Tell Us What Your K-Pop Fandom Is And We’ll Give You The Ultimate 2023 Budol Find
Calling all K-Pop stans!
Collecting merch doesn’t end with your idols’ albums, lightsticks, or photocards. Sometimes, your favorite artists collaborate with brands or inspire you to recreate their outfits or makeup looks which end up giving you more items to include in your ultimate fan collection. If you’re an avid fan, you might even find yourself buying stuff or ordering food that fit your fandom’s aesthetic—just imagine the purple wonderland of ARMYs or the black and pink haven of BLINKs!
As you wait (or celebrate) for your fave idols’ comeback, check out this list of cool non-album treats that your K-Pop-loving self would adore.
A dreamy rose quartz and serenity
Carats, put your hands up (and keep ’em high) if seeing items in SEVENTEEN’s official fandom colors—rose quartz and serenity—always reminds you of your favorite 13-member group! For the perfect everyday essential to subtly flaunt your fandom, you can get AquaFlask’s signature 22oz vacuum-insulated tumbler that comes in this dreamy pastel combo.
Available as the Marshmallow version of AquaFlask’s new Dream Collection, this rose quartz and serenity water bottle can keep your hot drinks hot for up to 12 hours and cold drinks cool for up to 24 hours. Get this 22oz Water Bottle from the AquaFlask Dream Collection for only P850 at AquaFlask in SM City Calamba until January 31.
Banana milk: Bangtan style
What’s a better way to enjoy banana milk than to drink it from a cute BTS-themed carton box? ARMYs will surely love Binggrae’s collaboration with the globally acclaimed boy group for its flavored milk drinks’ special packaging that features TinyTAN, the adorable animated forms of BTS. After all, getting your favorite septet’s collectible after savoring the rich taste and creamy texture of Binggrae’s flavored milk drinks is a guaranteed sweet treat!
Get your BTS Binggrae Flavored Milk Drinks for only P65 each at Nami PH in SM City Batangas. These yummy drinks, available in banana and strawberry flavors, are up for grabs until supplies last.
Skincare for the Neos
Aside from being talented performers, the boys of NCT 127 are also the official ambassadors of the Korean skincare brand Nature Republic. Your introduction to the brand might’ve been through its products that come with the group’s photocards, but if you’re planning to explore the rest of their skincare collection, the Good Skin mask sheets are a must-try.
These amazing mask sheets come in many variations, like collagen, ceramide, niacinamide, and tea tree. Find the best match for your skin type now to enjoy a moisturized, nourished, radiant, and youthful glow! Until January 31, you can enjoy a buy one, get one deal on the Good Skin mask sheet for only P115 at Nature Republic in SM Seaside City Cebu.
Nail that Cheshire look
Among the standout elements from ITZY’s glam looks for “Cheshire” are their fabulous nails. For the ultimate “it girl” vibes, some styles you can easily copy from them are the neon-colored nails at the start of their music video and the elegant matte black nails for their performances.
And if you’re so serious about recreating the girl group’s fabulous nails for their comeback, you can get nail extensions to achieve the same length and shape that mimic the claws of a Cheshire cat. For only P1,200, you can already avail of Nail Extensions with Gel Polish at Bec's Salon and Spa in SM City Bacolod—so what are you waiting for?
Blue hours: open
MOAs, it’s time to feel a good kind of blue! Add a touch of TXT vibes to your next meal by treating yourself to a glass (or pitcher!) of electric blue lemonade that lowkey matches the blue hour aesthetic. Enjoy every sip of this cool and refreshing iced tea, which is the perfect drink to order with Seoul Samgyupsal’s unlimited Korean barbeque, signature tteokbokki, or bibimbap.
Get a tall glass of Blue Lemonade for only P90 or a large pitcher for only P300 at Seoul Samgyupsal in SM City Consolacion.
A concert OOTD for the ‘pinks
BLINKs, are you still looking for a cute concert OOTD? Channel the girl group’s style aesthetic by pairing fashionable black bottoms with a cute pink top like Plains & Prints’ Emi Short Sleeve Top!
The Emi Short Sleeve Top has flouncy sleeves and a V-neckline combined with a wraparound bodice that gives you an overall flattering silhouette. Try pairing it with an edgy K-Pop-style skirt for the ultimate girl crush look, or wear it with black pants for a casual ’fit that you can sport even after the concert.
Grab the Emi Short Sleeve Top now for only P1,398 at Plains & Prints in SM Malls nationwide.
For your next fearless workout
Does watching the music videos for “Fearless” and “Antifragile” inspire you to hit the gym and establish a workout routine? To complete the experience, you’d need high-quality workout clothes that will let you comfortably and confidently pull off athletic movements like Le Sserafim. If you don’t have workout clothes in your closet yet, fear not—because you can get up to 50% off on activewear at Nike in The Podium until January 31!