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Kim Tae Ri and Nam Joo Hyuk Are Subtly Twinning in These Retro Watches in "Twenty-Five Twenty-One"

Notice their chunky timepiece?
Kim Tae Ri and Nam Joo Hyuk Are Subtly Twinning in These Retro Watches in "Twenty-Five Twenty-One"
IMAGE instagram/tvndrama, Twenty-Five Twenty-One/TVN
Notice their chunky timepiece?

In case you haven't caught on yet, Twenty-Five, Twenty-One is the latest coming-of-age romantic K-drama that you need to watch right now! The series follows Baek Yi-jin (Nam Joo Hyuk) and Na Hee-do (Kim Tae Ri) as they meet at the age of 22 and 18 back in 1998, and as their paths cross in unexpected ways three years later, at the age of—you guessed it—25, 21.

Since the show is set in the late '90s, the cast's wardrobe is a major throwback to the decade's fashion, too. Eagle-eyed fans will be quick to point out that Nam Joo Hyuk and Kim Tae Ri are actually sporting chunky watches that we all probably had in our youth: Casio Baby-G and G-shock!

Take a look below at how the two are subtly twinning in this nostalgic piece of accessory!

LOOK: The exact Casio watches Kim Tae Ri and Nam Joo Hyuk wore in "Twenty-Five Twenty-One"

Casio's Baby-G was created as the G-shock's counterpart and was first released in 1994. The series boasts of the same bold design and fun colorways, made for active and stylish women in the '90s. This timepiece is shock and water resistant, equipped with multiple daily alarms and stopwatch functions. No wonder Hee-do is drawn to this piece! It's practical, functional, and most of all, super cute!

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PHOTO BY instagram/tvndrama, Casio

Baby G BGA-280-7ADR, P6770, CASIO, Lazada

Similar to the Baby G watch, Casio's G-Shock line was intended for active people and those who are always on the move. Enter 2022, we see an upgraded version of the watch that can seamlessly work into your daily life. For one, this particular model can measure distance using an accelerometer while linked with the GPS function of a smartphone via bluetooth. So, the next time you do some early morning power walking, you will be able to measure distance with the watch alone.

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The watch can also calculate your pace, distance, and running time measurements, making it the ideal exercise companion. As it can be linked to your smartphone, you can further simplify your routines and check your activity history for easy tracking. Don't work out in the morning? No problem! Like the '90s release, today's G-Shock series has an illuminated face that keeps your watch easy to read, even in the dark.

PHOTO BY instagram/tvndrama, Casio
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G-Shock GBA-900-1ADR, P8730, CASIOLazada

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