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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 – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 8

15) THE GUNGNYEO GOWN The moment JOJ officially enters the palace she dons the prescribed uniform of a sewing room gungnyeo (lady-in-waiting) which consists of a salmon jeogori adorned by a black otgoreum, git and kudongs (sleeves cuffs) and topped with a dongjeong. The upper garment complemets the turquoise chima which is ornated by a decorative embroidered daenggi. When put on the washing duty, JOJ wears a white overal apron over the dress […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 7

14) THE ROYAL AUDIENCE GOWN Considering the importance of the outcome JOJ carefully chooses her apparel for the audience with the Great Queen Dowager. Since she will be visiting an important member of the royal family she opts for a simple but elegant lavender dangui, a jacket worn over the jeogori which the people who didn’t belong to the royal family used during […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – THE JOSEON LINGERIE & UNDERWEAR SPECIAL EDITION PART 2 – POLL

CHOOSE YOUR FAVOURITE JOSEON UNDERWEAR! WHAT’S YOUR TASTE? SILK, RAMIE, SATIN OR COTTON? DO YOU PREFER THE DECADENCY OF A SEE-THROUGH SOKJEOKSAM OR THE MODESTY OF A SOLID COTTON SOKJEGORI?

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – THE JOSEON LINGERIE & UNDERWEAR SPECIAL EDITION PART 1

 Every aspect of the life in Joseon used to be governed by the ideals of the Confucianism and that applied also to the designs of underclothes. The undergarments worn during that time and today with hanbok belong therefore without a doubt among the most sophisticated underwear in the world. The general term used for undergarments regardless […]

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 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 – LEE SOON EDITION PART 3 – GUGUNBOK

5) THE BLUE MILITARY UNIFORM – THE GUGUNBOK We saw LS wearing this getup during his trips outside of the palace, one of them being his visit to the infamous MH’s coup d’état birthday party.  The whole attire such as it’s shown is called a gugunbok and originally used to be the inner garment of a suit of armor worn by a monarch and […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JEWELRY & ORNAMENTS SPECIAL EDITION PART 5 – BINYEO

4) BINYEO Binyeo was used to fix hair and coronets on the head but it was also used as a decorative ornament. It came in many different materials such as gold, silver, nickel, brass, pearl, jade, amber, coral, wood, bamboo, or animal bone. A commoner’s binyeo was made of wood or animal bones. Only the upper class and the royals were […]