Wednesday, October 15, 2014

"Jessica conducts a 'BLANC & ECLARE Design Competition' for a cause" plus 23 more

"Jessica conducts a 'BLANC & ECLARE Design Competition' for a cause" plus 23 more


Jessica conducts a 'BLANC & ECLARE Design Competition' for a cause

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 08:00 AM PDT



Jessica is currently conducting a design competition through her fashion line "BLANC & ECLARE" which aims to help prevent and treat child abuse.

On October 15, the news about the competition and its purpose is posted on her brand's website. Read the full statement below:

15 OCTOBER 2014: Today, international artist and BLANC & ECLARE Head Designer Jessica Jung has announced a new initiative, "BLANC & ECLARE LOVES GIVING", in partnership with global charity group Help For Children, which aims to prevent and treat child abuse.

The first BLANC & ECLARE charity initiative is a Design Competition that invites the public to design a pair of sunglasses, with the winning design ultimately joining the BLANC & ECLARE collection with 100% of the profits going to the brand's charity partner.

Budding fashion designers and fans can enter the BLANC & ECLARE Design Competition by submitting sketches via email to giving.contest@blancgroup.com. On November 20, 2014, the entry period will close and a shortlist that will be featured on a designated website where people can cast their vote. The winning design by majority vote will be announced shortly thereafter with presales and expected delivery by Spring 2015.         

It is Jessica's long term vision for her fashion line BLANC & ECLARE that inspired this collaboration.

Jessica Jung commented: "Launching BLANC & ECLARE has been a dream come true and I am so proud and excited to be able to share that dream with Help For Children who are very close to my heart. I admire the outstanding contribution this charity has made and feel privileged to partner with them to help improve more children's lives in more places all over the world with the support of BLANC & ECLARE fans who will share the journey with us."

George Saffayeh, Board Director of Help For Children Asia said: "We are excited about this wonderful initiative and working with the Coridel Group in aligning the philanthropic goals of both Help For Children and BLANC & ECLARE. Through this collaboration, we look forward to effectively building the awareness, prevention and treatment of child abuse in Asia and around the world."

Chairman & CEO of the Coridel Group, Tyler Kwon added: "We were honored to help bring together BLANC & ECLARE and its new global charity partner Help For Children because we all share the same vision; that is to make a difference to disadvantaged lives everywhere. We look forward to supporting the long term collaboration as the BLANC & ECLARE brand strives to put positive social change at the heart of its business endeavors."

For detailed information on the competition entry mechanics, along with its terms and conditions, visit www.blancgroup.com/pages/limited.

BLANC & ECLARE Eyewear Collection is available online at and in specialty shops and exclusive retail locations.

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Everyone, try your designing skills and luck to help children in need.

Ailee takes her 4th win with 'Don't Touch Me' at 'Show Champion'

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 07:20 AM PDT



The diva singer Ailee is still wowing her fans by taking home her 4th win (in total) from MBC Show Champion today with her single 'Don't Touch Me'.

Congratulations! Watch her performance below:


Kangin clears up Sungmin's wedding is not a 'shotgun wedding'

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 06:35 AM PDT



On the October 15th broadcast of MBC 'Show Champion', MC Kangin is apparently asked to comment about his fellow Super Junior member Sungmin's wedding announcement made a day before.

To this, Kangin is reported to mention, "It's definitely not a shotgun wedding," probably responding to the malicious comments made by netizens upon the news of their wedding broke out.

On October 14, Sungmin has announced that he's going to marry his girlfriend actress Kim Sa Eun on December 13 through a letter he posted on his blog.

Note: A shotgun wedding is a wedding that is arranged to avoid embarrassment due to an unplanned pregnancy, rather than out of the desire of the participants. (source)

Source: 1



EPIK HIGH to hold private preview night for 8th album

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 06:15 AM PDT



EPIK HIGH are holding a 'Preview Night' Private Album Premiere exclusively for their fans before the release of their 8th album 'Shoebox'.

The lucky fans will be chosen through EPIK HIGH's official fancafe and naver music. The chosen fans will get to hear the preview of all the tracks from 'Shoebox' and meet the members.

The event takes place on Ocotber 17 before the album release on 22nd.

Check links below for more details:
http://www.ygfamily.com/artist/Notice.asp?LANGDIV=K&ATYPE=2&ARTIDX=50
http://www.ygfamily.com/artist/Notice.asp?LANGDIV=K&ATYPE=2&ARTIDX=50

WINNER is promising a humorous 'Weekly Idol' episode in a preview

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 05:30 AM PDT



WINNER is going to flutter your hearts with their sense of humor and surprising variety skills in the upcoming episode of Weekly Idol next week.

The short preview is enough for you to anticipate the witty and charming members even making both MCs fall for their adorable charms.

WINNER's episode will be broadcast on October 22. Watch the preview below:



Teen Top release dance practice video for 'Missing'

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 05:00 AM PDT



Teen Top present fans their practice video for 'Missing'.

The boys are always known to have a very lively and energetic dance practice videos so fans are always anticipating these kind of releases.

But apart from their usual upbeat choreography, the boys showcase their emotional dancing in this one complete with props they usually use on stage performances. Check it out:


Han Ji Min in talks to star alongside Hyun Bin for upcoming drama 'Hyde, Jekyll, I'

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 02:30 AM PDT


Han Ji Min is likely to play as the female lead in SBS's upcoming drama 'Hyde, Jekyll, I'.

According to BH Entertainment on October 15th, Han Ji Min indeed received the offer to star in the drama, but nothing has been decided yet as she's still currently reviewing it.

'Hyde, Jekyll, I' is based on popular webtoon 'Dr.Jekyll is Mr.Hyde' by Lee Chung Ho. The drama will be a 20-episode romantic comedy series which will tell the story of a woman who fells in love with both personalities of a same man.

If Han Ji Min accepts the offer, she will reunite with Hyun Bin who previously worked with her in movie 'The King's Wrath'.

'Hyde, Jekyll, I' is set to be broadcasted in January next year.

Han Ye Seul chooses 'Running Man' as her first variety show appearance after 7 years

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 02:00 AM PDT


Actress Han Ye Seul will guest on the upcoming episode of SBS's 'Running Man'.

On October 15th, an official broadcaster revealed that the cast of  SBS's upcoming weekend drama 'Birth of a Beauty' includes Han Ye Seul, Joo Sang Wook, Jung Gyu Woon, Wang Ji Hye, Han Sang Jin will participate in the recording of 'Running Man' on Octobe 21st.

In particular, this will be Han Ye Seul's 1st appearance on a variety show since 'Knee Drop Guru' in 2007 so many people are very looking forward to it.

Meanwhile, 'Birth of a Beauty', which tells the story of a woman named Sara(Han Ye Seul) who has her life changed after undergoing plastic surgery and a diet, will be broadcasted on November 1st.

Girl's Day's Hyeri becomes the new model for sportswear brand EXR

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 01:30 AM PDT


Girl's Day has been chosen as the new model for the 2014 F/W season of sportswear brand EXR.

Along with her rising popularity after her appearance in MBC's 'Real Man', a rep from EXR also said that the reason they chose Hyeri as their new model is because of her youthful and fresh image. For the second half of 2014, the brand is planning to advance into the global market by expanding its business in Korea and China with Hyeri as the protagonist.

More pictorials featuring Hyeri as the main model will be released through EXR official Facebook in the near future.

Kim Woo Bin becomes the new model for cosmetic brand 'Bottega Verde'

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 01:00 AM PDT


Kim Woo Bin has been appointed as the new model for Italian cosmetic brand 'Bottega Verde'.

A rep from 'Bottega Verde' stated that the actor posesses both charisma and gentle aura to his image which make him a perfect choice to become the new advertisement model for the brand.

For one year, Kim Woo Bin will help improve the brand' image and influence using his image as a model through pictorials and TV advertising campaign.

Meanwhile, Kim Woo Bin will hold a fan meeting in Beijing on the upcoming 18th.

Happy birthday to 4Minute's Jiyoon

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 12:30 AM PDT


Birth Name: Jeon Ji Yoon
Stage Name: Jiyoon
Birthday: October 15, 1990
Birth place: Seoul, South Korea
Label: Cube entertainment
Group: 4Minute
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Rapper
Height: 165 cm
Weight: 47 kg
Twitter: @4M_Jiyoonitt

- She is in 4Minute's sub unit 2YOON

g.o.d to release new single album 'Wind' on October 22nd

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 12:30 AM PDT


Following their reunion 8th album last July, g.o.d will be releasing a new single album this month!

The new single album is titled 'Wind' and is said to be an acoustic R&B track. It was revealed that member Yoon Kye Sang directly participated in the lyrics writing of the song which makes it even more special for the fans.

The song will be featured in the 'Thanks Edition' album which will include 50 pages of pictoral and also hand written messages from the members to express their gratitude to all the fans who have supported them for their reunion album after 15 years.

Meanwhile, g.o.d will hold an encore concert at Jamsil Stadium in Seoul on October 25th.

Group S to perform for the first time at SMTOWN in Shanghai

Posted: 15 Oct 2014 12:00 AM PDT


Group S will join SMTOWN and perform for the first time at upcoming concert in Shanghai.

The group which consists of H.O.T's Kangta, Shinhwa's Shin Hye Sung and Lee Ji Hoon will gather together and perform their new song at 'SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR IV in SHANGHAI' at Shanghai Stadium on October 18th.

Previously Fly To The Sky attracted much attention by making their appearance at ' SMTOWN LIVE WORLD TOUR IV in SEOUL' last August and performed with their fellow junior singers, so many fans are also very excited upon the news that Group S will perform together again after 11 years.

Meanwhile, Group S will release new mini album 'Autumn Breeze' on October 27th.

Happy birthday to B.A.P's Zelo

Posted: 14 Oct 2014 11:30 PM PDT


Stage Name: Zelo
Birth Name: Choi Jun Hong
Nickname: 15-Year Old Genius
Bunny: Blue
Birthday: October 15, 1996
Birth place: Seoul, South Korea
Label: TS entertainment
Group: B.A.P
Position: Maknae, Lead Rapper, Lead Dancer
Height: 182 cm
Weight: 63 kg
Blood Type: A
Specialty: Rap, dance, beatbox
Instagram: @byzelo
Twitter: @zelo96

- He is in B.A.P's sub-group Bang&Zelo
- He is closest to Jongup

Happy birthday to Super Junior's Donghae

Posted: 14 Oct 2014 11:00 PM PDT


Full Name: Lee Dong Hae (이동해)
Chinese name: Li Dong Hai (李東海)
Nickname: Dinosaur
Talent agency: SM Entertainment
Group: Super Junior; Super Junior-M
Position: Lead Vocalist, Lead Dancer, Rapper
Birthdate: 1986-Oct-15
Birthplace: Mokpo, South Jeolla, South Korea
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 60 kg
Star sign: Libra
Blood type: A
Family: Older brother
Hobbies/Specialties: Dancing, Exercise, Singing, Watching movies
Instrument: Keyboard
Favorite fruit: Tangerine, pear, strawberry, kiwi
Favorite vegetable: Carrot!!
Favorite Numbers: 3, 6, 9
Favorite food: Chicken DoRiTang, seafood
Favorite drink: Milk
Favorite cookies: PokaPoka~chip
Favorite animal: Maltese, Yorkie
Favorite plant: Flower
Favorite artist: Song Hye Kyo
Instagram@leedonghae
Twitter: @donghae861015

- He loves children and puppies.
- He looks cold-hearted, but is actually a very warm-hearted, nice person.
- He sometimes tells nonsense stories to make people happy.
- he is very pretty, but has a manly face-structure.
- He loves to watch movies, especially foreign movies.
- He likes it when others call him a prince.
- He is close with fx Amber, SHINee Jonghyun and 2NE1's Dara

'Love Cell' starring Park SunHo, Nam JiHyun, Jang Hyuk, Kim Woobin & Kim YooJung releases posters

Posted: 14 Oct 2014 09:02 PM PDT



Web-drama 'Love Cell' packed with its dream cast Park SunHo, Nam JiHyun, Jang Hyuk, Kim Woobin & Kim YooJung releases its official posters.

The first batch of posters release feature the main characters Park SunHo, Nam JiHyun, Jang Hyuk, and Kim YooJung.

In the drama adaptation of fantasy romcom webtoon series, the love story of unemployed Ma Dae Chung (Park Sun Ho) and Seo Rin (Nam JiHyun), a top celebrity female will unfold. In their loveline, a cat Nevi (Kim YooJung) who has special ability to control people's love cells will be Ma Dae Chun's love mentor.

Along with the main cast are Jang Hyuk who will be Ma Dae Chung's neighbor that specialized in martial arts and has a quite personality. Finally, Kim Woo Bin is going to be anticipated as well as the 'Dating King'.

The drama premieres on November 3 and you can watch it through http://tvcast.naver.com/lovecell.


Strawberry Milk debut with EP album and MV for 'OK'

Posted: 14 Oct 2014 08:33 PM PDT



Crayon Pop's twin duo Strawberry Milk make their debut with the release of their 1st Mini Album and MV for 'OK' today.

The MV is overloaded with cuteness and pink concept wherein the girls are trying to win the heart of the man they like. The music is very addictive and fun as well as the choreography.

Watch below:


Girl's Day pour out their emotions in ballad 'I Miss You' MV

Posted: 14 Oct 2014 08:17 PM PDT



Girl's Day try out their take on ballad song with their single "I Miss You" and pour out their emotional acting in its accompanied music video.

The song is a work of Duble Sidekick and composed by SEION. The girls appear classy in the video contrasting their ususal sexy and cute appearance. Girl's Day draw the lyrics through their soft and emotional vocals and acting.

Watch below:


DGNA bring out their animal instinct in 'Rilla Go' MV

Posted: 14 Oct 2014 08:10 PM PDT



The Boss or DGNA return with their newest single album 'Rilla Go' and release its eye-catching music video.

Mika, Karam, Hyunmin, Injun, and Jay appeared very eye-catching with their appearances as jungle boys as they wear costumes, complete with body painting, and make ups which go along with their concept "Bring out your animal instinct".

Moreover, each members display their individual jungle concepts as well. The choreography is also upbeat and powerful showcasing the wild yet freestyle moves.

Watch the MV below:

Luhan is sought to appear in a Chinese drama as lead alongside Yangmi

Posted: 14 Oct 2014 07:32 PM PDT




Local Chinese media reports today that Luhan is being sought to appear in a Chinese drama Zhu Xian, alongside popular Chinese actress Yangmi.

Moreover, after Yangmi's breakthrough drama series 'Palace' becomes a hit in China, the actress has become in demand. She is being considered as the female protagonist and it is reported that producers are seeking Luhan to be the male protagonist.

The drama will begin filming next month and expectation is rising for the final cast. Meanwhile, Luhan filed lawsuit to void his contract with SM Entertainment on October 10 and has returned in Beijing.

Source: 1

Weekly Idol releases teasers for Red Velvet appearance

Posted: 14 Oct 2014 07:10 PM PDT



Weekly Idol releases teaser images of Red Velvet for their appearance  on the show.

The MCs Donnie and Connie seem like having so much fun with the rookie girl group. In the photos, Red Velvet are laughing hardly and doing aegyos that would surely melt their fans.

Red Velvet are appearing on October 16 episode of 'Weekly Idol' at 6PM.







Girls' Generation releases 'Divine' PV

Posted: 14 Oct 2014 04:50 PM PDT



An emotional song for Sones for sure as Girls' Generation reveal the PV of their Japanese ballad song 'Divine', check out the PV below:

Secret's Song Ji Eun reveals album jacket making film

Posted: 14 Oct 2014 04:29 PM PDT


Secret's Jieun is receiving much love with her new song 'Pretty Age 25', check out the BTS video of her album jacket shooting below:

Girl's Day's Sojin covers 'Feels Like Home' ft Takuya

Posted: 14 Oct 2014 04:19 PM PDT


Girl's Day's Sojin delivers an amazing performance at Idol School.

Cross Gene's Takuya is featured in her latest performance too, enjoy their collaboration below: