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Hanbok Posted by on Sep 15, 2011

Hanbok (한복) is the name for a type of traditional Korean clothing. In particular the hanbok for ladies has changed over the decades. Take for example the jeogori (저고리), which is the upper garment of the woman’s hanbok that covers the entire length of the arms and the upper body. In the early part of…

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Hanbok (한복) Posted by on Nov 24, 2008

For special occasions and other formal events it’s not unusual to see Korean people wear a hanbok (한복).  For women, a hanbok (한복) consists of a fluffy skirt called a chima (치마) and a jogori (저거리), which is a short jacket with long sleeves.  The collar of the jogori (저거리) is v-necked and lined with…

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