In Seoul, Gangnam is where luxury-brand flagship outlets for Prada, Boss, Gucci, and Louis Vuitton, to name only a few, are clustered. All of which provide a glimpse of the latest trends in high fashion.
The word “Rodeo” is borrowed from the Beverly Hills fashion street, Rodeo Drive, and it is seen as the most splendid fashion street in Seoul.
Cheongdam Fashion Street is known to be the major shopping venue for fashionistas. Recently, it has been designated as a Special Fashion District and is the only one of its kind in Korea.
Korea is a country that boasts 5,000 years of history. It has produced countless artists and master craftsmen and various artistic styles in each of its main eras.
Itaewon is a unique place in Seoul where visitors can meet people of diverse nationalities and cultures and enjoy international foods from around the world.
Dapsimni has been lined with antique stores since the 1970s, and ancient works of art or antiques have been frequently traded here. With the development of Cheonggyecheon (Stream) in the early 1980s, an antique shopping mall started to form here.
Samcheong-dong is Seoul’s most stylish area and is located just past Gyeongbukgung Doldam-gil. Its idyllic scenery and leisurely atmosphere make visitors feel as if they are in a whole different world.
Insa-dong is one of the most visited places by foreigners in Seoul. It is a center for arts and crafts and has a long tradition. Even the sign for Starbucks has been changed to Korean.