The store opened in November and one step inside makes clear what kind of store it is: a purveyor of what used to be called marital aids, now known as sex toys. A huge buzz began over N.19, as the store is called, as no sex shop in Seoul has ever been this big.
According to Koo Jong-hoe, general manager of another Korea-based adult shop brand called Red Container, sex toys in Korea’s past were often sold in dingy spaces in run-down buildings or out of inconspicuous metal containers on street corners.
You can find these adult shops all across the city. Sometimes the sign is in English but you can also look for 성인용품 in Korean. Another adult shop can be found in the upscale neighborhood of Gangnam. It’s sort of out of the way but you can find it by going out of Exit 6 of Gangnam Station, then walk straight to the Body Shop store.
Just five years ago, it would have been impossible to see a sex toy shop in Seoul unless you really looked hard, never mind seeing a sex toy pop-up store in the middle of one of Seoul’s busiest neighborhoods. They were usually hidden in the basement floors of buildings or completely covered up from the outside.
Gangnam Style Shop is a trading company located in Seoul, Korea.All of our products are made in Korea and ship from Korea.We have been in the Korean beauty business for over 5 years, we cooperated with manufactories in Korea to provide direct factory price to our customers.
There's one on the side of the highway in Gimpo between Gochon and Sawoo Dong. Hop on any bus going to Gimpo Sawoo-dong and you'll pass it. I heard there's a district of sex toy stores outside Sookmyung Women's University Station. Prime location for the sale of vibrators.
The second location of the first sex shop in South Korea designed for women, Pleasure Lab does its best to make sure that women feel safe to ask any questions. Run by two ladies willing to brave the industry, the...