IN PHOTOS: Here’s your first look at the BTS pop-up store in Manila

Get ready to shop to your heart’s content

After months of anticipation, BTS fans and Korean music lovers can now visit the BTS Pop-Up: Map of the Soul showcase at SM Megamall in Mandaluyong as it opens its doors tomorrow, May 29, 2021.

Sticky notes (Jane Kingsu Cheng)
Interiors of the BTS pop-up store (Jane Kingsu Cheng)
File block (Jane Kingsu Cheng)

The 190-square meter space showcases over 400 products including apparel, household items, album releases, photo books, and stationeries, to name a few. With its photo zones, this will surely be a fan favorite aside from enjoying songs from the band’s recent studio albums echoing throughout the area. Also, the pop-up is scheduled to release new products and merchandise every two weeks, making the whole “Map of the Soul” experience something to watch out for this summer season.

'Map of the Soul' experience at SM Megamall (Jane Kingsu Cheng)
Another photo zone (Jane Kingsu Cheng)
Photo zone (Jane Kingsu Cheng)
BTS pop-up interiors (Jane Kingsu Cheng)
BTS showcase in Manila at SM Megamall (Jane Kingsu Cheng)

BTS Pop-Up: Map of the Soul is a showcase that started in Seoul, South Korea. It has moved to Singapore, Thailand, and now the Philippines. In the coming months, it will launch in Malaysia and Taiwan. Running for a limited time, the showcase is available only in one location, SM Megamall. So better register in advance to book your schedule as only 30 e-tickets will be issued per time slot in a day, ensuring patrons a safe and orderly experience.

To register, head over to MorningKall:

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Photos by Jane Kingsu Cheng