Designers Jinwoo Choi (left) and Yeonjoo Koo of JKoo at Seoul Fashion Week earlier this month. Choi acknowledges JKoo needs to look for new markets to reduce reliance on China and the rest of Asia. Photo: Justin Shin

South Korean fashion industry fears slump from fall-out over rocket system

Big drop in Chinese buyers at Seoul Fashion Week suggests China-South Korea tensions over anti-missile system that has hit Korean retailers, K-pop and tourism could dent K-fashion’s popularity

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Designers Jinwoo Choi (left) and Yeonjoo Koo of JKoo at Seoul Fashion Week earlier this month. Choi acknowledges JKoo needs to look for new markets to reduce reliance on China and the rest of Asia. Photo: Justin Shin
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