Hanbok (South Korea) or Chosŏn-ot (North Korea) is a Korean traditional clothing. Hanbok in general has a bright color, with simple lines and have no pockets. Although it literally means "Korean clothing", hanbok today refers to "dress style of the Joseon Dynasty" is usually used in formal or semi-formal in the traditional celebration or festival.
Some basic elements such as hanbok today jeogori or clothes, wedge (pants) and Chima (skirt) is believed to have been used since a long time, but in the days of Three Kerajaanlah this kind of clothing began to grow. Goguryeo tomb paintings at the site showed pictures of men and women at that time wore tight pants and shirt waist size. This structure is apparently not changed much until today.
At the end of the Three Kingdoms period, women of the nobility began to wear long skirts and shirt size measuring waist tied at the waist with pants that are not tight, and the size of the waist and wearing robes tied at the waist.
At this time, clothing made from silk from China (Tang Dynasty) was adopted by the members of the royal family and royal officials. It's called the Gwanbok, traditional clothing for the royal officials in the past.
During the Joseon Dynasty, jeogori woman slowly becomes tight and shortened. In the 16th century, jeogori somewhat bloated and length below the waist. But at the end of the 19th century, Daewon-gun introduced Magoja, Manchu-style jacket that is often used today.
Chima during the late Joseon jeogori be made long and short and tight. Heorimari Heoritti or made of linen cloth used as a corset because it is so short jeogori.
Upper classes wore hanbok from hemp cloth woven by high quality fabric or material, such as light-colored materials in the summer and raw silk in the winter. They use a variety of color and light. Ordinary people can not use good quality material for not afford it.
Both men and women keep their hair into long. By the time they married, they mengkonde hair. Men mengkonde (tie) hair until sangtu overhead, while women mengkonde to the limit in the back of the head or the upper back neck. Women of high social domiciled like kisaeng, wearing a wig accessory called Gache. Gache was banned in the palace in the 18th century. At the end of the 19th century, gache increasingly popular among the women with the form of an increasingly large and heavy. Jokduri, type gache smaller.
Plugs binyeo bun, hair pin inserted through the amplifier or accessory. Binyeo making materials vary according to the wearer's social standing. Wnita jokduri also wore on their wedding day and use the chicken to protect the body from cold weather.Source