Exploring Seoul, Korea’s Insane Counterfeit Streetwear Market

By Staff  |  08/29/2017

Streetwear has exploded over the last several years, with fans of the culture going crazy over hyped releases from brands like Supreme. Young people across the world clamor for such releases, but Korea that has emerged as one of the world’s fastest-growing markets for hyped fashion.

HighSnobiety recently visited the country and filmed this mini documentary that explores the South Korean streetwear movement and its exploding counterfeit culture.

Apparently, there's an insane market for counterfeit streetwear in Korea, with places in Seoul selling almost identical knock-offs of brands like Raf Simons, Off-White, Balenciaga and Fear Of God.