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Seoul Wholesale Markets

Today our lovely Buyer – Sura, shares with us her buying trip to a large wholesale market in Seoul!

Hello from Seoul!

It’s been a long time since my last post.

I have been busy the past few weeks working on our new fashion business, looking for a new job and helping out with a friend’s business as well! It’s all been been so exciting!!!

Last week I went with my friend to a huge wholesale market called DongDaemun, located in Seoul. There were so many stores selling both wholesale and retail. However, the majority were wholesale and only traded late at night. 

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The market is always filled with people – buyers, retailers, tourists and general customers from all over. I noticed recently that more Chinese buyers have come over to source Korean clothing and products.

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As time went on, people were getting busier and full of energy. I totally forgot the time as I walked around the market, and only felt hungry and tired when I saw that it was nearly 4:30am! So we decided to eat street food for a late night snack 🙂

What is your favourite menu for midnight snacks?

If you are Korean or have been to Korea before, you know well what the typical Korean street foods are; Topokki, fishcakes, fries, Sundae – Koreans really enjoy them!!

As the temperature dropped below zero that day, my friend and I decided to have hot and spicy food, Topokki and Fishcakes dipped in spicy soup.

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Even after we finished eating, the market was still crowed with people so we continued buying, and only finished up at 6am!

I will be blogging soon about what I bought for the store and hopefully you will love our styles! 🙂

Xx SURA

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