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  • n. Plural form of hanbok.


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  • In one episode, a region is shown where everyone is garbed in Korean hanboks—traditional Korean clothing—the design of which wasn’t even altered at all.

    CASTING THE LAST AIRBENDER » Sociological Images

  • They eat with Asian utensils, The architecture in Avatar the last airbender is GREATLY influenced by Asian architecture, their outfits are clearly Asian hanboks, kimonos etc.

    First Look: M Night Shyamalan’s The Last Airbender | /Film

  • When the Chinese government was dreaming up the 2008 torch relay, it was Monday's stop in North Korea they saw in their mind's eye: Beautiful women in traditional hanboks, waving flags, smiling, singing, extolling China, North Korea and their Communist camaraderie.

    David Flumenbaum: Olympic Torch Run: Not a 'Bright and Colorful Day' in Both Koreas

  • Subsequent sartorial highlights included two ponchos - colorfully striped in Chile and brown in Peru; pastel "hanboks" in South Korea with bow-like trim that resembled female wedding wear; and silk tunics in Vietnam.

    NYT > Home Page

  • The custom continued through the years: silk tangzhuang jackets in China; long, flowing hanboks in South Korea; ponchos in Peru and sailing jackets in New Zealand.

    NYDN Rss

  • You'll find fabric used for traditional Korean dresses [hanboks], ribbons, buttons and all sorts of crafting goodness.


  • The imagery does not have to include hanboks, hanok houses, palaces, or cheesy attempts at showing culture "fusion", e.g. breakdancers spinning to drum beats laid over a kayageum.

    Scribblings of the Metropolitician

  • Most obviously, Rickets confuses kimonos with hanboks and Belgians with Bavarians, as many online DP commentators pointed out.

    The Daily Pennsylvanian

  • We chose this instead of a wrist corsage because we thought it would be more comfortable and wouldn't get in the way of their traditional hanboks.


  • "I wanted to make traditional-style hanboks which people can wear not only on special occasions but any time. : Total


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