Blackpink’s Jennie Kim attends the Melon Music Awards 2016 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: ImaZins via Getty Images Blackpink’s Jennie Kim attends the Melon Music Awards 2016 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: ImaZins via Getty Images
Blackpink’s Jennie Kim attends the Melon Music Awards 2016 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: ImaZins via Getty Images

Thank Jennie from Blackpink for South Korea’s ‘high teen’ fashion explosion – vintage 1990s items like scrunchies, pleated skirts and wide-legged jeans

  • In fashion, ‘high teen’ means adopting the look and style of characters in films and TV shows from the 1990s or early 2000s
  • It was first popularised in South Korea by Jennie from K-pop girl group Blackpink, who is considered something of a fashion icon in the country

Topic |   Fashion
Blackpink’s Jennie Kim attends the Melon Music Awards 2016 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: ImaZins via Getty Images Blackpink’s Jennie Kim attends the Melon Music Awards 2016 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: ImaZins via Getty Images
Blackpink’s Jennie Kim attends the Melon Music Awards 2016 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea. Photo: ImaZins via Getty Images
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