“Jungkook’s songs seem to blast through the calamity of the world, leaving you feeling warmed, healed, and loved. They’re like one of those magical elixirs in a fairytale.”

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Namjoon wearing a bucket hat while practicing ‘Mic Drop’ choreo was insta-crush material. j-hope’s habit of wearing ultra-bright bucket hats conjured up images of cool ’80s Kangol icons like LL Cool J and Run-DMC. The level of swag that SUGA had when he wore his favorite black canvas version was a sweet, stylish reminder that bucket hats aren’t the floppy and sexless things I remembered them to be.

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“Louis Vuitton outfits are like stars in the BTS universe, dotting some of the idols’ most important moments in the constellation of their recent history.
So, let’s stargaze a little, shall we?”

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“BTS’s wardrobes reflect their superstar status with a continent-hopping array of labels ranging from American streetwear to Parisian couture and Japanese artisan fashion.”

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“Legend has it that everything Kim Taehyung wears instantly sells out.”

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“Jimin is already permanently tattooed on our hearts, he might as well be tattooed on our skin too.”

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“My heart? Melted. My sanity? Gone. My bias? Grammy-nominated.”

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“Nothing makes me collapse into a fetal position faster than SUGA’s commitment to fuzzy sweaters.”

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“Seated by the water while a Malta sunset bathes him in golden honey light, j-hope smolders in a crisp white button-down. This image is burned in my brain as peak “POV: Your rich boyfriend Hoseok takes you out to dinner” fanfic material.”

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“Some things in the BTS universe are undeniable: records are broken like piñatas, Epiphany is a masterpiece, and “who’s the guy in the tux with the pink mic?” are the last words someone utters before sliding into a deep, lifelong Kim Seokjin obsession.”

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” His beauty is mythic. His Bratz doll lips, his ‘90s Leonardo DiCaprio hair — did the phrase “devastatingly handsome” exist before Park Jimin was born? No, it did not.”

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“Broad-shouldered and armed with a dimple-bracketed smile that (I suspect) could ruin your life if aimed directly at you, RM is so dashing in a suit that I’m pretty sure he invented them.”

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“Light Up the Sky” serves as a call to arms against K-pop stereotypes in general. The doc is a candy-coated switchblade that upends several long-standing misguided Western views with the ease of blowing a kiss.”

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“With this new partnership, Lisa becomes the first female K-pop star ever to front an international MAC campaign, as the face and muse of upcoming collections.”

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“Since Jungkook is too hard to gift wrap, here are our other favorite Bangtan presents.”

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“Their goodness, their sincerity, and their overwhelming, heart-stopping talent buoyed me through the bleakness.”

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