Kim Taehyung, who is popularly known as V from the KPop band, BTS, was seen sporting a nose ring on the cover of the upcoming Elle Korea magazine — a sight that left his fans from the BTS army swooning.

Taehyung has reportedly already made records with his upcoming April Elle Korea cover, which reached top sales and the best-seller lists at nine major bookstores. The photos of the Kpop singer posing in the magazine have gone viral on the internet.

In his look for his upcoming Elle Korea cover, Taehyung is bringing back the ‘Butter’ era nose-piercing look, a sneak peek of which has gotten fans breathless. He has a broody look on his face as he donned a Celine crocheted hoodie, which accentuated his look.

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Here are a few reactions to V’s photos:

BTS V’s Elle Korea is expected to release on April 4, 2023, or April 5, 2023. Pre-orders for the cover have started from March 10.

One can buy Elle Korea April from Aladin, Yes24, and Gmarket. The magazine cover comes in three sets and can be bought separately or as a combo. Depending upon one’s location, the price of all 3 volumes combined can be somewhere around $22-$28.

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Since his debut with the group in 2013, V has released three solo tracks under their name—Stigma in 2016, Singularity in 2018, and Inner Child in 2020—all of which charted on South Korea’s Gaon Digital Chart. He appeared on the soundtrack for the television series Hwarang: The Poet Warrior Youth in 2016 and released his first independent song, the self-composed Scenery, in 2019.

He also collaborated with bandmate Jin on the duet It’s Definitely You for the show’s soundtrack. To celebrate BTS’ fourth anniversary, V released “4 O’Clock” on June 8, 2017, a song he co-produced with bandmate RM.