One Shot: Something Old Something New

Despite the whirling speed at which South Korea has industrialized and entered the global economy in the last few decades, the former hermit kingdom still highly values certain old traditions that have been crucial to the national identity that leaders have carefully crafted since the war.

These gracious ladies wearing hanbok on the subway while using their smartphones seem to exemplify this simultaneous affection for the old and new.

Hanbok on the subway

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