For December’s Vogue, it’s all about Su Ae and Dolce & Gabbana. While Su Ae isn’t charming famous Italian designers, she is wrenching hearts of many as Lee Seo-yeon in the melodrama, A Thousand Day Promise. The Italian designers Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana visited Korea for the opening of their new store in Cheongdam.

Su Ae is looking endearingly charming in this little black dress paired with black caged heels. Both Domenico Dolce and Stefano Gabbana are looking dapper and sharp in their tuxedo jackets and velvet bow ties. I especially love Stefano Gabbana for pairing jeans and work boots with his formal wear. Sometimes the deliberate juxtaposition of two different styles can create a startling effect.

Here Su Ae is in a sequined wrap with fur accents. Personally I don’t know what of make of it. Even though its glittering and shimmering, I found it drab. It isn’t flattering but it isn’t unflattering either. I even found the bright magenta clutch to be forgettable. The only thing I did notice was Su Ae’s heavy makeup.

Now this is sequins done right. Su Ae is in this stunning sequins dress that just makes my heart sing. The embellished neckline keeps this dress from becoming another average sparkly dress. And I don’t know if it is because of the constant parade of booty shorts but I adore the knee-length hem. This just goes to show that you don’t need to bare all to be sexy. *ahem Oh In-hye ahem*

Which brings to a point that I’ve always wanted to ask; when did sexy become tiny shorts, “bottomless” fashion, and mini mini skirts? I wish some stars who have a “sexy image” would find new ways to embody sensuality without exposing so much skin. Take Lee Hyori’s “All-Kill” dress. Personally, I found it to be rather tasteless but when Hyori wore it to the 2011 MBC University Gayo Festival, the netizens heaped on praises of how amazing she looked, how hot it was, and etc.  Maybe I’m just an old-fashion girl, but I miss the days of shorts that didn’t resemble panties or tops that didn’t threatened to spill over. Anyone else who feels this way or am I a dying breed?

(Vogue, Soompi)