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WHAT’S IN YOUR BOX: August K-FASHION

This August, our focus is on fashion and how a once tradition-bound Seoul became a global influence in the world of fashion.

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Inspire Me Korea K-Fashion Magazine

We offer a glimpse at the history of Korean fashion and how it has evolved, along with an in-depth article on Seoul’s Fashion Week in Zaha Hadid’s renowned Dongdaemun Design Plaza. Moreover, for the fashion-conscious, we’ve prepared a guide on contemporary Korean Fashion Trends to help you tailor your own style, and a list of what’s hot in the world of K-Beauty products. Add in this month’s Metro series to help curate your travel plans, a Kimmari streetfood recipe, and our monthly language guide to help you shop like a local, and you’ll truly feel like a fashionable regular amidst the crowds.

CULTURE

TRIANGLE CHOKER NECKLACE

This month’s K-FASHION box is all about style and popular trends. As such, we’ve curated a wealth of fashionable merch. You might be able to spot the newest trend to hit the streets of Seoul – a super-cute choker necklace in black with a silver triangle detail; the perfect accessory to complement any outfit!

BLACK RIMMED ROUND GLASSES

An adorable set of full-moon, black-rimmed glasses; these stylish rims have been spotted on both Jungkook from BTS and Tzuyu from TWICE.

COLOURFUL HAIR CLIPS

We’ve also added a set of ultra-colourful hairclips – the latest notable trend made popular by none other than Hyuna and Solar from Mamamoo; use them to add a splash of colour to your look.

LANGUAGE LEARNING MATERIALS

Learn the essential phrases to shop like a local!

K-BEAUTY

Brand ‘First Salt’ IG: https://www.instagram.com/beyond_ie/
The natural benefits include anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, disinfectant and mineral enriched toothpaste! Get your pearly white and fresh breath with this famous toothpaste brand from Korea.

KOREAN SNACKS

You could receive an array of Korean snacks including:

  1. Honey Twist Snack

    Ingredients: Wheat flour, sugar, starch (wheat, tapioca) rice bran oil, palm oil, acacia honey 3,4%, apple juice 1.5%, roasted rice flour, whole wheat flour, sesame flour, salt, licorice extract, malt syrup.
    Allergy advice: wheat, sesame, malt
  2. Carbonara noodle
    Ingredients: Wheat Powder, Palm Oil, Potato Starch, Salt, Mixed Powder Milk, Soy Sauce, Cream Powder, Purified Water, Soybean Oil, Mozzarella Cheese Powder, Onion, Garlic, Pepper Powder.
    Allergy advice: wheat, milk, soy, cream, soybean, cheese
  3. Kancho
    Ingredients: Wheat flour (39%), sugar (28%), partially hydrogenated palm oil, refined processed oil, palm oil, glycerin esters of fatty acid, tocopherol(soybean, E306: antioxidant), cocoa mass, whole milk powder, lactose, acidity regulator (ammonium bicarbonate (E503), sodium bicarbonate (E500)), dextrin ( E1400stabiliser), almond powder, whey powder, butter fat, lactose, milk cream, sodium caseinate, salt, D-maltitolsyrup, artificial flavors (vanilla, butter), soy lecithine (E322: emulsifier), yeast preparation (dried yeast, wheat flour),glucose syrup, water, protease preparation.
    Allergy advice: wheat, soybean, whole milk, lactose, almond, whey, butter, sodium caseinate, soy, yeast
  4. Pepero nude
    Ingredients: Wheat flour (23%), sugar, processed whole milk powder, cocoa mass, partial hydrogenated oil (soybean), soy lecithin (E322 (emulsifier)), cornstarch, semi-hydrogenated breads (soybeans), sugar, milk paste (milk), high fructose corn syrup, partially hydrogenated Rape oil, malt extract, salt, artificial flavors (vanilla, vanillin, palm bread), sodium bicarbonate (E500 (acid regulator)), sodium hydroxide (E524 (acid controller)), rice bran oil, sugar wort (milk, soybean, egg).
    Allergy advice: Wheat, milk, soy, egg
  5. Injeomi snack (vegan)
  6. Soon veg ramen
    Noodles: Wheat Flour (USA), Palm Oil, Potato Starch, Modified Potato Starch, Salt, Acidity Regulator: E501, E339, E500, Seasoning (Yeast Extract, Soy Sauce, Garlic), Tocopherol Liquid (Antioxidant:E306, Emulsifier: Soy Lecithin), Green Tea Extract (Oligosaccharides, Green Tea Extract, Acid: E330), Colour: E101.
    Soup Powder: Seasoning (Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (Soy), Maltodextrin, Yeast Extract, Salt, Soy Sauce, Soybean, Sugar, Wheat Flour), Spices (Maltodextrin, Garlic, Red Pepper, Salt, Black Pepper, Ginger, Onion, Green Onion), Salt, Sugar, Flavour Enhancer: E631, E627, Maltodextrin, Shiitake Mushroom, Acid: E330.
    Vegetable Flakes: Dried Choy Sum, Dried Carrots.

Noodles: Wheat Flour (USA), Palm Oil, Potato Starch, Modified Potato Starch, Salt, Acidity Regulator: E501, E339, E500, Seasoning (Yeast Extract, Soy Sauce, Garlic), Tocopherol Liquid (Antioxidant:E306, Emulsifier: Soy Lecithin), Green Tea Extract (Oligosaccharides, Green Tea Extract, Acid: E330), Colour: E101.

Soup Powder: Seasoning (Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (Soy), Maltodextrin, Yeast Extract, Salt, Soy Sauce, Soybean, Sugar, Wheat Flour), Spices (Maltodextrin, Garlic, Red Pepper, Salt, Black Pepper, Ginger, Onion, Green Onion), Salt, Sugar, Flavour Enhancer: E631, E627, Maltodextrin, Shiitake Mushroom, Acid: E330.

Vegetable Flakes: Dried Choy Sum, Dried Carrots.Seaweed tray

7. Cham cracker

8. Strawberry biscuit
Ingredients: Wheat Flour, Sugar, Palm Oil, Corn Syrup, Vegetable Oil, Frozen Dried Strawberry Powder (8.4%), Whole Egg Powder (2.1%), Processed Whole Milk Powder (1.87%), Yoghurt Powder (0.93%), Glucose, Emulsifier (E332 From Soy) (E471), Thickener (E1400), Refined Salt, Flavour (Vanillin, Milk, Strawberry).

9. Green tea choco pie
Ingredients: sugar, wheat flour (wheat), corn starch syrup, shortening, vegetable oil, mixed milk powder(milk)(whole milk powder, cocoa mass), cocoa powder sweetener (E420), humectant (E422), ethanol (alcohol), lactose (milk), dextrose monohydrate, acidity regulator
Trace: carrier(E428), liquid whole egg (egg), salt, artificial flavors, emulsifier (soybean), cocoa mass, green tea powder, mixed formulation (milk) vanillin, thickener (E415), colour (yellow and orange) (FDA: FD&C Yellow #6) (E102), colour (FDA: FD&C Blue #1) (E133)

Allergy advice: wheat, milk, carrier(E428), egg, soybean

10. Fresh berry pie

11. Butter coconut biscuits
Ingredients: Wheat flour (wheat), sugar, blended edible oil (soybean), palm oil (soybean), coconut powder, processed butter (milk) 3%, acidity regulator, corn starch, salt.
Trace: fructose syrup, others processed goods (milk)(licorice powder, lactose, dextrose monohydrate), artificial flavor (butter), others processed goods II (milk) (water, whole milk powder milk cream, thanol, enxymepreparation, thickener (E415)), preservative (E222) (sulfurous acid palm extract.
Allergy advice: wheat, soybean, coconut, butter, milk

12. Crown rice biscuit
Ingredients: Rice,Palm Oil,Sugar,Glucose,Potato Starch,Soy Sauce Powder(Soybean),Salt,Vegetable Oil,Food Acid.
Allergy advice: soy, soybean

*We recommend that you do not solely rely on the information presented and that you always read labels, warnings, and directions before using or consuming a product. For additional information about a product, please contact the manufacturer. Inspire Me Korea assumes no liability for inaccuracies or misstatements about products.*

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