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THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 5

10) THE SUMURU GOWN JOJ wears this dress when she enters the palace as IK’s sumuru (handmaiden helping with the wardrobe during the crown princess selection). Her hair are again arranged into a  daenggi meori hairstyle which consists of a braid adorned by a red daenggi with a flower pattern (a ribbon) and a gorgeously designated jade dwikkoji (smaller hairpin) on one side of her head that links […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 3

5) THE HOTHOUSE GOWN JOJ’s hair is yet again arranged into a daenggi meori hairstyle designated specifically for young and unmarried girls. It is adjusted into a braid adorned by a red daenggi (a ribbon) with a deep purple baetssi daenggi placed on top of her head (a variation of cheopji for unmarried women). The chima made of a radiant red colour is complemented with a deep magenta jeogori. The upper garment […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – LEE SOON EDITION PART 2 – GONRYONGPO

3) THE BLUE GONRYONGPO OF THE KING Sangbok is called the ordinary business wear of kings and court officials which composes of a headdress, overcoats, belts, boots and special embroidered symbols. The headpieces and emblems differed according to the wearer’s rank – a king together with the crown prince and his son wore ikseongwan and gonryongpo also known as yongpo or mangpo […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 2 – UPDATED

3) THE GREEN CONCUBINE GOWN This particular attire is characterized by its striking green hangui (an upper garment of royalty) decorated with prominent embroidery of magnolia flowers and bound with a contrasting black otgoreum (a cloth string) on which is hung a norigae (hanbok pendant) that iseither an opulent wine bunch or intricate flower petal.  The white kudong (ending of sleeves) decorate the sleeves and perfect match the donjeong akat the […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 1 – updated

1) THE MAGENTA CONCUBINE GOWN We had seen KTH wearing this attire during the opening sequence and the previews already, however, it wasn’t until episode 14 when we finally got the chance to watch this hanbok as a part of JOJ’s vast sukwon wardrobe as she opts for this dress to wear during the trip of […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JEWELRY & ORNAMENTS SPECIAL EDITION PART 1 – NORIGAE

During Joseon Dynasty, wearing accessories were permitted to the upper class and women in common household were allowed to wear them only during wedding ceremonies although there were exceptions to royal concubines. Confucian philosophy in Joseon Dynasty has prohibited the use of accessories such as necklaces, earrings and bracelets which were worn from earlier periods and […]