Monday, November 12, 2012

Common no More

During the Joseon Dynasty, this scene in the palaces likely would have been rather common - women and men wearing colorful hanbok outfits. Literally meaning "Korean Clothing," the hanbok, with its simple lines, underwent many changes throughout the years - some due to practicality reasons and others influenced by fashion from neighboring countries. Today, however, its use is reserved for only special occasions and TV drama. 

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