10 Places to Go For Last Minute X-mas Gifts


With Christmas just a few days away, here’s 10 great places to go look for a special gift for your loved one.

1. Shinsegae Department Store – Centum City

Expect huge crowds this week, but the world’s largest department store offers everything from affordable to high-end clothing stores, jewelry, and a great wine selection if you’re in need of a house party gift. shinsegae.com

2. Toys R’ Us

With four locations in the city (Dongnae, Sasang, Jin-gu, Gwangbok), it’s a no-brainer when you’re looking for something for the little ones. toysrus.lottemart.com

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Daiso Seomyeon Branch

3. Daiso

A great place to pick up some great stocking stuffers on the cheap. www.daiso.co.kr

4. Costco

While it may not sound like the sexiest choice to pick up a gift, Costco has a large selection of Christmas ornaments and presents for people of all ages. www.costco.co.kr

5. Yankee Candle

Give the gift of scent and light from the world’s most popular candle maker. www.yankeecandle.co.kr

6. Art Box

Another great place to find fun stocking stuffers for people of all ages. www.artbox.co.kr

7. Hanssem

Pick up a special home decor item at the Korean lifestyle store’s Centum City location. company.hanssem.com

8. a# and Frisbee

With a couple locations around the city, surprise your loved one with a new Apple iPad, watch or phone at the city’s two official Apple resellers. theashop.co.kr www.frisbeekorea.com


The Face Shop Gwangbok Branch

9. Cosmetics Shops

Korea is a cosmetic lovers paradise — you can choose from The Body Shop, The Face Shop, Etude, Aritaum, Nature Republic —  just to name a few. Pick up something for her or him — Korea is also the world leader in skin-care products for men.

10. Olive Young or Watson’s

Korea has plenty of drug store type options to pick up some small gifts on the cheap to add as a stocking-filler.

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