Hoyeon Jung Is Taking Over Hollywood, However She’s Been a Trend Star for Years

In case you’re a Squid Sport fan, you doubtless fell in love with HoYeon Jung after binge-watching the favored 2021 Netflix collection (Kang was considered one of our favourite characters, too!). However whereas it was the South Korean star’s first main performing gig, don’t go calling her a newcomer. Vogue’s February cowl star is virtually a veteran within the trend business, having labored as a mannequin for simply over a decade. We’re looking again at Jung’s most memorable trend moments over time, the place she’s continued to dominate the runways, purple carpets, and road fashion scene together with her distinctive fashion. 

Previous to nabbing her breakout performing position, Jung—who was born and raised in Myeonmok-dong, a small neighborhood on the outskirts of Seoul—has labored as a mannequin since she was 16 years previous. She first signed with the company ESteem Fashions again in 2012, and completed second place in Korea’s Subsequent Prime Mannequin season 4. Due to her vivid purple hair and hanging options, she shortly grew to become considered one of Seoul’s high fashions and a catwalk fixture throughout trend month. Now with The Society Administration, she’s walked the runways for labels like Chanel (she was considered one of Karl Lagerfeld’s favorites), Louis Vuitton, Fendi, Oscar de la Renta, Marc Jacobs, and numerous extra.

Whereas Jung has persistently worn the latest-and-greatest designer fashions on the runway, she has additionally confirmed that she has robust private fashion each on the purple carpet and road fashion circuit. Whereas jetting in between trend exhibits, Jung has been snapped by road fashion photographers in effortlessly-cool appears like an extended plaid gown with a leather-based overcoat, or a chunky turtleneck with saggy denims and sneakers. Her closet is stuffed with grungy, casual-cool items that make it appear to be she’s by no means making an attempt too onerous. She says she has an appreciation for road trend in Seoul, and all the time strives to duplicate its extra relaxed silhouettes. “My signature is denim, boxy denim jackets,” she advised Vogue in 2015. “I really like huge and lengthy items.”

Jung has continued this trend vitality for her latest purple carpet appearances as properly. For the Squid Sport premiere in L.A. final 12 months, she paired a strapless black gown with chunky fight boots for a cool, nonchalant edge. For the 2021 CFDA Awards, she wore a billowy black Louis Vuitton robe that was timeless but tremendous fashionable due to its tender draping. As her Hollywood star solely continues to shine brighter (we’re dying to see what her subsequent position can be), one can anticipate her trend decisions on the purple carpet to get greater and higher. And we merely can’t wait!

Under, extra of Jung’s finest trend moments all through the years.