By Jen Lee
Let me start off by saying that I think Korean girls are some of the most gorgeous ladies I’ve seen on this side of the planet. That being said, I’m not sure if I’m a huge fan of seeing them exposing that much skin whenever I take a stroll downtown (though I’m sure there are guys out there that would disagree). They also seem to enjoy doing this in the middle of winter while wearing big, puffy jackets. I didn’t even realize outfits could get that short until coming to this country. I’ve also been told that it actually is in style to look like you’re just wearing a long shirt out in public. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, check out some of the many K-Pop videos out there.
What I think is kind of hilarious is that most of these girls don’t have big enough bottoms to fill out the shorts and skirts they wear. What can I say? I’m from a magical place in America called the South. I’ve grown too used to apple bottoms. Was that creepy of me to say?
Editor’s note: No, Jen that wasn’t creepy. And, yes, that was a summer fashion style called “ha-ui sil-jong,” or “missing bottoms.” Who cares about seasons?
Jen Lee is a Gyopo (교포) who likes to draw and also has an unhealthy obsession with green tea.
Her other artwork can be seen here at http://highway-6.com/art.html