We Can't Stop Looking At These Matching Couples

In relationships, some prefer to keep their love on the down low, some proudly smooch in public, and others wear their hearts on their coordinating sleeves. In Asian countries like China, Japan, and particularly South Korea, wearing “couple shirts” is the equivalent of making things Facebook official.
In Western culture, dressing as a couple is usually reserved for Christmas cards and Halloween costumes, and often done ironically at best. In the East, the Keo-Peul-Look, as it's called in Korea, has been around for quite some time. 1990s-era Asian TV helped popularize this trend, and shops are increasingly selling his and hers apparel and accessories. French retailer The Kooples similarly caters to pairs by featuring authentic couples in their ads and creating complementary men’s and women’s collections. But, while this kind of matching does serve as a way to take your romance public, it's not necessarily limited to romantic couples — friends and families have hopped on the bandwagon, too.
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Of course, we already know how fearless fashion can be in many Asians countries. Kawaii is practically a way of life, and when it comes to Harajuku adornments, more is definitely more. For proof that this seeing-double trend is just as established, check out the 45 pairs of lovebirds (and maybe some friends) to follow.
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Photo: VIa @78KG187CM.
We wonder if they meant "peace" or "two," as in the number of blue cardigans this picture required.
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Photo: Via @ARAMAKI_MAKI.
Just two people who clearly bonded over their love of John Lennon.
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Photo: Via @ahdar0114.
Uh oh. Someone's a third wheel.
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Just a couple of sneakerheads in love.
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Photo: Via @aegyo.couples.
Anything you can do, I can do better exactly the same.
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Photo: Via @cdebree.
You, me, and plaid until the end of time.
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Photo: Via @akaaane17.
Move over, Mickey and Minnie!
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On Wednesday we wear denim.
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Photo: Via @ggick.
I see your chambray, and raise you a peplum.
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Photo: Via @couple_style.
Stars and black skinnies forever.
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Photo: Via @hazuki_seren.
Yes, even their makeup matches.
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Photo: Via @booboo_hana.
Was it their mutual love of The Simpsons or high-end designers that brought these two together?
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Photo: Via @herokanggun.
There's a car pun in here somewhere...
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Photo: Via @esther_gsy.
Coordinating collars.
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Photo: Via @i_bestbass.
Who knew stripes were so romantic?
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Photo: Via @im_mitsuki.
Toy Story meets Love Story.
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Photo: Via @jkchae.
I love you more than I love leather.
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Photo: Via @couplestory.
Just pass the Kleenex, please.
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Photo: Via @_aegyo_fashion_.
I wanna hold your hand(-held clutch).
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Photo: Via @lbings.
Brought to you by the letter P.
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Photo: Via @lovexx_____.
Congrats, you two! Send us a pic at 2 years, 5 months.
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Photo: Via @cocoro16.
Two backpacks, about to run away together.
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Photo: Via @muraken97.
Just a good, old-fashioned '90s-revival love story.
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Photo: Via @lee__yuni.
Who, us?!
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Photo: Via @kikibummie.
So in sync, these two.
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Photo: Via @lucky7juju.
L is for the way you look in selfies. O is for...
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Photo: Via @jb_works.
Could these guys be any happier?
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Photo: Via @milkibunni.
A couple who says it with snapbacks.
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Photo: Via @minirichlouie.
We'll give you three guesses where their next vacation destination is.
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Photo: Via @romanticslow.
The look of love...comes with matching white sunnies.
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Photo: Via @ssangma_.
You know the rule about not matching your bag to your shoes? Doesn't apply here.
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Photo: Via @sakipi0507.
Lazy-day sweats are even more fun with a lazy-day partner in crime.
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Photo: Via @solsolstreet.
His and hers colorblocking.
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Photo: Via @n.brio.
Need we say more?
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Photo: Via @solsolstreet.
Babes in bombers.
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Photo: Via @the_cupple.
His face!
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Photo: Via @supershinwooman.
We're falling head over overalls for these two.
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Photo: Via @tomboy.fashion.
Matching your hair color takes it to a whole other level.
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Photo: Via @thecoupleshop.
Heck yeah, City Lions Rules.
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Photo: Via @tomboy.fashion.
Or, haircut.
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Photo: Via @uljjangies.
They're still cracking up over "I Mustache You A Question" bumper stickers.
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Photo: Via @umnkkong.
"Ugh, parents. Amiright?"
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Photo: Via @yoon.jh.
Super suave, times two.
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Photo: Via @yumiumi06.
BRB, making this our desktop image.
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Photo: Via @yourcolor.co.kr.
If they broke out into song and dance Newsies-style, we wouldn't mind it one bit.
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