There's a thing about uniforms. Some can
bring fantasies, some can look professional and some can make one neat and
tidy. We have done many uniforms in the past. Like maid
uniforms or the entry plug uniform from Evangalion series and even the recent
Sailor moon uniforms. But I think it's safe to say that we've done school
uniforms the most.
I remember seeing Nina and Sage in a typical Korean school
girl/boy uniform. Most students in Korea from age 14-19 wear uniforms and the
colors that were used for Nina and Sage were the most common during the 80-90s.
During that period, most schools didn’t allow students to groom their hair, so
everyone had black hair and had to keep the length short. I would say Nina and
Sage would have been called to the principal’s office a lot for that hairstyle.
Or maybe they were attending a fancy private school where students had more
Most recent school uniform dolls were released last year fall. Pullip, Taeyang,
Isul have modeled for the outfits and it looked like a school uniform catalog. Nina
was released on April 2006, and after 7years, school uniforms have become more
stylish and bright. Since it’s designed to be a ‘everyday look’ the colors
should be casual and comfortable to the eye.
A lot of new schools in Korea
actually have more colorful and stylish uniforms these days because of many
K-pop dramas showing main characters in good looking uniforms.
Students want to
be more stylish and since the mass have seen more and more of colorful fit
outfits on TV, they are accepting them in real life. The older generation that
is mostly in charge, would never had said yes to Pullip Eloise’s colors and
shoes ten years ago.
But the re-discovering of school looks in Korea was inspired a lot by Queen B
on Gossip girl. She really made a statement on how to wear them in an upper
School uniforms bring back nostalgic feelings, whether people wore them or not
as a student. No wonder they are always popular to our fans.