Friday, October 31, 2008

Myeong-dong: Where a girl can be a girl and a boy can buy a man-purse

Laura wanted to have a no-boys-allowed shopstravaganza last weekend in Myeong-dong, but I still managed to track her down.

Myeong-dong is basically a rapidly spreading retail tumor that shows no signs of ever slowing down. Shops from all over the world, from the ritzy to the merely high-falutin, are packed into every nook and nearly every cranny--it's harder than you'd think to fit an American Apparel into a typical Korean cranny.

Some highlights:

Four floors of Dunkin' Donuts:

Mandatory face-bags required for trying on clothes:

And this guy on a mission to single-handedly change
the world into one big 노래방:

1 comment:

  1. Do they monitor whether or not you actually wear the face-bag?


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