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New and Improved “Next Generation” Toilet Comes to Dongdaemun Design Plaza

New and Improved “Next Generation” Toilet Comes to Dongdaemun Design Plaza

  Visitors to Dongdaemun Design Plaza from September 21 through 27 will get to take a look at toilets of the future. (Image: UNIST) ULSAN, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Visitors to Dongdaemun Design Plaza from September 21 through 27 will get to take a look at toilets of the future. Named Walden 1.0 and [...]

Monsieur ‘Enfant Terrible’ Ready to Pull some Korean Legs

Monsieur ‘Enfant Terrible’ Ready to Pull some Korean Legs

SEOUL, March 28 (Korea Bizwire) – Rebellious haute couture maestro Jean Paul Gaultier struck Korean fashion lovers with awe when his variation of women’s hanbok, a traditional Korean outfit, was unveiled in the media event of his latest exhibition here on Friday. The 64-year-old “enfant terrible” considered the upcoming exhibition at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza as a creation [...]

Binggrae Opens ‘Banana-Flavored Milk’ Café

Binggrae Opens ‘Banana-Flavored Milk’ Café

SEOUL, March 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Binggrae, a food and beverage enterprise famous for its signature banana-flavored milk, announced that it will open a banana-flavored milk themed ‘Yellow Café’ at a flagship store located in the Dongdaemun branch of Hyundai Outlet Store. The new establishment is Binggrae’s first foray into the café market. Beverages such as [...]

International Fashion Journalist Suzy Menkes Visits Dongdaemun Fashion Town

International Fashion Journalist Suzy Menkes Visits Dongdaemun Fashion Town

Seoul, July 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Suzy Menkes, the most famous fashion journalist in the world over the past 50 years, has visited Dongdaemun Fashion Town in Seoul. Menkes, accompanied by Seoul Mayor Park Won-soon, visited Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), Doota, where many young designers are gathered, and the Dongdaemun Composite Market, the biggest fabric market [...]

SK Networks to Transform Dongdaemun into “Asian Broadway”

SK Networks to Transform Dongdaemun into “Asian Broadway”

SEOUL, June 11 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Networks, who proposed using the Cerestar building for a new duty-free shop, unveiled plans to develop the Dongdaemun area to make it into an Asian Broadway. The retail arm of SK Group, the third largest family-run conglomerate in Korea, already proposed investing 450 billion to 550 billion won (US$460 [...]