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THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – JANG OK JUNG EDITION PART 5

10) THE SUMURU GOWN JOJ wears this dress when she enters the palace as IK’s sumuru (handmaiden helping with the wardrobe during the crown princess selection). Her hair are again arranged into a  daenggi meori hairstyle which consists of a braid adorned by a red daenggi with a flower pattern (a ribbon) and a gorgeously designated jade dwikkoji (smaller hairpin) on one side of her head that links […]

THE JOSEON FASHION SHOW – THE ROYAL WEDDING & CORONATION SPECIAL EDITION PART 2

2) THE BRIDE InKyung wears a chijeokui, a red ceremonial robe which is decorated with symbolic artwork. The red attire of the future queen represents her role of a helper to the king and a further blessing to the king. The pattern of a pair of birds on the robe signifies the harmony between yin and yang, or the […]

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 – 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 […]