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27) THE VIOLET SUKWON GOWN This dress is the last one JOJ wears as Jang Sukwon during her meeting with LS when he announces her promotion to Jang Hee Bin giving her the name Bin aka radiant. Her gorgeous dangui made of an expensive violet fabric is decorated with intricate embroideries of lotus and water lily which represents JOJ perseverance. The […]
26) THE LILAC DREAM GOWN “I attempt to make clothes that men would fall in love with.” I love this get-up so much that I created an extra post for this little gem alone which it so richly deserves in my opinion. I think that the Lilac Dream Gown is an appropriate name for this sublime dress […]
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 […]
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?
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 […]