Hoping to honor your Korean heritage in a more modern fashion?
Korean hanbok wedding dresses have been the traditional wedding fashion choice for centuries, and much like all realms of fashion, hanbok designs & styles are ever-evolving. While tradition calls for the bride, groom & family members to wear certain colors (typically, the bride in red & groom in blue) modern couples may opt for colors & styles that are a bit more nontraditional. That’s where we come in…
Inspired by one of our favorite editorials from last year, we searched the depths of Etsy & alike to find more modern styles of the traditional Korean Hanbok wedding dress. While some are far more modern than others they all evoke classic nods to Korean wedding culture. Choose from casual designs, shorter hemlines & even a couple of shoulder-baring halternecks. Some couture pieces are nearly as traditional can be, but their choice of modern fabrics, prints & unconventional color make them one-of-a-kind.
“Coming from an Asian background, I noticed that tea ceremonies and traditions were always designed to make the parents happy but not the couples. So I wanted to create a modern twist to a Korean wedding and tea ceremony but keeping the essence of the culture and history.”
We love the idea of styling up your more understated Korean bridal look with all the traditional accessories. Or perhaps go the other way around, picking a more traditional hanbok from our list and going ultra-modern with jewelry & styling.
15 Gorgeous & Modern Korean Hanbok Wedding Dresses
Swan Lace Hanbok by Grang Han A via Etsy
Pink & Violet Hanbok by Bella Hanbok via Etsy
Casual Lace Hanbok by Lunar Jogak via Etsy
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