by the pojagi artist, Chunghie Lee, having made it in the mid-'90s.

Pojagi (Korean patchwork) used in a dress. The patches are held together by a fine overcast seam

Hanbok Couture - Christian Dior Spring 2011 Couture runway show in Musée Rodin in Paris. Created by John Galliano

Christian Dior Spring/Summer 2011 Couture

Christian Dior Spring 2011 Couture- I chose this dress because the high bustline and wide skirt of the dress was very reminiscent of the Korean Hanbok

Disney Princesses in hanboks. (For those who didn't know hanboks are these Korean styled dresses that the princesses wear in the drawing.

taijavigilia: “ This was a pageview kiriban on deviantArt for brief was to draw hanboks (Korean traditional dresses) so for me that naturally became Princesses in hanboks.

As the Scottish have kilts, Peruvians ponchos and Indians saris, Koreans have Joseon-ot, their traditional garment. Originating in the ancient Koguryo kingdom of the Three-kingdoms, the first feudal state in Korea, left behind cultural heritages of which she can boast to the world. its design and variety has been fairly steady from medieval to modern times, differing only based on the season or gender of the wearer.

The Korean traditional garmet is the Joseon-ot. Originating in the ancient Goguryo of the Three-kingdoms. Its design and variety has been fairly steady from medieval to modern times, differing only based on the season or gender of the wearer.

Modern Hanbok. Korean Vogue.

Happy Bunny Girl’ photographed by Lee Gun Ho featuring Jang Yoon Ju, Vogue Korea February 2011

Modern Hanbok. Korean Vogue.  I know it's not the Year of the Rabbit anymore but it is Easterish.

Happy Bunny Girl’ photographed by Lee Gun Ho featuring Jang Yoon Ju, Vogue February 2011

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