Researchers suggest the digital generation may be searching for its own identity by exploring a pre-online era. The popular cafe Coffee Hanyakbang in Seoul is a venue where one could be comfortably immersed in the new retro culture. Photo: Jung Hae-myoung

Why are Korea’s Instagram millennials so obsessed with 1980s fashion, TV and music?

  • Korea’s digital generation is crazy about the global ‘new retro’ fad and are lapping up everything about the 1980s, from TV shows like Netflix’s Stranger Things to popular K-drama Reply and the era’s music
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Researchers suggest the digital generation may be searching for its own identity by exploring a pre-online era. The popular cafe Coffee Hanyakbang in Seoul is a venue where one could be comfortably immersed in the new retro culture. Photo: Jung Hae-myoung
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