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From olden times the Korean garments that were invented in the course of labouring life and have developed as suited to the national character had clear distinctions between men and women. The colour and form of costumes varied with age groups and summer clothes were mostly white.

Koreans were simple, plain and cultured in attires and always dressed clean and tidy.
The major traditional costume of Korean women is chima and jogori.

Chima and Jogori

The traditional attire of Korean women consists of jogori (a coat) and chima (a long skirt) and toe-capped rubber shoes.
The features of chima and jogori are that the latter looks tight as it is small and short, whereas the former looks plump as it is wide and long.

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