A lot of K-Pop agencies have a certain look that they like, which is why some idols in the same agency have a striking resemblance to each other.
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For instance, back in the day, the common belief was that SM Entertainment selected idols with double-eyelids who looked as if they would have been in a fairy-tale. Some of the idols who exemplify this type of visual would be TaeYong (NCT), ChanYeol (EXO), SiWon (Super Junior), and etc. YG would be more inclined to select idols without double-eyelids and who had a lot of hip-hop swagger such as G-Dragon(BIGBANG), Bobby (iKON), and etc.
Of course, it's not a set rule for these agencies, but fans have always noticed that each K-Pop entertainment agency had a type of visual that they were more drawn to.
You can check them out below!
Former Wonder Girls member Ahn SoHee and ITZY's YeJi are the classic visuals that most people are familiar with when it comes to JYP style visuals. It's not easy to pinpoint the exact elements, but starting with obvious ones such as their facial features, there's a certain girl crush vibe to them, and in this case, mono-lids. Hyunjin of Stray Kids is also a perfect example.
Ah yes, the classic SM Entertainment male visuals. Jaejoong and NCT TaeYong not only seem like different versions of each other suited for different time periods, but it really does show that SM Entertainment likes to select unreal comic-like idols. Many South Koreans consider this type of visual as one of a prince inside a fairy-tale. Both of them have such unrealistic visuals like 3D characters that whether you meet them for the first time or many times after, they still stunt everyone's eyes with their gorgeously perfect face.
YG artists are famous for their swag, unique figures and such luxury vibe that make them stand out among others. Sometimes their styles are so "YG-like" that people feel misunderstanding, turns out they are just YG artists. Like this sunbae-hobae duo, you can already see so much swagger dripping from both G-Dragon and Mino. In fact, you can see so much of each other in the two of them. For female idols, who could perform the YG vibe better than former 2NE1 CL, BLACKPINK Jennie and Lisa?
Big Hit Entertainment
While it's only been in recent times that Big Hit Entertainment has become an agency that has risen in the K-Pop scene, fans can already notice that they have perhaps the trendiest and freshest visual direction. Their visuals are examples of the perfect combination between purity, unreality and fairy look, just like BTS V and TXT Yeonjun.
Girls who look amazing bad girls in red lipstick? Yes, that's a definite requirement for Cube Entertainment. Powerful, confident and strong women are the typical styles of Cube's artists' styles. They are not only loved by fanboys but also lots of fangirls are their hard-core fans, especially HyunA and (G)I-DLE Soojin. Although HyunA is now not an idol under Cube but her visual will always stay iconic.
Which company's style catches your eyes most?
Japanese Teenagers Voted For The Top 20 Most Beautiful Female Idols
These female idols were voted by Japanese teenage girls as the top 20 idols with the most beautiful visuals. Check out the results below!
20. Nayeon (TWICE)
Nayeon is the first of many TWICE members who landed a spot in the top 20.
19. Dahyun (TWICE)
Dahyun’s gorgeous visuals also earned her a spot on the list.
18. Ayaka (NiziU)
Members of the girl group NiziU made the top 20, including Ayaka…
17. Miihi (NiziU)
16. Jang Wonyoung (IZ*ONE)
Wonyoung’s fairy-like visuals earned her spot #16.
15. Jennie (BLACKPINK)
Jennie is one of the two BLACKPINK members.
14. Yuna (ITZY)
Yuna was recognized for her beauty.
13. Kim Minju (IZ*ONE)
Minju also made the list as one of IZ*ONE’s visuals.
12. Kim Chaewon (IZ*ONE)
Chaewon’s great popularity in Japan lead her to spot #12.
11. Jihyo (TWICE)
Jihyo’s visuals made her the third TWICE member to appear.
10. Ahn Yujin (IZ*ONE)
Yujin is the first idol to make the top 10.
9. Seulgi (Red Velvet)
Seulgi’s charismatic beauty earned her spot #9.
8. Tzuyu (TWICE)
Tzuyu was also voted for her stunning visuals.
7. Mayuka (NiziU)
Mayuka was the most-voted member of NiziU.
6. Irene (Red Velvet)
Irene’s visuals are often acknowledged and earned her spot #6.
5. Mina (TWICE)
TWICE members dominated much of top 5, including Mina.
4. Chaeyoung (TWICE)
Chaeyoung was recognized for her beauty in spot #4.
3. Sana (TWICE)
Members of TWICE’s Japanese line Sana…
2. Momo (TWICE)
…and Momo took spots #3 and #2.
1. Lisa (BLACKPINK)
Lisa earned the top spot of the most beautiful female idol!
5 Times BLACKPINK’s Lisa Served Looks In The Same Outfits As Boy Group Idols
Clothes have no gender, and that’s something BLACKPINK‘s Lisa knows well. The style icon is known for wearing androgynous and neutral fashion, and sometimes she even finds herself accidentally twinning with boy group idols.
1. Lisa & Jimin (BTS)
Lisa and BTS’s Jimin both wore this teddy college wool jacket from Celine, worth around $2,600 USD. Lisa sported it at the airport in January last year, pairing it with a black cropped tee, black skinny jeans with ripped knees, and chunky white sneakers.
Jimin wore the jacket in February last year during a Today Show appearance. Just like Lisa, he wore a black, high-knee tee and black pants with the piece.
2. Lisa & Jungkook (BTS)
Lisa and BTS’s Jungkook both wore this bleach-dyed red check shirt from NONAGON, worth around $330 USD. Lisa donned it in multiple Instagram photos back in 2018, including one where she paired the shirt with track pants, Adidas sneakers, and faux spectacles.
Jungkook wore the shirt in the “Euphoria: Theme of LOVE YOURSELF – Wonder” video in April 2018, pairing it with a white undershirt.
3. Lisa & Sehun (EXO)
Lisa and EXO’s Sehun both wore this monogram stripe print t-shirt from Burberry, worth around $480 USD. Lisa wore it to the airport in July 2019, pairing the tee with high-waisted Balenciaga jeans and a small Chanel bag.
Sehun sported the shirt during an airport appearance in August 2018 along with a black cap and Nike track pants.
4. Lisa & Taeyong (NCT)
Lisa and NCT’s Taeyong both wore this cartoon print t-shirt from Vetements, worth around $650 USD. Lisa wore it in an Instagram photo from May 2019, taken in Barcelona. She paired it with high-waisted denim shorts from Levi’s.
Taeyong had the t-shirt on during a live broadcast in July 2017, where he also wore a black bucket hat.
5. Lisa & Chanwoo (iKON)
Last but not least, Lisa and iKON’s Chanwoo both wore this Sherpa collar denim jacket from Levi’s—the cheapest piece on this list at around $198 USD. Lisa donned it for an Instagram photo taken in December 2018. In the picture, her oversized pink beanie from Acne Studios is also visible.
Chanwoo also wore it in December 2018 during an airport trip. He paired the jacket with a black sweater and black jeans.