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    BTS Became Runway Models For Louis Vuitton's Seoul Fashion Show, And 5 More K-Pop Headlines You Need To Know

    From the top of the Billboard charts to the runway, there's nothing BTS can't do!

    1. BTS showed off their runway skills as models in Louis Vuitton's Fall-Winter 2021 fashion show!

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    The group, who are house ambassadors for Louis Vuitton, were featured in a 10-minute video highlighting Virgil Abloh's latest collection as part of the fashion house's Men's Fall-Winter 2021 program in Seoul on July 7.

    Filmed in Art Bunker B39, an art space just outside of Seoul, the video features BTS dressed to the nines in the brand's pristine blazers, suits, and hats. As they powerfully strut through the uniquely designed space, a blimp floats above their heads with the word "hope" written across its side.

    According to the video's description online, the collection aims to "redefine how our minds identify archetypical wardrobes, which are tied to societal presumptions" with its sleek style and design. "The collection re-appropriates the normal through extreme elevation," it states. "For the first time, House Ambassadors and pop icons BTS partake in the show, adding an extra dimension to the presentation."

    You can find out more about the collection and view additional photos from the event here!

    2. NCT 127 celebrated their fifth anniversary and announced their new album's release date!

    3. Taeyeon of Girls' Generation's new single will get your weekend started off right!

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    No one is doing it like Taeyeon! Her latest single is a dreamy, disco-infused romp that will make you want to dance and teach you about the importance of self-care all at the same time.

    The song's message is a joyful reminder that we all need to take time to prioritize our mental and physical health in between our hectic schedules. In the track's lyrics, Taeyeon describes her version of a perfect self-care day, which involves waking up late on the weekend, eating cheesecake, going for a walk, observing flowers, and generally doing whatever her heart desires. "When the weekend comes, I can do whatever I want," she sings.

    It's also the day that she makes a point to "ignore the world's stories" and not allow herself to worry about her current troubles. Instead, she'll do the things she loves most without worrying about work or any other obligations life throws her way. "I don't want to hesitate doing what I like anymore," she adds. "It's OK to do it when the weekend comes." So make sure to take a little inspiration from Taeyeon this weekend and do something you enjoy too!

    This week also saw the release of SF9's "Tear Drop," BXK's "Excuse Me," Day6 (Even of Day)'s "Right Through Me," Super Junior Kyuhyun's "Together," Kevin of the Boyz' "Rubber Boots," (G)I-dle Soyeon's "Beam Beam," Onewe's "Aurora," and BTS's "Permission to Dance," so be sure to check those out as well! ๐ŸŽถ

    4. Han Seung Woo will hold a special solo concert on July 11!

    [#ํ•œ์Šน์šฐ] [#2021_HAN_SEUNG_WOO_Special_Stage] ๐Ÿ’œ2021.07.11(์ผ) 17:00(KST) ํŒฌํด๋Ÿฝ ์˜คํ”„๋ผ์ธ ์„ ์˜ˆ๋งค ํ‹ฐ์ผ“์˜คํ”ˆ๐ŸŽŸ 2021.07.01(๋ชฉ) 14:00 PM~23:59 PM ํŒฌํด๋Ÿฝ 2๊ธฐ ์ธ์ฆ๊ธฐ๊ฐ„: 6์›”29์ผ(ํ™”) 12:00 PM~6์›”30์ผ(์ˆ˜) 23:59 PM ์˜จ๋ผ์ธ ํ‹ฐ์ผ“&์ผ๋ฐ˜์˜ˆ๋งค ํ‹ฐ์ผ“์˜คํ”ˆ๐ŸŽŸ 7์›”2์ผ(๊ธˆ) 14:00 PM~7์›”11์ผ(์ผ) 16:00 PM

    @VICTON1109 / Via Twitter: @VICTON1109

    Fresh off the release of his moving second solo album, Fade, on June 28, the powerful soloist and member of Victon Han Seung Woo will hold a special concert on July 11. It will undoubtedly hold a special place in the hearts of every Victon fan, as it is likely to be one of Seung Woo's final performances before he enlists in the South Korean military on July 26.

    Speaking on the VenewLive podcast, Seung Woo revealed that he decided to hold another concert as a way to "say goodbye to [his] twenties" and make "good memories" with his fans once more. "And since my second album release, I want to provide a place for fans to enjoy [my first album] Fame and [second album] Fade at once," he said.

    The event will be held both in person and online, so you'll be able to tune in and listen to Seung Woo's flawless voice no matter where you are in the world. In addition to performances from both of his solo albums, Fame and Fade, Seung Woo also revealed that the concert will include "some fun ments" and recommended that fans watch it with their friends. "I hope you can just relax and enjoy it with some light snacks," he said. "I want you to sing my songs along with me!"

    You can find out more information about the event, including how to purchase tickets, here.

    5. BTS will take over The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon for two nights next week!

    Permission to freak out?! @BTS_twt is returning to #FallonTonight next week! ๐Ÿ’œ Tune in for a 2 day takeover event with performances of #PermissionToDance & #Butter Tues 7/13 & Wed 7/14! ๐Ÿ•บ

    @FallonTonight / Via Twitter: @FallonTonight

    Mark your calendars, because BTS is returning to The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon next week!

    The group announced that they will be returning for two nights on July 13 and 14 and will be performing their latest singles, "Permission to Dance" and "Butter," on the show. "Hello, we are BTS!" the members said in a short clip shared on Twitter. "We're coming back to The Tonight Show. Make sure to tune in!"

    In the past, BTS has been interviewed, danced through their feelings, performed their single "On" at Grand Central Terminal, and competed in a Zoom Olympics on the show, so we can't wait to see what they get up to next week!

    6. And the Boyz, Youngjae, and Ha:tfelt all announced that new music is on the way!

    [๐ŸŽต] UNIVERSE MUSIC - ๋”๋ณด์ด์ฆˆ (THE BOYZ) 'Drink It' Concept Photo 2021.07.11 (SUN) 6PM (KST) #UNIVERSE #THEBOYZ #DrinkIt #์œ ๋‹ˆ๋ฒ„์Šค #๋”๋ณด์ด์ฆˆ #THEBOYZ_DrinkIt #UNIVERSE_MUSIC @Creker_THEBOYZ

    @into__universe / Via Twitter: @into__universe

    * The Boyz have released vampiric concept photos and a set of teaser trailers ahead of the release of their single, "Drink It," on July 11.

    * According to Soompi, Youngjae is preparing to release his first solo album within the year.

    * Ha:tfelt revealed she will release a single titled "Summertime" on July 14!

    That's it for this week! Have a lovely weekend, and be sure to catch up on last week's news if you missed it! โœจ

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