Tips & Information

1. Regular Sale Periods

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 a bargained prices, but also receive additional benefits and discounts from certain brands, offered by respective duty-free shop.

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 a plenty of chances to indulge in great savings as various stores also tend to host special sales on national holidays, store's foundation day, and individual brand sales.

2. Sizes

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

Korean size chart

Table of Size Measurements

<Men's clothes>
Men's clothes
Size Measurements 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 Measurements 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>
Men's clothes
Size Measurements 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 Measurements Korea-Chest (cm) Korea
S 85 44
M 90 55
L 95 66
XL 100 77
XXL 105 88
Women's clothes
Size Measurements 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 shoe sizes>
Men's shoe sizes
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 shoe sizes
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 shoe sizes>
Women's shoe sizes
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 in August 2016, and therefore information may differ from what is presented here.

<Last updated on August 18, 2016>