Uniform Rental

After coming to Korea I’ve had a few unique and different experiences, but my Lotte world trip was probably one of the most interesting ones so far. So apparently it’s a tradition to rent a full school uniform and wear it to Lotte world. I have no idea why but I am going to take a wild guess that it’s because school uniform makes you feel younger no matter how old you are, so wearing a school uniform in an amusement park is the best combination. Also, to be honest, these uniforms are so cute that I don’t even want to going to question the reasons behind this tradition. So when we checked the map it showed that the store was very close to the amusement park but for some reason, it took us an embarrassing amount of time to even it. So Korea has a lot of random malls that have a lot of basement floors and the rental store was also in one of these malls but we didn’t understand that the same store has Building A, B, and C. It took us 15 minutes to find a store that was actually right in front of us. The store was honestly one of the coolest stores that I ever been to, it was fully pink and had its own photo room that was fully set up like a classroom. They had skirts, shirts, trousers, and accessories in many different designs, and there were matching outfits for males and females. To be honest, at first, I thought I wouldn’t be able to find anything my size since I am definitely more on the bigger size compared to the majority Korean female population. I was genuinely surprised to see that not only did i find my size but I was able to find it really easily.

We decided to go for the exact same designs to look more like a group. I also bought a few accessories with me because I wasn’t sure what the store would have. For example, I bought my own collar pin, even though the store had matching bow ties so I decided to wear the one that I bought. The store also had a hair and makeup room which I didn’t know so i bought my own hair and makeup tools. I also made sure to wear shoes that I knew will look good with the uniform, which was a bad call because I wore them for the rest of the day and am now so sore from walking in them. The entire experience was interesting and unique, and I would definitely do it all over again.

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