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An Interesting Look At Korea's Counterfit Streetwear Subculture

People assume all counterfeit clothing comes from China, where creating bootleg couture is a proud tradition dating back decades, but the bootleg clothing biz is booming so manufacturers in other countries have joined in on the fun.

In Seoul streetwear rules the counterfit clothing scene, and clothing obsessed Korean consumers are always hungry for new designers to step up and get weird.

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A post shared by Kathleen Hanhee Kye (@kkye) on Feb 12, 2017 at 7:38am PST

This short documentary by Highsnobiety discusses the rise of K-fashion, the Korean youth obsession with streetwear, and the ever-growing global market for counterfit clothing:

(YouTube Link)

-Via Boing Boing


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