style.

Tip: Pair it with dangling earrings, and you’re ready for a good time.


4. Look Feminine with Pleats

 Korean Style Straight Knit Pleated Skirt StyleupK Korean Style Straight Knit Pleated Skirt StyleupK Korean Style Straight Knit Pleated Skirt StyleupK Korean Style Straight Knit Pleated Skirt StyleupK Korean Style Straight Knit Pleated Skirt StyleupK Korean Style Straight Knit Pleated Skirt StyleupK Korean Style Straight Knit Pleated Skirt

Korean Style Straight Knit Pleated Skirt retailing at sgd39.90 at StyleupK.

The pleated skirt design was the raging trend that started in 2020. Many love it for the simple classic look.

Korean Check Pleated Retro Long Skirt
Korean Check Pleated Retro Long Skirt retailing at sgd35 at StyleupK.

Look at this pretty checkered pleated Korean skirt.

It is so casual yet gives off a pretty vintage vibe. This one has an elastic waistband which will fit you snugly. Who says fashion cannot be comfortable too?

You can also pair it easily with a simple white blouse and flats for a cute look. 

5. Go Denim, Korean Style

Korean Straight Cut Washed Denim Jeans Pants

Korean Straight Cut Washed Denim Jeans Pants retailing at sgd55 at StyleupK.

Who doesn’t like a comfy pair of denim jeans or pants? But don't you find the usual jeans too long for comfort? That's when you need to check out the denim jeans from Korea - made for Asian design and fit!

Say yes to straight cut blue denim jeans which end nicely at your ankles. It's the popular trend during summer in Korea and goes perfectly with any top.

Korean High Waist Straight Fit Denim Pants
Korean High Waist Straight Fit Denim Pants retailing at sgd42 at StyleupK.

Or if you are looking for something high waist, check out this pair of high-waisted straight cut denim pants.

You can wear these like mom jeans or roll them up above your ankles for a crop jeans look. Pair the up with a blazer and boots, and you’re ready for your meeting or dinner.

 

6. Pair easily with skirts

Korean Lace Floral Cancan Maxi Skirt

Korean Lace Floral Cancan Maxi Skirt retailing at sgd45 at StyleupK.

For those of you who would like to exude more femininity through your fashion style, skirts are a good bet.

They are a popular Korean fashion item and many of them match easily with basic blouse tops.

A design that’s trending now are midi lace skirts. They are stylish and comfortable, perfect for a picnic or coffee date.

Korean Corduroy Back Slit Midi Skirt
Korean Corduroy Back Slit Midi Skirt retailing at sgd45 at StyleupK.

Another popular design is midi style skirts that end somewhere between your knee and ankle. Usually with elastic banding, they are easily worn and gives off a casual vibe.

This corduroy back slit maxi skirt is perfect for a school setting or a casual day out with friends. It’s comfy and feminine and a must-have to your closet.


7. Feminine Blouses

Korean Checkered Ruffled Sleeve Women Blouse

Korean Checkered Ruffled Sleeve Women Blouse retailing at sgd32 at StyleupK.

Lacy and ruffled blouses are trending in Korea because they add a gentle, feminine touch to outfits. Not in the mood for dresses nor skirts, but still want to look a little dressed up? Then you should definitely invest in a korean style blouse. It’s another staple clothing Korean women like to have in their closets.

This checkered ruffled blouse has a cute and chic look. With its slightly ruffled puffed up sleeves, it adds volume to your outfit. The ribbon touch at its back makes it even more stylish. Wear it with a plain skirt or fitting jeans and it’ll do wonders.

Korean Jewel Button Ruffle Sleeve Women Blouse
Korean Jewel Button Ruffle Sleeve Women Blouse retailing at sgd29.90 at StyleupK.

Korean women also like long-sleeved blouse which look slightly more classy. It is also perfect for semi formal outings.


8. Definitely Dresses

Korean Polka Dot Button Down A-Line Maxi Dress

Korean Polka Dot Button Down A-Line Maxi Dress retailing at sgd45 at StyleupK.

When it comes to dresses, Koreans go for a flowy and effortless look. These dresses are usually made of chiffon, which gives a summery feel.

Layer it up with a denim jacket for a different style!

Korean Puffed Sleeve Side Slit Back Ribbon Checkered Dress
Korean Puffed Sleeve Side Slit Back Ribbon Checkered Dress retailing at sgd45 at StyleupK.

The Korean dresses usually reaches somewhere between your knees and ankles and looks pretty on its own. You can also match them up with boots or sneakers and sling purse.


9. Cozy Classic Cardigans

Korean Basic V neck Button Cashmere Cardigan
One staple clothing that every Korean woman seems to own is a fine sweater or cardigan. With just one simple cardigan, you can provide a different look to your outfit by layering up. Cardigans add some color and a touch of elegance to your usual outfits too!

Korean Basic V neck Button Cashmere Cardigan
Korean Basic V neck Button Cashmere Cardigan retailing at sgd45 at StyleupK.

Cashmere cardigans are popular as they are more durable and cozier than the usual cotton cardigans. If you’re looking for a basic Korean style cashmere cardigan then this V-neck would fit you nicely.

It comes in multiple colors and will keep you warm and chic at the same time.

Korean V-neck Pearl Button Knit Cardigan
Korean V-neck Pearl Button Knit Cardigan retailing at sgd35 at StyleupK.


Pastel colors are huge in Korean fashion as the light colors are feminine, soft on the eyes, and match with outfits easily.


This thin Korean style cardigan with pearl detail is a cute addition to your wardrobe, and keeps you warm on a chilly day!

As the material is not thick, some ladies also wear this long-sleeved cardigan as a blouse. Pair it up with jeans or skirt, and you have a cute outfit on your hands.


10. Layer Up with V-Necks

Korean Feminine V Neck Knit Vest

Korean Feminine V Neck Knit Vest retailing at sgd35 at StyleupK.

A borrowed inspiration from men’s fashion, V-neck vests are getting popular among Korean women. Not only do they keep you warm, they also add a chic layering effect to your outfits.

You can wear them over an oversized collared shirt and a skirt. They keep you casual and comfy, and most of all, korean-ish!

Conclusion


When in fashion, do as Koreans do. With just a few pieces of clothing, you can change your whole wardrobe. Take inspiration from Korean women fashion and revamp your own fashion with affordable and chic clothes. Don’t wait, get these must-have Korean women fashion items here.

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