Monthly archive October, 2012
Seoul Vegan Potluck Recipe: Fig and Walnut Salad

Seoul Vegan Potluck Recipe: Fig and Walnut Salad

Last weekend was the latest get-together from Seoul Vegan Potluck. The October potluck was held at Casablanca in Haebangchon and the turnout was excellent. Whole*istic snacks and desserts were out selling their gluten-free treats and Third Coast Kitchen had jars of their tasty Texas salsa for sale. The ladies from the Kitchens of pinch and...
Chinchagram: autumn/ fall

Chinchagram: autumn/ fall

Korean Octobers are absolutely gorgeous. The brightly colored leaves and the crisp, clean fall air give everybody one more chance to play outside before the winter hibernation. And of course, October means Halloween fun! This month’s Chinchagram contest theme was Fall/Autumn. As always, we received lots and lots of great submissions but this winning picture...
Chincha Films...Aweh Block Party

Chincha Films…Aweh Block Party

For edition number four of our Chincha films event review series we asked our filmmakers to shoot the Aweh Block Party (under Zandari Festa), which involved a garage party thrown by yours truly. The filmmakers interviewed us, an event attendee, multi-disciplinary artist Cora Kobischka, and Shins (Mike Hampton), a UK garage/ house/ bass DJ who...
Seoul Fashion Week: Choiboko SS13

Seoul Fashion Week: Choiboko SS13

We’re thrilled to say that we snagged a seat in the front row of the Choiboko runway show for the last day of Seoul Fashion Week. Choiboko let out his inner child by playing with popping colors, mismatched patterns, funky tights, and oversized hats. His Spring/ Summer 2013 collection alluded a day-in-the-circus feel with a...
Halloween in Korea

Halloween in Korea

Here’s some fantastic fancy dress from a drunken boat party in Incheon, taken over this weekend for Halloween in Korea. Halloween in Korea isn’t that big of a deal, but the party areas of Seoul such as Hongdae and Itaewon are still taken over by expats and Koreans who want to celebrate the holiday. Even...
Fashion One Presents: Lie Sang Bong's After Party

Fashion One Presents: Lie Sang Bong’s After Party

One of Chincha’s favorite Seoul Fashion Week events was actually off the catwalk. Famous fashion designer, Lie Sang Bong (AKA the Korean McQueen), got thrown an after party by Fashion One for all who weren’t quite ready to put away those designer stilettos back into their closets. Lie Sang Bong mingled outside the VIP corners...
10 Things To Do After Work in Korea

10 Things To Do After Work in Korea

You’ve just finished work and you can finally leave. Hurrah. But what will you do when you get home? Here’s a list of 10 things that you possibly aren’t doing after work, but perhaps should be. Eat more Korean food Probably the most obvious choice. Everybody likes to eat things, right? Perhaps it’s time to...
Seoul Fashion Week SS13: Johnny Hates Jazz

Seoul Fashion Week SS13: Johnny Hates Jazz

Here are some sweet, summery, mostly dip-dye looks from Sinsa- based Johnny Hates Jazz’s SS13 collection, shot yesterday at Seoul Fashion Week by Aweh‘s Ollie Walker. We also covered the huge Lie Sang Bong fashion week party last night! More on that coming soon. Images: Ollie Walker