All posts tagged "Hanbok"

  • A hanbok by Kwon Miru (Photo courtesy of Yonhap/Kim Kyung-hun)
    Hanbok latest ‘it’ item for fashion-savvy

    SEOUL (Yonhap) — Into a dusky street in the bustling university district of Shinchon swept a crowd of Korean ghosts — black-clad messengers of the underworld, sobbing girls in white mourning dresses who died before marriage, and...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Ha Ji-won
    Ha Ji-won named Hanbok Day ambassador

    Top South Korean actress Ha Ji-won has been named a promotional ambassador for this year’s Hanbok Day, the Hanbok Advancement Center announced Monday. An event celebrating the day, to be held at Gyeongbok Palace Wednesday, will feature...

    • Posted October 19, 2015
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  • (Courtesy of Today Hanbok)
    Hanbok trend draws mixed responses

    By The Korea Times Seoul staff Hanbok, or traditional Korean attire, has mostly disappeared in the highly modernized city of Seoul, with the exception of weddings or national holidays such as Seollal or Lunar New Year and...

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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    Hanbok fashion show at National Assembly

    (PHOTO NEWS) — Contestants for a beauty pageant pose for a photo while taking part in a fashion show for hanbok at the National Assembly on May 20, 2015. The assembly hosted the fashion show as part...

    • Posted May 20, 2015
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    Chanel blends ‘hanbok’ with modernism at Seoul fashion show

    By Kim Jae-heun Celebrities from around the world were in attendance as fashion mogul Karl Lagerfeld presented his first Chanel Cruise collection at the Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), Monday. Lagerfeld, head designer of Chanel, said that he...

    • Posted May 5, 2015
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    Not your grandmother’s hanbok anymore

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    • Posted March 10, 2015
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  • Mok Plus CEO Mok Eun-jung and Sharon Farrell  at the 87th Academy Awards Sunday. (Yonhap)
    Hanbok at Oscars

    A Korean hanbok designer attended the Oscars hand-in-hand with actress Sharon Farrell, 75, in Korean traditional garb Sunday. The ceremony was the second year in a row for Mok Plus CEO Mok Eun-jung and Farrell to showcase...

    • Posted February 23, 2015
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