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Costume Designer Jo Sang-gyeong poses at hanbok couture house in Cheong-dam-dong in southern Seoul, where she has been designing movie costumes. She works there designing movie costumes for movies. Jo, 39, who has worked on more than 40 local films, developed an interest in hanbok during “The Concubine”. Jo says, “Hanbok requires distinct camera angles according to how they are worn”. By Choi Jeong-dong There are many reasons for the success of “The Concubine”, which topped 2.5 million in ticket sales in June. But particularly eye-catching for the audience are the unique and elegant classical costumes that are the work of 39-year-old designer Jo Sang-gyeong, a gifted Costume Designer with a flare.