Korean clothing, Hanbok

As the traditional clothing of Korea, the hanbok has changed in form to suit the everyday life and culture of the time. Today's hanboks are reminiscent of the style of the Joseon Dynasty, but their style continues to change with the changing society.

The elegant shape and brightly beautiful colors of hanboks also have a major impact on the modern fashion industry. So there are more and more fashion designers who create a kind of modern version of the Hanbok.

Characteristics of Hanbok

Hanboks are straight in shape, but when they move, the curves come out beautifully. Narrow at the top and widening at the bottom, they make the straps look graceful and elegant. The fibers are dyed with natural dyes. Men's hanboks are usually made up of clothing items such as pants, jeogori (jacket) and joggi (vest) together, while hanboks for women out jeogori (jacket), sokjeoksam (undershirt), geochima (Skirt), sokbaji (pantalons) etc. exist.

Hanboks today

In modern times, Koreans wear hanboks primarily as formal wear on holidays and other important occasions. For example, children wear hanboks for their first birthdays, adults for weddings, funerals, and other important family events. Although hanboks are mostly only worn on special occasions, interest in the traditional costume is still very high. In addition to more and more people wearing hanboks of various styles in everyday life, there are also many people who use hanbok rentals to experience the traditional clothing of Korea.