Posts Tagged ‘Gomusin

Wednesday November 18, 2009 09:59

Gomusin 고무신 – Rubber Shoes

Do you know what kind of shoes Koreans wear when they wear hanboks? In the old days they wore shoes made of leather or straw, but ones made of rubber quickly became popular because they are waterproof and practical. The first king to wear rubber shoes was Joseon’s King Sunjong.