If you are interested in watching what happens behind the scenes of the fashion industry and how the fashion world works, with all its glamour, rivalries, and a sprinkle of love stories, then given below are the top 10 Korean dramas about the the fashion industry.
1. Cheongdam-dong Alice
Cheongdam-dong Alice is a South Korean television series starring Moon Geung-young and Park Si-hoo. It has one season. It was released in 2012. It has 16 episodes. This is a story about a talented, intelligent, and young fashion designer. She has grand ambitions and big dreams for herself, but as he took a job as a fashion designer, she is certainly sure that this is not the job she wants.
2. She Was Pretty
She Was Pretty is a South Korean television series starring Park Seo-Joon, Go Joon Hee, Choi Si Woon, and Hwang Jung-um. It has one season. It was released in 2015. It has 16 episodes. This drama shows a story about two sweethearts who, after 15 years decide to meet, but she is too shy and unsure if she is beautiful enough to meet him, so she sends her friend in place of her. But the chaos and misunderstanding began when she learned that the company where she applied as an intern is the same company where his friend is the chief editor.
3. Fashion King
Fashion King is a South Korean drama starring Lee Je-hoon, Yoo Ah-in, Kwon Yuri, and Shin Se-kyung. It has one season. It was released in 2012. It has 20 episodes. This is a story about a clothing vendor. He has a crush on an aspiring fashion designer and ultimately gets inspired by her works, but there are way too many obstacles between them and their love, which they have to fight to start their love story.
4. Baby Faced Beauty
Baby Faced Beauty is a South Korean romance drama starring Choi Daniel and Jang Na-ra. It has one season. It was released in 2011. It has 20 episodes. This is a story about a hard-working worker in a fabric factory. She looks younger than her actual age, and she uses this quality to get a job in the industry. She uses her fake age, and no one enquires about her because she has a "baby face."
5. The Fabulous
The Fabulous is a South Korean rom-com television series starring Chae Soo-bin, Park Hee-Jung, Kim Min-kyu, and Choi Min-ho. It has one season. It was released in 2022. It has eight episodes. It is a story about four friends who, with the help of a fashion elite, try to chase their dreams in the fashion industry and try to have a proper work-life balance.
6. Record Of Youth
Record of Youth is a South Korean romance drama starring Park Bo-gum, Park Seo-Joon, Beyond Woo-Seok, Seol In-ah, Lee Hye-ri, and Park So-dam. It has one season. It was released in 2020. It has 16 episodes. This drama tells the story of three young fashionistas. They are trying their best to reach the top and be popular so the world knows their name in the fashion world.
Style is a South Korean television series starring Lee Young-woo, Ryu Si-woon, Lee Ji-ah, and Kim Hye-soo. It has one season. It was released in 2009. It has 16 episodes. This is a story about an assistant editor of a popular magazine. She tries her level best and works very hard to reach the top of the fashion industry, but she comes face-to-face with the reality that what fashion looks like from the outside is quite the opposite from the inside.
8. Be Arrogant
Be Arrogant is a South Korean television drama starring Shin So-yul, Yura, and Yoo Min-kyu. It has one season. It was released in 2014. It has ten episodes. It is a story about two women who love working in the fashion world. They are passionate about their work and are hardworking and talented. They decided to step up and reach the top of the fashion industry with the help of their hard work, talent, and passion.
Perfume is a South Korean rom-com television series starring Shin Sung-rok, Kim Min-kyu, Ko Wo-hee, and Ha Jae-sook. It has one season. It was released in 2019. It has 32 episodes. It is a story about a housewife who feels she is ugly and gets to know that because of her ugliness, her husband has an affair. She then got a mysterious parcel inside of that was a bottle of perfume, which, when she sprayed, made her beautiful, to the point that she started modeling and at last got to meet and work with a fashion designer, and thus her journey of being successful started.
10. Now, We Are Breaking Up
Now, We Are Breaking Up is a South Korean romance series starring Jang Ki-young and Somh Hye-kyo. It has one season. It was released in 2021. It has 16 episodes. It is a love story between a fashion designer who is cold-hearted but talented and hardworking and a freelance photographer. However, their journey was not easy as they had to deal with many obstacles to fulfill their desire and to obtain love.