Live your K-drama fantasies with stylish sunnies worn by some of your favourite Korean celebrities

From airport fashion to elegant runway ensembles, Korean celebrities always pull it off flawlessly without a doubt. Whether it be an iconic dress or an accessory staple, you can be sure that the fashion piece will quickly go out of stock once it is spotted on these famous faces.

Among the many examples that we have, sunglasses stand out on our list because they do more than just complete your chic outfit – they also function to protect your eyes from damaging UV rays!

From casual styles to bold options, we’ve rounded up 15 sunnies donned by various Korean actresses like Son Ye Jin, Kim Da Mi, Jeon Yeo Bin, and many more. Read on to find one that might potentially catch your eye.

1. Gentle Monster Chameleon 02 (BR)

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Gifting us many outfits that strike a balance between casual and chic in The King: Eternal Monarch, Kim Go Eun is often seen finishing her looks with a pair of sunnies. We’re into this pair of brown cat-eyed sunnies that she paired with a fur coat and an elegant blue neck scarf.

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A modern reincarnation of a classic cat-eye frame, this sunglass is styled with accent lines on each end that give the flat sunglasses a little structure.

Get it at US$280 (~S$373.87) from Gentle Monster.

2. Gentle Monster Ambush- Zip Tie C1

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Coming from one of the best romantic K-dramas that warmed all our hearts in 2020, Crash Landing On You star Son Ye Jin, was spotted with these fully transparent, unconventional sunglasses for a paragliding session that she attended in a pretty pastel purple ensemble.

Her iconic looks don’t stop at the first episode; in fact, she continues serving us various fashion looks throughout the entire 16-episode series.

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Created in collaboration with Ambush, these see-through sunnies are fitted with 100% UV protective clear lenses and unique silver zip tie embellishments that add a pop of texture to the sunglasses. It also comes with an additional metallic logo accessory that can be attached to the temple for a bolder look.

Get it at US$350 (~S$467.33) from Gentle Monster.

3. Gentle Monster Her T1

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We weren’t lying when we said Son Ye Jin has several noteworthy fashion moments in this hit drama, from the sporty paragliding outfit that we highlighted earlier and comfy, down-to-earth looks to this intimidating #girlboss style that she finished with a pair of oversized square sunnies with tortoiseshell detailing.

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The square-frame silhouette is part of the 2020 New Flatba series that’s made with 100% UV-protected nylon Zeiss lenses. Finishing off the simple design are three rose gold bullet-shaped pins on both sides of the sunglasses.

Get it at US$259 (~S$345.83) from Gentle Monster.

4. Gentle Monster Dans M01

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Known as the tough, no-nonsense lady from Crash Landing On You, whatever Seo Ji Hye donned in this drama definitely screamed ‘expensive’. Spotted on her is a pair of simple thin-framed sunnies with angled corners at the top that really accentuates her sophisticated style.

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This lightweight cat-eye frame features 100% UV-protected black lenses as well as Gentle Monster engraved black metal temples.

Get it at US$280 (~S$373.87) from Gentle Monster.

5. Honghol Team Birdie Sunglasses

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On top of being an amazing drama with beautifully decorated sets and awe-inspiring scenes, It’s Okay to Not be Okay also kept us glued to our screens with the many outfits Seo Ye Ji gifted us in each episode.

This particular outfit gained the attention of many fans, including the statement gold earrings, bold hair accessory, and these oversized sunglasses that were worn by the actress.

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Yet another oversized pair, it’s becoming clear that this style is definitely the go-to look these days. This basic square fit comes with a vision booster while also protecting your peepers from UV rays at the same time.

Get it at US$245 (~S$327.13) from Honghol.

6. Carin Kirsten C1

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Jeon Yeo Bin definitely stole the hearts of many fans in Vincenzo with her portrayal of Cha Young, an ambitious lawyer with a strong career woman style. This pair of black sunglasses definitely does her justice and is a great accessory to be spotted in after wrapping up a successful case.

Fun fact: Jimin from BTS has also been spotted with these sunnies before, so you know this is a worthy piece of accessory to consider!

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This chic pair is made with a soft monochrome lens, giving you 100% UV protection, and comes with a flat nose pad that sits comfortably on your nose bridge, giving you the perfect Asian fit.

Get it at US$238 (~S$317.79) from Carin.

7. Vedi Vero VE944 BLK

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Hotel Del Luna‘s shooting sets and wardrobe styling were definitely on a level of their own in addition to the K-drama’s one-of-a-kind story plot, which got many viewers addicted to the series. This pair of sunnies was spotted on IU numerous times in the series – she was even seen sporting both the grey and pink versions of it. vedi-verio-ve944-blk

Inspired by flowers, this model is one of Vedi Vero’s bestsellers that complements any wearer with its trendy and sophisticated silhouette. What’s more, it also comes with sparkly temple details that any lady would love.

Get it at S$270 from DFS Singapore.

8. Gentle Monster Bling 02 (BR)

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Playing the role as a social media influencer in Itaewon Class, Kim Da Mi’s fashion sense never failed to surprise us. While we have come across many memorable looks, we like how she styled this casual full-on plaid sweater with oversized brown sunnies that had her standing out from the rest.

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If you haven’t noticed, Gentle Monster sunnies are a staple on this list and it’s not hard to see why many Korean celebrities love sporting the Korean brand’s sunglasses.

Designed with the wings of a butterfly in mind, this model highlights thin and intricate lines that come with metal temples engraved with the brand’s logo.

Get it at US$260 (~S$347.16) from Gentle Monster.

9. Gentle Monster Solo 01

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Acting alongside Kim Da Mi in Itaewon Class is her onscreen love rival, Kwon Nara. A goal-getter who believes in fighting for what she deserves, her strong personality definitely shone through this bold square-frame sunglasses from Gentle Monster.

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A part of the 2020 New Flatba series, this sleek and simple frame is accentuated with two circular silver pins.

Get it at US$249 (~S$332.47) from Gentle Monster.

10. Chanel Rectangular Glasses

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Living up to her role as a swindler in Private Lives, Seo Hyun rocks various fashion garbs in the drama, including this retro look with a unique pair of Chanel sunnies.

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A piece that will definitely have you standing out from the crowd, this oversized cat-eye model shows off see-through temples adorned with the signature Chanel logo.

Get it at S$600 from Chanel.

11. Gentle Monster Bi Bi 01

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Jung Eun Chae might have held a supporting role in The King: Eternal Monarch, but she definitely made her presence known with her strong and poised personality.

Pulling off many elegant looks throughout the show, this one of her in a blazer certainly caught our eyes. Paired with stylish squared sunnies, this is honestly one of our personal favourites on the list. gentle-monster-bi-bi-01

Made with regular Zeiss lenses that come with 100% UV protection, this pair features a squared cat-eye shape that will go well with anything you wear.

Get it at US$260 (~S$346.42) from Gentle Monster.

12. Gentle Monster Her 01 Square Frame Sunglasses

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If you have yet to watch Oh My Ladylord, then it’s probably you catch on to witness Nana’s killer style that effortlessly strikes a beautiful balance between casual and elegant.

She makes her first appearance in this posh, elegant outfit with pearl accessories and leather gloves that were giving us Audrey Hepburn vibes, before completing the look with a bold pair of sunnies.

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Similar to the pair worn by Son Ye Jin, this version is a simple black one that can be worn daily with any outfit.

Get it at US$259 (~S$345.83) from Gentle Monster.

13. Gentle Monster East Moon 01

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Playing the role of an art gallery curator in Her Private Life, Park Min Young was seen styling this pair of sunnies with a slew of fashion get-ups that made her look strong yet still somewhat approachable.

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If you can’t already tell, this rounded pair of sunnies is highly versatile and will definitely make a great addition in your closet.

Get it at US$259(~S$345.83) from Gentle Monster.

14. Saint Laurent Retro Sunglasses

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Starring in one of the hottest K-dramas that everyone has been raving about recently, Lee Ji Ah was seen keeping it calm and cool (just like her character) in The Penthouse, with a full neutral-toned outfit finished with a pair of sunglasses that frame her face perfectly.

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This unique pair comes with tinted lenses and tortoiseshell detailing at the bottom of the frame.

Get it at S$392 from FarFetch.

15. Gentle Monster Ma Mars G1

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While Park Min Young showed off many fashionable outfits in Her Private Life, she was also seen snooping around with a comfy self-disguising hoodie outfit. And the perfect accessory that finished the look? Her oversized square shades.

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This thin and light pair from Gentle Monster features a full acetate frame in clear grey, making it great for everyday wear.

Get it at US$249 (~S$332.47) from Gentle Monster.

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