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  • n. The traditional Korean dress, often characterized by vibrant colours and simple lines without pockets.


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  • A fashion show featuring the traditional Korean costume called hanbok was held in Moscow to celebrate the 20th anniversary of diplomatic ties with Korea. : Total

  • When he was little, she dressed him in a traditional garment called a hanbok for new year's.

    The Seattle Times

  • Women wearing traditional hanbok walk quickly to their various activities and performances, their voluminous skirts rustling.


  • Falling in love with Korea's culture and traditions: the graciousness and generosity with which guests are welcomed; the brilliantly-colored designs on the underside of palace or Buddhist temple roofs; the charming and cunning cast of animals animating folk stories and folk art - dragons, rabbits, tigers, goblins, magpies; the bold colors and graceful sweep of the traditional hanbok, with its long skirt and half-moon-sleeved top; the love of children and reverence for elders.

    Author/Illustrator Interview: Anne Sibley O'Brien

  • Hansong is represented by a hanbok the Korean national dress.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Oh, Melissa, and youre quite right about the hanbok!

    An early Duro (paleo-Duro?) - A Dress A Day

  • Female pop quartet Jewelry pose in hanbok, traditional Korean dress, to wish the public a happy Lunar New Year.

    Archive 2008-02-03

  • And it is better still if we have some knowledge about hanbok, like the meaning of its colors.

    Archive 2008-09-07

  • Told that this was the same style as the hanbok actress Lee Young-ae wore at the Venice Film Festival, Lim smiled.

    CI: Martial Arts Gold Medalists Look Forward to Chuseok

  • Top Korean costume designer Lee Young-hee, who made hanbok for the heads of state attending the G7 Conference in Busan in 2006, presented the outfits to the two.

    Archive 2008-09-07


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