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101 Top South Korean Fashion Companies and Startups

This article showcases our top picks for the best South Korean based Fashion companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Fashion industry, but are all exceptional companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups and companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top South Korean Fashion Startups

Data sourced from Crunchbase and SemRush.

CLO Virtual Fashion

CLO Virtual Fashion

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CLO Virtual Fashion develops true-to-life, 3D garment simulation technology for fashion and film/gaming industries.

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ZIGZAG is a shopping meta-service app for women.

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Balaan

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A platform that allows you to get the latest luxury goods in just 3 days.

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FEELWAY

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FEELWAY is the 1st largest domestic luxury products market place in korea.

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Storets

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Storets was born from a desire to offer trendy, stylish, high quality fashion that doesn’t break your wallet.

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E.LAND

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E.LAND provides fashion, retail, dining, construction services.

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StyleShare

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StyleShare is a realtime mobile and online platform that allows users to share and receive updates on fashion and beauty.

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Swatch On

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SWATCHON.COM was launched under the motive to provide a variety of unique, high-quality wholesale fabrics at a reasonable price.

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WELT

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WELT, the smartest belt for healthcare & fashion

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Stripes

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Stripes is a Korean-based apparel company focused on designing and manufacturing men’s clothing products.

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Art and Design International

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Art and Design International is a cosmetic manufacturer & distributor

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Star Vision

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Korean beauty contact lens and fashion sunglasses retailer

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Tumblbug

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Tumblbug is an online Korean crowdfunding site focused on art and cultural content.

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Linkshops

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April is a Dongdaemoon (Korea’s biggest fashion marketplace) based B2B clothing wholesale service.

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TCE Corporation

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TCE Corporation is a textile company that produces denim fabrics.

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Orgdot

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Orgdot is a sustainable fashion design and manufacture company based in Korea.

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Laplace

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Laplace is provides consumer bags, products and brands.

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FLEAPOP

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Fleapop provides women in their teens and 20s with an opportunity to experience the latest fashion items and online items every two days.

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Piñata Labs

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Piñata Labs is a Korean online pop-up shopping experience featuring fashion-related events, details on latest accessories, and more.

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Foundry

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Foundry Inc provide cooperative buisness services to drive competitiveness, network and sales expansion.

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Tenqube

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A mobile app to explore global fashion items. Discover cross-border fashion items based on your styles. A virtual try-on camera with AR.

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CSS99

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CSS99 is a Korean startup providing mobile application and mobile content on topics related to beauty and fashion.

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Brich

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An O2O service delivering the latest Korean fashion trends online .

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MUSINSA

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Online fashion platform where you can enjoy everything about fashion.

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Babybaby

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The one-stop shop for baby items in China.

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ViewReple

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ViewReple is a Korean provider of a social curation platform for product reviews in various categories.

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SHAPL

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A crowd design D2C ecommerce platform .

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Labelby.me

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labelby.me is a social e-commerce platform that provides its users with fashion merchandising services.

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WAPA

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WAPA is a Korean designer community organizing design contests.

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Gentle Monster

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Gentle Monster operates as a luxury eyewear brand.

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Trenbe

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Trenbe is an e-commerce company of footwear products.

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Krave Beauty

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Krave Beauty provides skincare beauty brand.

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WISHUPON, Inc.

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WISHUPON is a universal shopping wishlist.

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Lululemon Athletica Korea

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Lululemon Athletica Korea is an e-commerce shop for fashion items.

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Hyundai Department Store Group

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Hyundai Department Store is a departmental store.

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Samsung C&T Corporation

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Samsung C&T Corporation was founded in 1938 as a parent company of Samsung Group.

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z-emotion

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z-emotion is a 3D garment technology company providing solutions to help fashion industry forward its digital transformation process.

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Catch Fashion

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Catch Fashion is an online fashion portal.

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ABLY Corporation

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ABLY Corporation is a fashion platform and application.

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Lotte Mart

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Lotte Mart is an online hypermarket that sells groceries, clothing, toys, electronics and other products.

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W Concept Korea

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W Concept Korea operates as an online retailer.

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I LOVE J

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I LOVE J is an online children’s clothing store.

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Fila Korea

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Fila Korea is an e-commerce company that provides sports apparel.

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SIIIIDO

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SIIIIDO is an online shopping platform for clothing.

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koreanfashionista

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Koreanfashionista is an online clothing store that offers Korean fashion, hair, and makeup products.

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CHOI & SHIN’S

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CHOI & SHIN’S is a garment manufacturing company in apparel industry.

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OKMALL

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OKMALL is an e-commerce shop for fashion goods and consumer goods.

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Kappa Korea

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Kappa Korea is a Korean sports brand.

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Dear Dahlia

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Dear Dahlia is an e-commerce platform that provides beauty, cosmetic, skincare and personal care products.

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N.CODE

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Providing luxury goods of diverse brands through affiliation with European luxury boutiques.

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enspire

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enspire offers brand communication and design to inspires people and ideas through integrated consulting services.

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Style Seller

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Style Seller creating a zero-marketing through linking brands and buyers.

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Designovel

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Design AI and Fashion Tech

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Platform Factory

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Platform Factory offers fashion curation services to its customers.

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LG Fashion

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LG Fashion is a Korean fashion clothing industry.

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blank.

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blank. is an operator of a media commerce platform intended to sell its beauty products.

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Branded

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Branded is a clothing brand specializes in the sales of garments and jeans.

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Sounds Good Store

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Sounds Good Store is an online store for clothing and music accessories.

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PNG Corporation

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PNG Corporation provides manufacturing and exporting hats and clothing products.

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FruitsFamily

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FruitsFamily is a second-hand fashion trading app for men’s designers.

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Yoil

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Yoil is an online fashion store.

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Urbanic Labs

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Urbanic Labs is an e-commerce company that provides store management, consulting operations, and social media advertising services.

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Shinsung Tongsang

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Shinsung Tongsang designs, manufactures, and sells ladies’ and men’s garments.

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Lookpin

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Lookpin is an e-commerce platform that offers men’s & women’s clothes, jewelry, fashion accessories, and grooming products.

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JS Corp

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JS Corp engaged in the manufacture and distribution of fashion products.

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WIZWID

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WIZWID is an e-commerce company for clothes.

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I’M3

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I’M3 is an e-commerce company that offers women’s clothing and accessories.

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Fumi

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Fumi is a fashion e-commerce that offers fashion products to customers.

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Fashionbiz

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Fashionbiz is a fashion business magazine in Korea.

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Yakjin Trading

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Yakjin Trading is an apparel manufacturer.

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mixxmix

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mixxmix is an online platform for Korean fashion clothes.

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10X10

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10X10 is an online shopping mall that provides design accessories, idea products, unique interior and fashion products.

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Nanda

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Nanda is the South Korean make-up and fashion firm.

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Bonchon International

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Bonchon International operates as a fried chicken restaurant brand.

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YesNow

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YesNow is a clothing size advisor platform.

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Blackup

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Blackup is an online store for fashion accessories.

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High Cut

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High Cut is a fashion and beauty content magazine publishing company.

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MULAWEAR

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MULAWEAR is an e-commerce site that offers clothes for men and women.

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OCO

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OCO is an e-commerce shop for fashion and lifestyle goods.

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SG Corporation

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SG Corporation is an apparel and fashion company.

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Youngone

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Youngone is a manufacturer of outerwear, shoes and bags.

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Handsome

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Handsome is an online marketplace that offers men’s and women’s apparel and accessories.

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Staping Co., Ltd.

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AI Mobile Fashion Tech Shopping App with CBIR Image search & AI Product recommendation service, SNS, for over 3,000 shopping malls

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FAAI

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FAAI is an online B2B clothing production platform.

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DFD Group

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DFD Group is an e-commerce store for shoe, fashion and lifestyle and culture sectors.

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Doosan Magazine

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Doosan Magazine is a media company that publishes fashion, beauty, and lifestyle content.

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WESTWOOD

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WESTWOOD is an online shop that provides outdoor sports clothes.

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Koodon

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Koodon is a marketplace for second-hand brand item in Korea.

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Brandazine

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Brandazine is an influencer media commerce linking fashion influencers with designer brands.

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Helikon-Tex

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Helikon-Tex is a manufacturer of military clothing, bags, and accessories.

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efluvi

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efluvi is a fashion and beauty e-commerce platform for middle-aged people.

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Lotte Duty Free

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Lotte Duty Free is a chain of domestic duty-free shops in Korea.

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Kolping Mall

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Kolping Mall is a Korean outdoor sports brand.

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OY

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OY is an e-commerce store for fashion items.

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Pan-Pacific

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Pan-Pacific provides clothing manufacturing services.

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ClosetShare

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ClosetShare is an online platform where women can rent, share, and resell fashion and accessories.

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Hansae Dreams

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Hansae Dreams is the manufacturer of clothing accessories.

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Rolling Square

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Rolling Square is the creator of Pink Pouch, an app that works as a mobile marketing platform for beauty and fashion products.

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MARHEN.J

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MARHEN.J is a handbag design company.

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Jindo

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Jindo is engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of garments products

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Favoe

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Social shopping platform

Written by Mark Fitz

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