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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 […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 6

12) THE RUNAWAY GOWN If you decide to runaway do it in style because it’d probably be a once-in-a-life-time experience – I guess that is what JOJ was thinking when she chose a pink jeogori with mangnolia embroidery for her fugitive venture. A matching otgoreum and stark dongjeong are neccesity with a black chima to complement the whole attire. […]

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 – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 4

7) THE FIREFLY GOWN JOJ’s daenggi meori hairstyle consists of a braid adorned by a black daenggi with a golden pattern (a ribbon) and a gorgeously designated dwikkoji (smaller hairpin) on one side of her head that links together various shapes of flowers, leaves and a butterfly. The chima made of an intense magenta colour and adorned by an elegant norigae (pendant) contrasts with the atypical black jeogori. The upper garment consists of […]

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 – LEE SOON EDITION PART 1

1) THE SILVER CHRYSANTHEMUM HANBOK For his incognito trips outside the palace walls LS choses a less formal attire typical for young Joseon aristocrats. The part we can’t really see is a jeogori (a jacket)with two fronts that are bound together with a strap but unlike the ones worn by women, men’s jeogori is longer reaching the waist. The legs are coverd […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JEWELRY & ORNAMENTS SPECIAL EDITION PART 3 – DWIKKOJI AND BICHIGAE

2) DWIKKOJI & BICHIGAE PART 2 Yes, that’s the one LS is pulling out from her hair during the bed scene Let’s not forget about Lady Min And LS’s beloved sister, Princess Myung An Jang Ok Jung And others For more JOJ accessories you can visit my tumblr: http://dreamingsnowflake2013.tumblr.com/tagged/dwikkoji Source: www.minwhee.co.kr

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JEWELRY & ORNAMENTS SPECIAL EDITION PART 2 – DWIKKOJI AND BICHIGAE

HAIR ORNAMENTS Hair ornaments, when adorning oneself, were considered very important to women in Korea. In Joseon period, hair ornaments flourished into distinguished characteristics and developed into various forms of ornaments. Hair ornaments were worn to show women’s exquisite and modest beauty. Its various forms include hairpin, ornamental hairpin, hair-parting implement, hair ribbon, crown like headpiece, […]