Tips & Information

Regular Sale Periods

Duty-free shops

Almost all establishments host regular sales on off-season products and these events usually fall around June to August and December to February the following year. During these period, visitors can not only buy goods at bargain prices, but also receive additional benefits and discounts from certain brands, offered by respective duty-free shop.

Department stores

Department stores also have regular off-season sale periods, and they occur every quarter (January, April, July, October) of the year. If you have missed these special sales period, there are still plenty of chances to indulge in great savings as various stores also host special sales on national holidays, store foundation days, and individual brand sales.

Sizing

Most clothing sizes are measured in centimeters except for the waist, which is measured in inches. Shoe sizes are measured in millimeters.

Korean size chart

<Men's clothes>
Men's clothes
Size Measurement S M L XL XXL
Chest (cm) 90~95 95~100 100~105 105~110 110~
Waist (inch) 30/32 33/34 34/36 36/38 38/40
Men's clothes
Size
Measurement
Chest (cm) Waist (inch)
S 90~95 30/32
M 95~100 33/34
L 100~105 34/36
XL 105~110 36/38
XXL 110~ 38/40
<Women's clothes>
Women's clothes
Size Measurement S M L XL XXL
Korea-Chest (cm) 85 90 95 100 105
Korea 44 55 66 77 88
U.S.A. 0/1 3/5 7/9 11/13 15/17
Italy 36 38~40 42~44 46~48 50~52
Women's clothes
Size
Measurement
Korea-Chest (cm) Korea
S 85 44
M 90 55
L 95 66
XL 100 77
XXL 105 88
Women's clothes
Size
Measurement
U.S.A. Italy
S 0/1 36
M 3/5 38~40
L 7/9 42~44
XL 11/13 46~8
XXL 15/17 50~52
<Men's shoes>
Men's shoes
Korea (mm) 250 255 260 265 270 275 280 285 290 295
U.S.A. 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10 10.5 11 11.5 12
Men's shoes
Korea (mm) U.S.A.
250 7.5
255 8
260 8.5
265 9
270 9.5
275 10
280 10.5
285 11
290 11.5
295 12
<Women's shoes>
Women's shoes
Korea (mm) 220 225 230 235 240 245 250 255 260 265 270
U.S.A. 5 5.5 6 6.5 7 7.5 8 8.5 9 9.5 10
Italy 35.5 36 36.5 37 37.5 38 38.5 39 39.5 40 40.5
Men's shoe sizes
Korea (mm) U.S.A. Italy
220 5 35.5
225 5.5 36
230 6 36.5
235 6.5 37
240 7 37.5
245 7.5 38
250 8 38.5
255 8.5 39
260 9 39.5
265 9.5 40
270 10 40.5

This page was last updated on October 11, 2017, and therefore information may differ from what is presented here.