Han Hye Jin Embraces the Colors of Peru in Vogue Korea’s July Issue

Han Hye Jin Embraces the Colors of Peru in Vogue Korea's July Issue by Alexander Neumann

Han Hye Jin in “La Senorita Bello” Photographed by Alexander Neumann & Styled by Aeri Yun for Vogue Korea, July 2012

“Korean Beauty”    A young ‘kisaeng’ (singing girl) in full Korean traditional dress, ca. 1904. Korean ‘kisaeng’, or singing girls, dressed up for singing and dancing. A ‘Kisaeng’s’ social position was among the lowest in the traditional Korean class system. Their daughters also became ‘kisaeng’ and their sons became slaves. The art of entertaining of the ‘kisaeng’ is analogous to the Japanese geisha.     Willard Straight Collection, Cornell University

A young ‘kisaeng’ (singing girl) in full Korean traditional dress, ca. A Korean kisaeng is analagous to a Japanese geisha.

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