One would suppose the members of Ok-pop group Monsta X have tried virtually each type nearly eight years after their debut, however all these years later, Minhyuk, Kihyun, Hyungwon, Joohoney, and I.M nonetheless maintain their followers, often called Monbebe, guessing. With their latest single, “Stunning Liar,” and EP, Purpose, the group is serving new appears to be like and showcasing a brand new facet of the signature type they’ve spent almost a decade growing.
Monsta X might need debuted with edgy tattered all-black garments in 2015, however they’ve since constructed a luxe picture, marked by an look for Chanel in 2019, a particular collaboration with City Decay in 2021, and extra. Coming off current campaigns with Versace and Louis Vuitton, the group’s current comeback is simply as eye-catching as it’s catchy, reifying that they are not fairly executed touting their skilled type simply but — musically and sartorially.
“I feel at first, once we simply debuted we wanted to indicate ourselves as a crew, so our garments have been nearly the identical patterns, similar colour, and similar type. However, lately, I feel [Monbebes] respect all our characters and personalities,” rapper I.M tells Teen Vogue, as he displays on Monsta X’s type and their change lately. Minhyuk, the eldest of the group whereas chief Shownu serves within the navy, alternatively, attributes the adjustments to “being adults.”
Main as much as the album, Monsta X dropped 4 distinctive idea teasers, every depicting a unique facet of the group’s well-rounded picture. The primary appeared like an homage to their early days with all-black outfits, however elevated by fashionable tremendous crops and layered belts. Subsequent got here fiery suits consisting of crimson fits and physique jewellery. Becoming for the early January climate, the members additionally sported cozy knits with shiny gildings that matched their Euphoria-style make-up. Final however not least, the members channeled regencycore for his or her picturesque last teaser photographs.