ATEEZ‘s Hongjoong isn’t only an extremely talented K-Pop idol — as any fan could tell you, he’s also an incredible fashionista!
And not only does he have great taste in fashion, always trying new and unusual styles that already show off his beautifully creative mind…
But he’s not a stranger to modifying and altering clothes himself.
As someone as into fashion design as Hongjoong is, of course the K-Pop idol has professionals in the clothing industry that he looks up to. His mother was the person who originally inspired his interest in fashion, and he has even spoken about wanting to create his own clothing brand that breaks gender norms. Expressing himself through his outfits is clearly something very important to Hongjoong, and that’s why a recent invitation he received is so huge for the idol!
While ATEEZ was in Copenhagen, Denmark for their ongoing The Fellowship: Break The Wall tour, Hongjoong went live and revealed that he had been personally invited by French fashion designer Olivier Rousteing to attend a Balmain presentation in Paris!
Hongjoong has spoken openly about his admiration for Olivier before, and has even said that he’s his favorite designer.
He mentioned Olivier Rousteing as one of the fashion designers that he liked, and he’s now been invited to the Balmain Presentation in Paris🌹
HONGJOONG X BALMAIN#Hongjoong_BalmainFW23#BALMAINFW23 @Balmain#ATEEZ #ATEEZ #hongjoong @ATEEZofficial
— 떵( ˘ ³˘)화 (SLOW) (@ddalgijohwa) March 3, 2023
And it seems that ATINYs helped to make this invitation happen, thanks to their sharing on social media about how much Hongjoong looks up to Olivier!
“thank you so much for making my days and for making me too”
hongjoong thanked atinys for always talking about him and ateez because it gives them so many opportunities to do new things. he is the sweetest 🙁 pic.twitter.com/hb9zUkck3e
— winnie ☻ (@hongteezer) March 2, 2023
Just a couple of hours ago, photos were uploaded on the official ATEEZ social media accounts of Hongjoong and Olivier together, and fans could not be more proud and happy for him.
“Hello Dazed Korea subscribers/readers, I am ATEEZ’s Hongjoong! Today, to be attending Balmain’s presentation like this is such an honour for me. I’ll spend/have a good and fun time, and go~ Thank you!”
🔗: https://t.co/B1BscwvgWW pic.twitter.com/Rg9k8W3HSZ
— where | missing ateez ♡ | ia (@atzxmxxxshx) March 3, 2023
from telling us Olivier is his favourite designer to getting personally invited by him to Balmain’s presentation. I’M SO PROUD
HONGJOONG X BALMAIN#Hongjoong_BalmainFW23 #BALMAINFW23 #BALMAIN #HONGJOONG #hongjoong #ATEEZ #ATEEZ @ATEEZofficial @Balmain pic.twitter.com/BYKWLt6cvs
— Lizzie (@hearts___awaken) March 3, 2023
HE’S REAL 😭😭😭😭 #Hongjoong_BalmainFW23 #BALMAINFW23 #BALMAIN #HONGJOONG #hongjoong #ATEEZ #ATEEZ @ATEEZofficial @Balmain pic.twitter.com/8u2wktmvZS
— ☆🎧 (@thewooyoungfan) March 3, 2023
“everbody wanted to know what i would do if i didn’t win. i guess we’ll never know”
HONGJOONG X BALMAIN#Hongjoong_BalmainFW23 #BALMAINFW23 #BALMAIN #HONGJOONG #hongjoong #ATEEZ #ATEEZ @ATEEZofficial @Balmain pic.twitter.com/rYE18db3pb
— dite (@SANSRlO) March 3, 2023
It seems like Hongjoong is having a wonderful time at the event, and we hope that this leads to even more opportunities for the ATEEZ leader to showcase his creativity and brilliance for fashion!