CHARLES & KEITH recently celebrated the grand opening of its inaugural flagship store in Seoul, South Korea, with a star-studded event. Situated in the vibrant shopping district of Gangnam, the boutique marks a significant milestone in the brand’s journey to elevate its retail experience and expand its presence in the Asian market.
The guestlist included global brand ambassador Han So Hee, who fronts the Henn Kim collection campaign, along with singers Soyeon from (G)I-DLE and Nancy McDonie. Fashion icon and influencer Irene Kim, artist Henn Kim, actress Joo Hyun-young, and content creator Ashley Choi graced the event with their presence too.
Soyeon, who is from girl group (G)I-DLE, accessorised with the metallic Charlot bag and ankle boots from the CHARLES & KEITH x Henn Kim ‘Heart Is Every Wear’ collection. She completes her look with the silver Gabine chain-link choker necklace for a bold finish.
Fashion icon and influencer Irene Kim kept things classic with the Koa push-lock top handle bag, Pixie platform Mary Janes, and Gabine chain-link choker necklace in matching black, proving that there is indeed elegance in simplicity.
Artist Henn Kim showed up in the accessories from her collaborative collection with CHARLES & KEITH, including the illustrated heart charm ankle boots, ruched hobo bag, and scrunchie.
JOO HYUN YOUNG
Actress Joo Hyun-young stood out in the tall Pixie platform ankle boots. She reached for the Gabine houndstooth crossbody bag to add visual interest to her outfit and create an even more eye-catching ensemble.
Content creator Ashley Choi wore the edgy ankle boots from the CHARLES & KEITH x Henn Kim ‘Heart Is Every Wear’ collection. She added a stunning pop of colour to her outfit with the Petra curved shoulder bag in light blue.
In addition to the presence of special celebrity guests, the grand opening also drew numerous social media stars and influencers. Check out the notable attendees and their captivating ensembles below for a week's worth of enduring style inspiration.
The Petra shoulder bag is a hit among fashion-forward trendsetters, including influencer Yoo Heejoo, who expertly paired it with a vibrant pink ensemble for a lively party-ready look.
The brand-new duplex flagship store stays true to the brand's iconic minimalist style, showcasing a meticulously designed interior defined by graceful curves and flowing lines. The simple and understated colour palette creates an environment that exudes a modern atmosphere, allowing the Fall Winter 2023 collection and CHARLES & KEITH x Henn Kim 'Heart Is Every Wear' collection to shine in all their glory.