Secret Boutique Where to watch Free? Is Kdrama on Netflix?

OMG! Did Jenny just film a murder on her fancy yacht trip?! You must have seen that clip from Secret Boutique that shows our girl holding camera in hand, accidentally capturing a murder on a luxurious yacht. Talk about a bad hair day, right?

But guess what? This ain’t no accidental selfie. Jenny’s stumbled into a web of dark secrets, and the killers are none too happy about their spotlight. Will Jenny become the next victim, or will she use her quick wit and steely resolve to expose the truth?

Let’s be honest we’re all dying to dive into the full scene and see what happens next. So, without testing your patience, let’s look at the available streaming options to watch your favorite murder mystery kdrama.

About Secret Boutique

“Secret Boutique,” a 2019 drama by Park Hyung-Ki. Kim Sun-a plays Jenny, a boss with a dark past seeking revenge. Her boutique J-Boutique caters to the elite, offering discreet solutions to their messy problems, from blackmail to scandals.

Kim Sun as Jenny Jang in Secret Boutique kdrama streaming on Kocowa
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But danger lurks! Jenny’s past collides with a powerful family, and she must fight dirty to protect her secrets and those she loves. Think “Why Women Kill” meets “The Godfather,” with stunning fashion and high-stakes drama.

Is Secret Boutique on Netflix?

No, “Secret Boutique” isn’t available on Netflix right now. While it had a run on Korean TV back in 2019, it seems it hasn’t made its way onto the streaming giant’s platform – yet!

There are other Korean shows that you can watch with your Netflix subscription like Penthouse, Vicenzo, Mine, Sky Castle, Crash Landing on You, Itaewon Class, Tunnel, Kingdom, Stranger, etc.

Moreover, the highly anticipated Civil War 2024 film is also hyped to be release on Netflix.

Where to watch Secret Boutique?

The kdrama is available for streaming online on Kocowa, Viki, and OnDemandKorea inside the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and many other countries. Inside Asia, the series is available on SBS Network.

Secret Boutique kdrama where to watch
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This 16-episode rollercoaster isn’t just about fashion, it’s about fighting for what’s right, even when you’re wearing stilettos. Let’s breakdown each streaming option one by one:

Kocowa

Kocowa is an American streaming network specializes in Korean dramas and offers a variety of kdramas with both subtitles and dubs. It is a joint venture between Korean broadcasting networks: KBS, MBC, SBS, and SK Telecom.

Sign up for a free trial or subscribe for access to a library of K-dramas. Some of their shows are completely Free and you can watch them just by logging in, but Secret Boutique streaming requries subscription.

There are two plans of Kocowa+ subscription, the basic plan costs $6.99/month and a premium plan costs $7.99/month, after a 14-day free trial. The only benefit with a premium plan is, you can download full videos and watch them offline.

Rakuten Viki

Watch all 16 episodes of Secret Boutique (2019) with subtitles in over 20 languages on Rakuten Viki. Dive in for free with ads, or go VIP for a smoother, ad-free experience. But in order to stream The Secret Boutique, you will need a Viki Pass.

Secret Boutique Kdrama starring Park Hee Won as Wi Ye-Nam
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A standard Viki pass costs $5.99/month that opens the gate to a selected list of Asian shows and movies (no guarantee if Secret Boutique will be a part of it) while the second plan costs $9.99/month and gives you access to the full library of Viki and KOCOWA originals.

OnDemandKorea

Another platform catering to K-drama lovers, with some free content and subscription options. You will need to upgrade your free plan in order to watch Secret Boutique. There are three plans with Kodowa, that costs $13.44/ month, $16.99/month, and $19.99/month.

Amazon Prime Video

Even though, the show isn’t included in Amazon Prime’s library, you can still watch it with KOCOWA that will cost $6.99/month+ regular Prime subscription) after a free trial. If you’re already an Amazon Prime member, you can rent or buy episodes of the series directly on the platform.

Review

“Secret Boutique” is like a flashy dress at the school dance – it grabs attention, but is it all style and no substance? This Korean drama throws in everything: revenge, forbidden love, family secrets, and even a dash of magical realism. But for all the glitz, sometimes it feels like you’re wearing someone else’s clothes – not quite the perfect fit.

Kim Sun-a plays Jenny, a fierce boutique owner with a score to settle. Her store, J-Boutique, isn’t about selling clothes, it’s about selling solutions to the rich and powerful’s dirty laundry. Think blackmail with a Birkin bag. But Jenny’s past is just as messy as her clients’, and it soon comes back to haunt her.

The drama keeps you guessing with its twists and turns, like a game of cat and mouse played in high heels. The supporting characters are like a well-dressed posse, each with their own secrets and agendas. But sometimes, there’s just too much drama. Love triangles get tangled, betrayals sting, and the whole thing starts to feel a bit soapy.

In the end, “Secret Boutique” is a fun ride, but it’s not exactly Oscar-worthy. It’s like that dress you adore because it makes you feel powerful, even if it’s a little too much. So, if you’re looking for a stylish escape with a good dose of melodrama, step into J-Boutique. Just don’t expect anything life-changing under the designer labels.

Rating: 3 out of 5 stars (it’s cute, but not my prom queen)

The drama is rated 7.4 on My Drama List.

Lakshya Kaushik

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