Alicia Yoon's City Guide

Charles H.

“Hidden behind a discreet door in the Four Seasons Hotel lies Charles H, a secluded bar with a speakeasy vibe. It has an upscale vintage elegance to it with delicious cocktails to match.” -Alicia Yoon

Address
97 Saemunan-ro, Jongno-gu, 서울특별시, South Korea
Contact

https://www.fourseasons.com/kr/seoul/dining/lounges/charles_h/

What To Wear To Charles H.


Café Dior

Photographed by Kyungsub Shin

“Café Dior is worth checking out for their delicious pastries, lattes, and teas.The entire building is an architectural masterpiece too and every floor in the boutique is a beautiful presentation from the bags to the cafe.” -Alicia Yoon

Address
464 Apgujeong-ro, Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Contact

https://www.pierreherme.com/storelocator/Cafe-Dior-by-Pierre-Herme-en

Grand Hyatt Seoul

Photo: Courtesy of Grand Hyatt Seoul

“Grand Hyatt Seoul is one of my favorites for its upscale accommodations with a great location!” -Alicia Yoon

Address
322 Sowol-ro, Itaewon-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Contact

https://seoul.grand.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html

Jaha Son Mandu

Photo: Courtesy of Visit Korea

“This humble restaurant has been popular in Korea for over twenty years with their hand-made dumplings and rice cakes served in a delicate beef broth. It’s all reminiscent of the best homemade Korean meals.” -Alicia Yoon

Address
245-2 Buam-dong, Jongno-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Contact

http://english.visitkorea.or.kr/enu/ATR/SI_EN_3_1_1_1.jsp?cid=1336452

Kowonhye

“Go to Kowonhye for the best cuts, hair-styling, and stunning makeovers by the celebrity makeup artist, Kowon.” -Alicia Yoon

Address

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Skin Lab L

Photo: Courtesy of Lab L

“Barneys carries the Face Blanket Mask by Eco Your Skin. Their location and their Skin Lab L are my two favorite, iconic spas in Seoul.” -Alicia Yoon

Address
72-8 Cheongdam-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Contact

http://www.skinlabl.com/

Shangpree

Photographed by David Park

“For incredible facials visit Shangpree, which is a brand that Barneys carries too!” Alicia Yoon

Address
655-17 Sinsa-dong, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Contact

http://eng.shangpree.com/english/

What To Wear To Shangpree


Alice

“This bar was ranked Korea’s Top Bar and is on the list of Asia’s Best 50 Bars—I’m not surprised! The cocktails are incredible and they are so whimsically presented. The décor is romantic yet quirky and the staff create an Alice In Wonderland type experience with otherworldly cocktails and service.” -Alicia Yoon

Address
84-20 청담동 Gangnam-gu, Seoul, South Korea
Contact

http://alicecheongdam.com/