Korean hanbok: How and when to wear the traditional Korean dress / 전통 한복 체험기

by The Korea Times


These days, it is easy to spot foreigners walking around the streets wearing the Korean traditional dress Hanbok and snapping photos. To meet the rising demand, the number of hanbok rental shops has significantly increased here in Seoul but not many of them have real, authentic hanbok — what you see people renting out these days is a modified version of the Korean traditional dress. So our Korea Times reporters visited a special place where you can not only travel back in time for a couple of hours, strolling around palaces and old homes wearing Hanbok, but also learn how to wear Hanbok properly and practice Hanbok etiquette.

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Costume, Fashion history, hanbok, Korea