Notepads Out! 20 Next-Level Seoul Street-Style Snaps

Listen: Something amazing is going on in Seoul. New York may work black-on-black like no other, and jewel-toned Parisian peacocks are always enchanting, but the crowd at Seoul Fashion Week rocked a truly inimitable style. But, we're totally trying to imitate it, all the same.
Pattern-mixing genius, asymmetrical cuts, eye-poppingly epic proportions: It's all on display here, along with a more subtle flair for the kind of utterly perfect layering that we can only hope to achieve in this lifetime. So, click on for 20 jaw-dropping street-style snaps, straight outta Seoul. New fashion capital rising, everybody, for real.
Photographed by Stacey Young.
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Working our newest favorite trend: the long shirt layered under a crop top.
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It takes a lot to make us covet a bucket hat; her slim-cut tartan trousers and sleek black coat are the perfect enticement.
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Pick a signature color and work it head to toe. We're totally taking notes here.
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From '40s screen goddesses to Grey Gardens to Seoul Fashion Week: A turban and statement jewels are always in fashion. Fancy ladies, rejoice!
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Nothing flashy going on here, but we're sort of hypnotized by her utterly perfect layering, lilac-gray locks, and see-through vinyl tote.
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Circle, circle, dot, dot: This girl's got the coolest spots.
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What to do when your pockets are trompe l'oeil? Easy: Just grab a nice, slouchy tote to haul your stuff around in instead.
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Afternoon sunlight really makes this red top sing. And, we're calling it now: The sleeveless coat is going to be a massive trend this fall.
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A genius way for modest ladies to work the crop top trend — just pair with a vintage, high-waisted skirt, et voilà. (No bellybuttons were harmed in the making of this outfit.)
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We call this look "artful androgyne," and we're making mental notes to slash our jeans' knees ASAP.
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We're so into the real-deal overalls this lady's rocking. Overdyed and loose, they look like something an 1800s gold prospector would have worn — and that's a very good thing in our book. Especially when topped by an adorable beanie.
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The asymmetric cutout dress is amazing on its own, and then she adds a shirt that is giving birth to another shirt. Boom — Fashion Week, owned.
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A truly next-level take on jeans and a sweatshirt.
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Neatly proving that a cropped, black moto jacket and a Chanel 2.55 are eternally the perfect accessories.
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Wearing chalk stripes in a way that's both banker and gangster — hats off.
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Minimalism at its best — with a little maximal thrown in, courtesy of that giant envelope clutch.
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This may be exactly what we wore for picture day 1990, and we're sort of bitter that it looks so much better here.
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Simple and sweet.
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A ladylike outfit amped up to cartoonish proportions (the sleeves! those giant lug soles!). We like.
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This Seoul girl adorably channels Sorbonne circa '68.
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