In the K-Pop industry, idols constantly prove that they can do so much more than just sing and dance. Many are able to venture into acting roles, MC and even add the title of producer to their ever-growing resume. While fulfilling their busy schedules, they often appear spectacularly dressed from head to toe.
There is a growing list of idols who are extremely fashionable, becoming a style icon in the music industry. With their captivating fashion sense and standout visuals, some idols even get the opportunity to walk the fashion runways across the world. Although modeling isn’t their first profession, they look natural doing it, leaving a mark both in fashion and in the world of K-Pop.
Now, let’s meet some male K-Pop idols who have graced the fashion runway.
Although MiNo is known for his amazing rapping skills, he has also gained attention for his modern fashion sense. In 2019, the rapper showcased his boundless charisma walking for Louis Vuitton in Paris. From his facials to the overall walk, he blended in seamlessly with the rest of the models, serving up a pleasant surprise for fans and fashion show attendees alike.
We wouldn’t blame you if you didn’t associate Big Tiddy Committee chairman BM with fashion shows. But the idol makes a stunning statement with his runway debut. In 2021, BM ended up walking as a runway model for a collaboration between BOSS and Russell Athletic. Fans were ecstatic to see him walking the runway in the fashion world. Through this experience, BM found that he is a man of many talents and qualities.
MinHyuk can be a big ball of chaotic energy, providing laughter and fun to his groupmates and MONBEBE all over the world. But he knows when to turn on the charisma, and he’s not just limited to musical or dance performances. In 2017, MinHyuk ended up walking for Seoul-based fashion brand MUNN at Seoul Fashion Week. He came out with an indomitable presence that shakes you to your core. Runway model MinHyuk needs to return ASAP!
MinGyu is a top-notch look that turns heads wherever he goes. From the looks to the idol physique, he fits perfectly as a role model in the fashion industry. He had the opportunity to walk down the BIG PARK during Seoul Fashion Week 2017. MinGyu’s piercing gaze as he walks down the runway is stunning and sends wave after wave of shivers down his spine.
With their many subunits, members of the NCT show various sides of themselves, amazing netizens every time. NCT’s Jeno has already wowed with her breathtaking performances, but the idol got the opportunity to make her runway debut at New York Fashion Week in September 2022. Netizens went wild praising everything from her walk to her outfit. Everything about Jeno’s runway debut was memorable and left fans wanting more.
There is no doubt that Shinwon is an exceptional vocalist and an invaluable member of the PENTAGON. The idol is also a fashion icon, exuding a powerful presence on the fashion runways. He’s no stranger to the fashion world, as he’s been walking the runways since 2018. He has the walk, looks, and physique that scream pro model.
Hyungwon is just another MONSTA X member who graced the fashion runway. He walked alongside fellow group member MinHyuk at Seoul Fashion Week 2017 for Seoul-based fashion brand MUNN. With his looks and physique, it would be more surprising if he didn’t walk the runway at least once.
Actor, singer, MC. RoWoon has a lot of titles and he can definitely add runway model to the list. The idol member certainly has looks and posture, so it would be an absolute crime not to have him walk in the fashion industry. The multi-talented RoWoon walked in Seoul Fashion Week 2017 and 2018. The powerful aura he gives off is incredible – we get goosebumps just looking at RoWoon’s runway photos.
Not only is YeonJun part of one of the top fourth generation groups, but he is also a rising fashion icon. Just one look through your Instagram and you’ll find plenty of examples of the idol’s stellar taste in fashion. YeonJun got the opportunity to debut as a model at New York Fashion Week 2021, wearing stylish clothes by fashion brand ULKIN. The preview photos were released before the show, and even with them, the MOA was giddy with emotion.
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