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Shopping addicts rejoice! Now, you'll be able to buy stuff, even while hurtling through the air at 35,000 feet in a tin tube (just kidding, we mean airplane). Check out this preview, above, of the new Lancome-designer mini-shops that are going to be installed onboard Korean Air's A380 planes. Yes. On the plane. Here's Jaunted's take:
Korea is crazy for duty-free; indeed there are entire malls in Seoul where you need to have an international trip planned in order to make a purchase, which you then can't pick up until you're safely inside the airport and headed out of the country with the goods. And these malls and special duty-free store levels are gorgeous places where big brands create their own mini luxury environments, so why not translate this success to something that fits on a plane?Just chalk that up as one more reason to plan a vacay to South Korea soon. That and Seoul's Incheon airport has a duty-free Louis Vuitton store.
· Mini duty-free shops onboard Korean Air A380s [Jaunted]
· The first duty-free Louis Vuitton store is coming to Seoul's Incheon Airport [Jaunted]