Style And Beauty Cues To Take From 2022’s Iconic K-drama Leading Ladies


Aside from their impeccable acting skills, the charming leading ladies of our favorite K-dramas also snag our attention with their unique style and beauty looks that are oh-so-tempting to recreate. From street style and athleisure to girl-next-door and elegant office wear, there’s always a heroine whose fashion and beauty sense can surely match your current lifestyle or dream aesthetic.

Many K-drama leading ladies’ fashion and makeup moments have remained iconic through the years, like Jang Man Wol (played by IU) of “Hotel Del Luna” in 2019 and Ko Moon Young (played by Seo Yea Ji) of “It’s Okay to Not Be Okay” in 2020. Now, it’s time for fresh faces to join the list of stylish main characters whose wardrobe, makeup, and skincare routine could be your next style peg—so we gathered 7 leading ladies from 2022’s top K-dramas (so far) and highlighted style and beauty cues that you can take from them. Check them out below.

The key to looking expensive 

Want to exude the same expensive vibe that Shin Ha Ri (played by Kim Se Jeong) radiates every time she pretends to be a chaebol family’s daughter in “Business Proposal”? Luckily, you don’t need to burn a hole in your wallet to nail her fancy look. By accessorizing with jewelry, you can instantly dress up any outfit and make it look effortlessly chic a la Shin Ha Ri with her layered necklaces and hoop earrings. Style tip: Gold, diamonds, and pearls are excellent choices for adding a sophisticated touch to your clothes.

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Sporty girlcrush vibes, anyone?

Baseball caps were a sporty girlcrush wardrobe staple for national athlete Na Hee Do (played by Kim Tae Ri) of “Twenty-Five, Twenty-One”, and this accessory helped her create an effortlessly cool look. Wear these timeless baseball caps with oversized shirts, comfy pullovers, sweatshirts, jogger pants, and rubber shoes to recreate the bubbly and hardworking fencing champion’s laidback style—choppy bangs, optional.

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