Lee Minho uses his own money to purchase all clothing for Heirs.
Before Heirs started filming, crew revealed that Lee Minho will pay for his clothes, shoes, watches and other apparels. As the story requires to have branded goods, Lee Minho spent a lot of money, estimates about 50 million won (USD 48,000) or more.
Staff said Lee Minho has 3 to 4 sets of clothing per episodes, in summer and in winter, in USA and in South Korea filming. Lee Minho’s costumes are international brand, a blue jacket cost 3 million won (USD 2,900). The shirt he wore to kiss Park Shin Hye costs 700,000 won (USD665).
Lee Minho’s agency said the reason for him to purchase his own clothing is to prevent restriction from sponsors and he can focus on filming and better interpretation for the role played.
Lee Minho’s drama “Heirs” is currently ranked first in the rating list, the last two episodes of the show will be aired on 11 and 12 Dec 2013.
Translated by Jominz.