This is in part how western brides came to wear white as well and in turn how a particular kind of white western wedding dress began to colonize the weddings of the whole world. The traditional korean wedding is held at the bride s family home.
Other wedding halls are independent facilities that can accommodate several different weddings at once.
White traditional korean wedding dress. We abide by the highest standards in the wedding dress industry. The bride and groom will wear special wedding hanbok and will bow to their. After the wedding is a short korean ceremony called pyebaek which is for family members only.
A gourd of wine. Vows are taken in a ceremony called kunbere. The main requirement for attending a korean wedding is that you bring a white envelope that contains money to present to the bride and groom.
Today many couples will initially have a more westernized ceremony with tuxedo attire and white wedding gown then proceed with a smaller scale traditional korean wedding after the main ceremony. Traditional korean weddings and wedding dress fell out of favor during korea s rapid industrial growth and emergence onto the world marketplace in the 1970s and 1980s. It is traditional to give the chosen amount of money in one clean crisp bill inside the white envelope.
The amount of money given depends on the relationship between the guest and the couple. We would love to be a part of your special day. From a beautifully curated wedding dress selection to modern and uniquely designed korean traditional modern hanboks we offer everything you need to plan your magical day.
Korean traditional outfits are collectively called hanbok which included everything from tops undergarments overcoats headgear shoes and even hairpins. A hanbok in south korean or chosŏn ot in north korean is a traditional korean dress for semi formal or formal attire during traditional occasions such as festivals celebrations and ceremonies it is characterized by vibrant colors and simple lines without pockets. Many ceremonies today feature both traditional and modern forms of dress.
We have hanbok rentals korean tea ceremony pyebaek events and hanbok fittings. Beyond the exceptional quality of each dress our consideration and care is expressed in a profound.
Although the term literally means korean clothing today hanbok usually refers specifically to clothing worn during the. A few days after the ceremony the couple visit the groom s family for another wedding ceremony the p ye baek. In their place was a modern new style wedding with korean vernacular language and western style dress.
Korea s traditional folk costumes and outfits leaves the visitors in awe with a brilliant display of color art and style korean traditional portfolio has left many wide eyed. Traditional korean brides were also expected to embody a common theme in bridal fashion throughout the world which is the emulation of royalty. Bride and groom bow to each other and seal their vow by sipping a special wine poured into a gourd grown by the bride s mother.