Dazzling diplomacy: Seattle Hanbok fashion show celebrates 140 years of Korea-US relations
The “Runway to Partnership” Hanbok performance and fashion show took place on Oct. 29 at the University of Washington to commemorate 140 ye...
Vogue Korea erases all traces of controversial Blue House photoshoot
South Korean model Han Hye-jin and Vogue Korea have faced backlash for holding a provocative photoshoot at the country’s former Blue House....
Traditional dress of hanbok claimed as ‘Intangible Cultural Heritage’ of Korea
South Korea’s traditional dress culture — hanbok saenghwal — was designated a “National Intangible Cultural Heritage,” speaking to the clot...
Former Bond girl Jane Seymour dons traditional hanbok for son’s wedding in South Korea
British American actor Jane Seymour wore a hanbok to her son Kris’ wedding in Seoul, South Korea, in respect to her new daughter-in-law Mis...
Statue of comfort girl in hanbok scheduled to reappear in Tokyo despite previous backlash
The “After ‘freedom of expression?’” exhibition, which seeks to address Japan’s history of censorship, will restage the same comfort woman ...
Koreans take issue with scene from Pixar’s ‘Turning Red’ that allegedly depicts hanbok as Chinese hanfu
Pixar’s upcoming film “Turning Red” has caused a stir amongst Koreans who are criticizing the movie’s alleged portrayal of hanboks as tradi...
Hanbok or hanfu? Controversy swirls around Vogue feature as Korean professor and Chinese YouTuber weigh in
The controversy surrounding the hanbok featured at the opening ceremony of the Beijing Winter Olympics is only the tip of the iceberg when ...
Korean netizens claim China appropriated South Korean traditions in Beijing Olympics opening ceremony
Many South Korean netizens are expressing their disapproval over China’s alleged appropriation of South Korean traditions during the Olympi...
Foreign Student in Korea Faces Extreme Backlash for Wearing Traditional Hanbok
An international student residing in South Korea just drew flak after posting a picture of herself wearing a traditional Korean dress.