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A chima (치마), a full-length, high-waisted, wrap-around skirt is worn.
Boat-shaped shoes made of silk, are worn with white cotton socks.
The Ch’aedan is a set of red and blue cloths which is used to make clothes.
The red and blue is a representation of the Yin/Yang philosophy.
In ancient times, weddings (Honrye) were held in the bride's yard or house.
The groom traveled by horse to the bride's house and after the wedding ceremony took his wife in a palanquin (sedan chair) to his parents' house to live.
Once the date is set the groom then sends a box to the bride which is known as a Ham. This is given to the bride in dedication to wed only one husband.
This is not only the union between two individuals but two families.
Additionally, a marriage was a way, particularly among elite families, as a way of developing and/or maintaining a social status.
For these reasons, a significant amount of time was spent in preparation before finally performing the actual wedding ritual.
In traditional Korean culture, like many traditional cultures, marriage between a man and a woman were decided by the bride and grooms elders.
As in Confucian values family and the customs of a family is placed above all.
The jacket has loose sleeves, the trousers are roomy and tied with straps at the ankles. In larger cities, luxury hotels will have 'wedding halls' or ballrooms used specifically for wedding ceremonies.