Sunday, 9 August 2015

Traditional Women's Hanbok

Women's Hanbok
17 Apr 2015 | From Heo Soo Young of South Korea

The Hanbok is the traditional outfit of the Korean people. Koreans nowadays wear this outfit only on festive days or special anniversaries.

The women's hanbok usually consists of the jeogori, which is the basic upper garment of hanbok that covers the arms and upper part of the wearer's body, and the chima, a rectangular or tubular skirt with a high, pleated waistband that is tied above the breasts with long sashes. The ensemble is often called chima jeogori. The basic form of a Jeogori consists of gil, git, dongjeong, goreum and sleeves somae.

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