The best place for new K-pop fans is an official K-pop merchandise store. These shops sell albums, photo books, concert light sticks, and other official items. If you’re lucky, you might even be able to snag a signed item! With Drama, one of the largest K-pop stores, offers plenty of items of various artists, as well as collaboration goods. You can also visit the official online and off-line stores of famous entertainment companies like SM and YG to get items from their artists. If your travel dates line up with the operations of pop-up stores, don’t miss them! The BTS pop-up store in Garosu-gil is open from October 2020 to January 2021, and offers over 600 BTS-themed items!
- Official stores
- Major retailers
With Drama, SMTOWN & STORE, YG PLACE, etc.
SMTOWN & STORE: www.smtownandstore.com (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese) With Drama: withdrama.co.kr (Korean, English, Japanese, Chinese)
- BTS pop-up store
Operating period: October 23, 2020 – January 24, 2021 Location: 51, Garosu-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul (서울특별시 강남구 가로수길 51)
Line Friends offers the perfect collaboration between the cuteness of characters and the cuteness of K-pop stars! Each of the BT21 characters at Line Friends were directly created by the members of BTS! In addition to the stuffed toys, the characters also decorate stationery, clothing items, and other goods. K-Goodygood, opened in September 2020 in Daejeon, is the official store for all things BT21. It’s especially popular among students, as they have a ton of school items, like pencil cases and notebooks.
- Idol-designed characters
- Line Friends
Locations: Hongdae, Myeong-dong, Gangnam, Jamsil, Everland, etc. Website:brand.naver.com/linefriends (Korean only)
Address: 24, Jungang-ro 170beon-gil, Jung-gu, Daejeon (대전광역시 중구 은행동 중앙로170번길 24) Operating hours: Weekdays 11:00-22:00 / Weekends 10:00-22:00 Inquiries: +82-42-255-2600 (Korean only)