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THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 13 – THE SUKWON WARDROBE

24)THE BUTTERFLY DANGUI GOWN JOJ has the love and grace of the king Sukjong therefore her status is elevated again short after her promotion to a high ranked court lady and she becomes a concubine with the title Jang Sukwon. Sukwon (숙원, 淑媛) known as the Royal Noble Consort rank 4 was the lowest level among the concubine ranks, however, they enjoyed […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 12 – THE SANG GOONG WARDROBE

22) THE BLUE SANG GOONG GOWN When a gungnyeo (a court maid) had received the king’s favour (he slept with her) she was promoted to a high ranking court official known as the “favoured sang goong”. As such she was entitled to a residence and a sang goong (상궁, high rank of a court lady) of her own, however, this title didn’t make her a part of the […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 11

20) THE PINK DANGUI REUNION GOWN When JOJ secretly enters the palace to reunite with LS she has to hide her identity because the Queen Dowager and In Hyun’s father would have done anything in their power to prevent the lovers in meeting again. Therefore she dons a fetching violet jangot (an overcoat worn by women to cover their face in front […]

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 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 – 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 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 – 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 […]