What you need to know
- Apple has shared a preview of Apple Myeongdong ahead of its grand opening.
- The store will open to customers on Saturday, April 9.
Ahead of the store's grand opening on Satuday, Apple has shared a preview of Apple Myeongdong.
The store, which is located in Seoul's shopping district, will be the company's largest store in South Korea. Deirdre O'Brien, Apple's senior vice president of Retail + People, said that the company is "thrilled to deepen our relationship with our Korean customers."
In addition to launching the first K-pop Today at Apple Remix session featuring SEVENTEEN, the company is collaborating with a number of other artists with the following sessions:
- Art Lab: "Draw Springtime Floral Greetings" with artist Nanan Kang
- Photo Lab: "Capture the Colors of Seoul" with travel photographer Lee Jongbeom
- Exclusive: In Conversation with Minha Kim, star of the new Apple Original drama "Pachinko"
- Art Lab: "Create Your Own Abstract World in AR" with artist VAKKI
The store finds itself at the base of a new tower in the center of Seoul. Surrounding the store is a couple of pocket gardens featuring sculptures by Jaehyo Lee and VAKKI.
Check out all of the photos previewing the store before its opening on Saturday:
Apple Myeongdong is set to open to customers on Saturday, April 9.
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