Gangnam Style

South Korean pop star Psy's "Gangnam Style" was the surprise hit of the year. The song, a dance-y satire of the Beverly Hills-like Gangnam district of Seoul, became an international smash hit after its surreal music video went viral on YouTube. Then its influence quickly spread into all realms of popular culture, including fashion. Psy's stylish sunglasses and powder-blue tuxedo coat were a popular Halloween costume, and designer Jill Stuart has announced plans to team up with Psy on a line of "Gangnam Style" clothes that will be exclusive to Asian markets. (September)

( Edward M. Pio Roda / TNT / December 9, 2012 )

South Korean pop star Psy's "Gangnam Style" was the surprise hit of the year. The song, a dance-y satire of the Beverly Hills-like Gangnam district of Seoul, became an international smash hit after its surreal music video went viral on YouTube. Then its influence quickly spread into all realms of popular culture, including fashion. Psy's stylish sunglasses and powder-blue tuxedo coat were a popular Halloween costume, and designer Jill Stuart has announced plans to team up with Psy on a line of "Gangnam Style" clothes that will be exclusive to Asian markets. (September)

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