Are You Looking At a Downtown Girl Or an Uptown Lady

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Are You Looking At a Downtown Girl Or an Uptown Lady

How to Distinguish The 2 Different Styles Young Women Favor


Concept: Sexy with super long legs to die for.

Celebrity: The hair and makeup of the actress Kim Gyu-lee have become the standard.

Hair: Long and straight with blond streaks or bleached with black roots.

Makeup: Korean brand cake foundation to guarantee 100 percent facial coverage. Strong eyebrows and dark lipstick.

Wardrobe: Trendy jersey and skinny pants that cover the platform heels.

Accessories: Trendy and inexpensive replicas of all brands.

Attitude: Curious, experimental, liberal.

Sunglasses: Every girl's all-time vanity glasses. Both types of women, downtown and uptown, love sunglasses from Armani.


Concept: High Society. The word "cheap" is a taboo.

Celebrity: The actress Shim Eun-Ha's clean and classy image is much envied.

Hair: Neatly groomed bob pinned up with a pricey French Olivier barrette adorned with glittering diamante stones.

Makeup: French brand name cake foundation to guarantee 100 percent natural-looking skin. The latest hue from Chanel is a must. No eye makeup.

Wardrobe: Conservative suit or simply an elegant dress with matte stockings.

Accessories: Anything Gucci that is purchased from a duty-free shop.

Attitude: Conservative, or at least the appearance of conservatism.

by Ines Cho

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