Hwarot is a type of Korean traditional clothing worn by royal women for ceremonial occasions during the Joseon period. Later it was worn by commoners as a wedding gown. Today, it is still worn by brides during the wedding ceremony. Hwarot. Late Joseon Dynasty, Korea. Hwarot is colorful and lavishly decorated. The cloth is woven with colorful embroidered designs and symbols for longevity, great fortune, and a happy marriage.