TV actress Kim Hee-ae
was named as the best dresser of the year Wednesday in an event organized by Herald Dongah TV, a major cable television channel specializing in fashion and beauty.
Kim, one of the top-rated television actresses in Korea, won praise from the public for her excellent fashion choices in the hit TV drama "Naenamja-eui Yeoja" ("My Man's Woman
). Demonstrating her exquisite fashion sense, the 40-year-old celebrity was dressed in white V-neck mini dress with a big gold-print ribbon on the front.
Meanwhile, the Fashion Icon Award went to actor Cha Seung-won
and actress Son Ye-jin
. Son was dressed in a gold satin dress with an eye-catching fur-print tote bag. Model-turned-actor Cha wore a modern version of the tuxedo, which highlighted his simple but sexy character.
This year's Best Fashion Designer Award went to Andre Kim, while Jung Yoon-ki, president of Intrend, received the Best Stylist Award.
In the business category, KUHO of Cheil Industry Inc. received the Best Fashion Brand Award and Sulwhasoo of Amore Pacific won the Best Beauty Brand Award.
"The 2007 Fashion & Design Awards" was held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Seoul with over 800 guests attending. The list included Hong Jung-wook, chairman of Herald Media Inc. and Herald Dongah TV, Won Dae-yeon, president of the Korea Fashion Association, TV presenter Baek Ji-yeon, TV actresses Lee Young-a, Lee Mi-jin and Roh Sun-mee.
The fashion and design awards also held a fashion show by the house of J. Roseroco and a mini concert by two talented K-pop divas: Park Jung-hyun and Yoonha.
By Cho Chung-un
Actress Kim Hee-ae
poses for photographs after receiving the Year's Best Dresser award from Heral Dongah TV honorary chairman Namgung Won at the 2007 Korea Fashion & Design Awards in Seoul on Wednesday afternoon. / Newsis