Posts Tagged ‘Six to Five’

625 coatSo I was watching 1977 series, “Roots” based off of Alex Haley’s best-selling book, (I have no cable and the Roots series is over 9 hours… it’s a HUGE time filler ^__^)  and I was watching maybe the 4th or 5th episode and I noticed something interesting….

Anyway, some background information: that man up there is a slave owner (played by Robert Reed from the Brady Bunch!) and he is also a doctor and he was checking out the slave Toby (who had been brought from Africa about 14 years before and whose real name is Kunta Kente). Since he was an African and always had known freedom before he was snatched by slave catchers, he was always apt to running away. This was Kunta’s 3rd attempt in running away and the slave catchers got tired of it, and you know what they did???

THEY CHOPPED OFF HIS FOOT!!

Crazy right?! And naturally back then during the mid-1700’s, they didn’t have many medicines (penicillin wasn’t even discovered until the late 1800’s) so basically they just gave him natural medicines, elevated the foot and tried to stop the blood flow.

The point of this post is, when Mr. Brady Dr./Master Reynolds stood up from trying to look at Kunta, I couldn’t help but admire his coat! I also realized that this 18th and 19th century style of clothing is a big inspriation to Rain’s line Six-to-Five. I made a picture comparison of the 2 coats and now I know they are not EXACTLY alike, but you can tell that Rain’s line is strongly inspired by 18th and 19th century style American/European clothing.

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625 coat-2What do you think… did Rain take some cues from traditional Western clothes?

PS The picture says “Simba’s mom” because thats the actress that does the voice of Simba’s mom from “The Lion King”! Madge Sinclair!

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Well, 2008, it was a great year. I don’t even need to name all the big things that happened, but I have to give you credit—it was a great year for American AND Korean music. I graduated this year, went to prom, and really and completely immersed myself in Korean culture.

I came to know so many Korean artist this year, that I never liked before like, Lee Hyori, DBSK, SHINee, Wheesung, and I’ve definately started to like Big Bang more.

2009, all I have to say is that you have some BIG shoes to fill!

Anyway, gotta go watch the ball drop! HAVE A GREAT NEW YEAR!!

Check out this crazy, awesome video by mmixes of all the greatest songs in kpop this year (I’m sure you know I love the part with Rain and SHINee, “I gotta be a bad boy, I gotta be a bad boy… Replay, Replay, Replay!”) And Lee Hyori’s, “OK!” is so cute too! ENJOY!!


Recently, Rain just launched his new clothing line, “Six to Five”.

Now although I’m curious about the name—and I’m not just saying this—but I actually like the clothing. If the rest of the clothes are like what Lee Hyori is wearing (it wasn’t said whether all the following stars were wearing his brand or not), then I’m DEFINATELY going to be checking yesstyle.com for his brand! It’s kind of tomboy-sexy-chic-downtown-hipster-vintage cool in my opinion—I love it!

What do you think about Rain’s new clothing line—cool, lame or *yawn*?

*credits to popseoul.com for the pics and jinijung for the video