In addition to being amazing musical artists, K-Pop stars are known for their eye-catching fashion. Idols have been showing their individuality by experimenting with new looks. Some have even proven that fashion transcends gender with gender-swapping trends and androgynous looks. Check out the list below to see some of the male K-Pop idols who have challenged gender norms by absolutely rocking skirts!
G-Dragon is the king of fashion not only in K-Pop but also in the fashion industry all over the world. It’s no surprise that he was one of the first male idols to include skirts in his wardrobe!
THE BOYZ’ Sangyeon
For HARPER’s BAZAAR’s July issue, Sangyeon from THE BOYZ sported a stylish skirt from Burberry. Fans were ecstatic to see him stepping outside the box with his fashion!
TOMORROW X TOGETHER
TOMORROW X TOGETHER has experimented with skirts on multiple occasions. Huening Kai rocked a skirt at the 2020 Golden Disc Awards, Soobin pulled off a semi-skirt for “Can’t You See Me,” and Yeonjun stunned in a white dress for the “The Chaos Chapter: FREEZE” concept photos!
Hongjoong is not only the leader of ATEEZ — he’s a leader in the fashion industry. During ATEEZ’s “INCEPTION” and “THANXX” era, he rocks skirts and semi-skirts, and even asked his stylist to include more skirts in his wardrobe!
A.C.E is known for being unafraid to go outside the box when it comes to their fashion. For these teaser photos, the group dressed in skirts, corsets, and even flowers!
This list wouldn’t be completed without SHINee’s Key and Taemin — two fashion icons in the industry who have smashed gender norms. The duo has worn skirts for multiple photoshoots and performances.
Back in 2016, NU’EST’s Ren sported skirts and dresses for VIP Shop, a China-based online mall. He totally embraced the look, even stating that as a man, he can wear skirts and dresses just as he pleases!
NCT is one of the few male groups that has gone all-in on skirts! The members have been spotted wearing skirts in music videos, performances, concept photos, and even awards shows!
GOT7 is another group that isn’t afraid to wear skirts. The members have been seen wearing skirts and pulling off numerous stunning looks in their photoshoots!
Jo Kwon has embraced a genderless image with confidence, stating that his look has become his “weapon.” His confidence definitely shines through his fashion!
The members of BTS don’t hold back when it comes to wearing skirts! They’ve worn skirts for photoshoots, music videos, and also on the street as casual wear! Most recently, Jimin charmed fans with his skirt in the “Butter” concept photos.
The EXO members are known for being fashion-forward. They’re frequently invited to fashion shows and have incredible taste when it comes to fashion. The members have worn skirts for a variety of photoshoots in top fashion magazines!