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uniforms in before and after the Westernizing reforms of 1894-96.

People unfamiliar with Korean culture probably don't realize that the most scandalous part is the short hair of the men on the right. There was so much resistance to the order for men to cut their hair, like there were people insisting they'd rather cut off their heads than their parent-given hair (...although I'd think their heads were also given by their parents?), and people were getting forcible haircuts at the sides of the road. So for men in the King's own military to be rocking short hair and clean-shaved faces, not to mention going around in form-showing tunics and pants in public as though they were lowborn laborers or lounging at home.. that was really something.

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