DF-Wave News Splash #56 – Red Carpet Fashion, Drink-Bottle Panties, K-Beauty Tips, Japanese Balloon Animals, and Clumsy Kisses!

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Drama Fever News Splash

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At the start of every week, we take a look back over the past 7 Days to bring a quick snip of some of the Top Stories and JaK Wave Faves from our good friends at DramaFever and share them with you!

So, let’s have a look at what’s been igniting the ‘Fever this week!

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7 Current fashion trends from the Korean red carpet

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Korean celebrities are known for their impeccable fashion, and their red carpet looks inspire new trends in everyday wear. So what are your favourite actors and actresses wearing lately? Here are 7 current fashion trends from Korea’s recent red carpet events.

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5 Good reasons you should buy panties for your drink bottles

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It is said that Japan has the highest number of vending machines per capita, with one machine to every 23 people. You can buy just about anything in a vending machine there, from drinks, snacks, and instant noodles to neckties, eggs, sneakers, bras, cars, and even live lobsters. And now, finally — drum roll, please — there is an underwear line for your drink bottles by novelty goods maker Kitan Club.

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Junsu’s pet dog makes a cameo on Jeju Island Gatsby

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There’s a special cameo in episode 7 of Jeju Island Gatsby (aka Warm and Cozy), but it’s not an actor or idol who shows up on the screen. JYJ’s Junsu’s pet dog Xiahki made an appearance in the series as Lee Sung Jae’s character’s pet.

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The 8 best accidental kisses that make you wish you were clumsier

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The accidental kiss is probably one of the more ridiculous and frustrating types of Kdrama kisses. I know my first reaction when it happens in a drama is “Come on! Really?” However, if I got to hang around Jang Geun Suk or Lee Min Ho, I wouldn’t mind being a little clumsier in the hopes of being able to kiss one of these fine gentlemen!

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What do trendy Korean club-goers wear? A trip to the Ultra Fashion store in Seoul

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April has a special treat for us in this week’s episode of Dress for Less! Step into a whole other world as she brings us on a store tour through the Ultra Fashion (UOF) store, a unique club/boutique hybrid with amazing decor that sets a great atmosphere for its “too-cool-for-school” clientele.

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​9 Heartwarming K-drama love confessions from 2015

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Who doesn’t love that moment in a K-drama when one of the characters finally has enough courage to confess their feelings to the other? Sometimes it’s funny, other times it’s the most romantic thing you’ve ever seen, and other times it’s clouded over by the sad circumstances in their lives. Even so, it’s the moment we wait at the edge of our seats for and often the moment we find ourselves with a ridiculous ear-to-ear grin plastered on our faces.

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Super Junior’s Donghae writes letter to fans for 9th anniversary

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Super Junior’s Donghae shared a photo to his Instagram on June 2 with the message, “ELF, congratulations on your 9th birthday. I like writing letters, so I decided to write a letter to you all. Please take care of me in the future as well. Don’t get sick, eat well, and laugh a lot. I love you.”

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15 Unbelievably realistic balloon animals that will amaze you

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Every kid loves getting balloon animals made at festivals and fairs, but Japanese artist Masayoshi Matsumoto has taken balloon art to a whole new level, creating amazingly realistic balloon animals that will blow your mind!

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WATCH: KARA choreography matches perfectly to Big Bang’s latest hit “Bang Bang Bang”

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On June 3rd, Big Bang’s Seungri posted a link to a YouTube video on his Twitter of KARA’s dance practice video for “Mamma Mia” overlaid with the audio Big Bang’s most recent hit “Bang Bang Bang.” The result is awesome! KARA’s choreography matches perfectly with “Bang Bang Bang”!

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Explore the characters of Producer with this cute new series page

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Producer is one of the most popular shows of the summer, and its unique style has captured the attention of many DramaFever fans. Whether you love the show and can’t get enough of the series or you haven’t started watching yet and want to learn more, we have a cute new series page for you to explore!

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7 Korean beauty tips you should be incorporating into your makeup routine

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Korea has become well known for their skincare and beauty products and techniques, and there’s no denying that the rest of us could benefit from them! Here’s how to incorporate 7 easy tips from popular Korean fashion and beauty trends to improve your look instantly.

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10 Adorable photos of the recent panda invasion in Korea

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1,600 papier mâché pandas have invaded Korea! This endearing exhibition is part of the 1600 PANDAS+ Project and is targeted to raise awareness for panda conservation and protection. These adorable figures represent the remaining 1,600 pandas around the world.

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Song Joong Ki, Lee Kwang Soo, and Jo In Sung go on a friend vacation together

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Best. Vacation. Ever! Real-life buddies Jo In Sung, Song Joong Ki, and Lee Kwang Soo all left Korea on June 3 to go on vacation together.

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Summer beach & seashell nail art inspired by Jeju Island Gatsby

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Does the gorgeous scenery in Jeju Island Gatsby make you want to hop on a plane and head straight for the beautiful beaches of Jeju Island? Us too — if only we had the money. If you’re like us and a trip to Jeju is not within your budget, here’s how you can get that beach vacation you so deserve, right on your fingertips.

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EXO Next Door breaks records for web drama views

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Exotics (fans of the incredibly popular K-pop group EXO) will not be at all surprised to hear that the new web series EXO Next door, starring Chanyeol, D.O., Baekhyun, and Sehun, has officially broken records for web drama views!

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5 Reasons South Korean celebrity couples break up

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Did Nichkhun and Tiffany calling it quits break your heart as much as it did mine? It seems like South Korean celebrities are announcing their relationships to the public all the time now. Fans across the globe are crying and cheering for their ultimate happiness. However, some relationships just don’t work. The two stars never click, and something goes haywire.

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7 Reasons you need to watch EXO Next Door

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Guess what’s coming to DramaFever next Friday, June 5! Starring up-and-coming K-pop boy band EXO, (with hit songs like Growl, Overdose, and Call Me Baby), EXO Next Door is an EXO fan’s dream-come-true. Here are 7 reasons to watch the new series:

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Sadly, there will be no
JaK’s Top Pick
This week!

There is no Top Pick for this week, but be sure to come back next Monday for our next team recommendation for all you Drama-loving Wave Riders out there!

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That concludes this week’s DF Wave News Splash! 

Come back next Monday, when we will be once again sharing the best DF stories from the last 7 days!

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All article images and clips in this post, aside from JaK Wave Logos, are courtesy of DramaFever.com. All rights reserved.

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Published by SurfinHaruru

SurfinHaruru is Sub-Editor, Head Graphic Designer/Coordinator, and Resident Photographer at JaK Wave, and manages the Korean Language section of the site. He loves Asian culture - living with Chinese culture day-to-day, and studying Korean in his spare time. He has a passion for Asian cookery, dramas, and music, and enjoys attending Traditional and Modern cultural events frequently.

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