The hanbok (or traditional Korean dress) is characterized by simple lines and vibrant colors, and is worn with an air of elegance and delicate beauty. It’s not always easy to pull off, but for some Korean actresses, they wear it like their second skin. Take a look below at some of the Korean actresses who are especially gorgeous in hanboks.
The singer-turned-actress wore hanboks in her film “The Sound of a Flower” (also known as “Dorihwaga”).
It’s not easy pulling off those heavy hair pieces. However, Ha Ji Won looks flawless. She has appeared in other historical pieces like “Damo” and “Empress Ki.”
The youthful beauty looks cute and regal at the same time. You can also see her wear traditional Chinese clothing in the Chinese drama “Unruly Qiao.”
You can see Park Shin Hye wear hanboks in various dramas and movies including “Goong S” and “The Royal Tailor.”
Han Ga In was elegant in “The Moon Embracing the Sun.” Some of her co-stars are on this list as well!
The actress effortlessly pulls off the often unforgiving middle part. She has acted in several historial projects including “Painter in the Wind,” “Jung Yi, the Goddess of Fire,” and more recently “Sado.”
Jang Yoon Joo
The model-turned-actress looks radiant in her modern hanbok.
Moon Chae Won has been noticed for being a hanbok beauty in “The Princess’ Man,” “The War of Arrows,” and “Painter in the Wind.”
Song Hye Kyo turned heads in her film “Hwang Jin Yi.”
The actress was so endearing in “Arang and the Magistrate.”
Soo Ae elegantly portrayed Empress Myeongseong in the movie “The Sword With No Name.”
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*Article updated September 15, 2016.