Fashion · Korea

Hanbok

Beautiful pictures! I love hanboks, they’re so elegant and beautiful ♡

My Very Own Yootopia

 

 

My mom and dad both immigrated to the U.S. in 1974 within months of each other. They got set up for a blind date in March 1980, got married May 1980, had my sister May 1981, and me August 1982 (I was a surprise baby! IUDs effective only when inserted correctly *wink*).

While American born, my family made sure we didn’t forget our Korean roots. One of my favorite things about our culture is the hanbok. I think they’re so pretty! I really wish I had more occasions to wear them. Here are some pictures I found of my family in traditional attire.

My maternal grandparents.

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My paternal grandma helping my sister and me slice some homemade yakshik (Grandma’s is the best).

 

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Me in red.

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My sister in blue.

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I think I was around 8 in the picture. I learned moo young (Korean traditional dancing)…

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