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THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – LEE SOON EDITION PART 6 – YUNGBOK AND CHEOLLIK

8) THE DRAGON CHEOLLIK There are basically many types of military uniforms worn by the king and his officials in Joseon Dynasty, however, the most dinstinctive of them are certainly the gugunbok (구군복) which I introduced a couple of weeks ago and the yungbok (융복) which is the attire we have seen LS wearing for sparring, hunting or shooting already many times. Actually, […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – LEE SOON EDITION PART 5

7) THE PRIVATE CHAMBER ATTIRE Admittedly, one of my favourite LS’s get-ups, if not the ultimate favourite. He often wears this attire when he’s meeting with family members and ministers in private or going out on trysts/rendezvous with JOJ. The most prominent piece is definitely the blue dragon robe which must be a design specifically created for the purposes of the drama ’cause there […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – LEE SOON EDITION PART 4 – HONGRYONGPO

6) HONGRYONGPO – THE RED DRAGON ROBE OF THE JOSEON KING The gonryongpo or yongpo is an everyday attire for the king, crown prince and his first son (the future crown prince), however, the identity of the wearer is crucial and makes for various distinctions. One of them is the colour – The gonryongpo came in various colours. For instance, the king often dons a scarlet or […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JEWELRY & ORNAMENTS SPECIAL EDITION PART 4 – SANGTUGWAN

3) SANGTUGWAN When a boy grows up he starts to pull his hair to the top and tie it into a topknot called a sangtu. Usually, it’s held together by a pin called donggot which is basically a binyeo that is together with a manggeon (headband) and gwanja (little gemstones) used by men to keep the hair from falling out of the knot. LS often wears a little […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – THE ROYAL WEDDING & CORONATION SPECIAL EDITION PART 1

1) THE GROOM LS’s attire’s a myeonbok, a ceremonial robe that the Joseon kings used to wear for official occasions such as the garye (a royal wedding), jaesa (paying homage to deceased ancestors), jongmyo (where the mortuary tablets were kept), the coronation, the daily morning audience, the royal ancestral rites and many others. There are 2 types of myeonbok – a gujangbok (nine symbol dress) for the king and a sibijangbok(twelve symbol […]