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THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JEWELRY & ORNAMENTS SPECIAL EDITION PART 10 – JANGDO

9) JANGDO A jangdo (an encased ornamental knife) is a short knife to carry easily, and was used as a weapon for protection or a dressing accessory or a daily necessity. The craftsman who has the skill to make it is called a jangdojang. The present term jangdo seems to have come into use in the Goryeo period and it’s assumed that the wearing of […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 10

18) THE FIRST NIGHT GOWN KTH wore this stunning hanbok on the pre-premiere press conference albeit with different accessories. Little did we know, that when JOJ would put it on it will be for the first night she would share with LS! The hot pink jeogori (upper garment) is yet again embroidered with lotus flowers on the front and the right sleeve. A […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 9

16) THE FIELD RENDEZVOUS GOWN We got a little glimpse of the hanbok during CS’s flashback which included his meeting with JOJ that took place in the fields. Obviously he planned to propose only to lose his chance to be with her forever. Well, that’s the fate of the second lead. Altogether, the dress is yet again another splendid […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JEWELRY & ORNAMENTS SPECIAL EDITION PART 7 – BAETSSI DAENGGI

6) BAETSSI DAENGGI Daenggi meori (댕기 머리) belongs among the most commonly used haistyle in korean sageuk as it could be worn only by unmarried women.  Notable thing is that in traditional Korea, unmarried man also wore daengggi meori, only with a different colored daenggi. This was because Confucianism requires that you cannot cut your hair, as it is a part […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JEWELRY & ORNAMENTS SPECIAL EDITION PART 6 – CHEOPJI

5) CHEOPJI Cheopji was an ornament placed on the top of knotted hair, which was arranged into a jjeokjin meori style,  and used to be worn when women dressed in ceremonial dresses (dangui).  It’s the counterpart of baetssi daenggi, another hair ornament designed for the top of the head which was used to be worn by unmarried women, however, unlike […]

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 […]