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A Study on Aesthetic Characteristics and Styling of Korean Modern Girl Fashion
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  • Journal title : Fashion business
  • Volume 19, Issue 5,  2015, pp.110-127
  • Publisher : The Korean Society of Fashion Business
  • DOI : 10.12940/jfb.2015.19.5.110
 Title & Authors
A Study on Aesthetic Characteristics and Styling of Korean Modern Girl Fashion
Yang, Junghee; Park, Hyewon;
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 Abstract
This study probed into the fashion styling of modern girls who led fashion and revealed power of woman as the center of modernization in Korea. Methods included the theoretical study based on fashion related newspaper articles at the time, specialized publications, advance researches, and internet data and the empirical study that involved contents analysis centering on visual data, expert evaluation, and styling development and presentation. The image of Korean modern girl analysis found in the order of modern image, elegant image, classic image, mannish image, romantic image. The aesthetic characteristics could be classified into sensual classicism, modern elegance, feminist epicenism, and romantic simplicity. The theme was 'Retro Modern' and a total of 4 styles were applied. 'Progressive Tradition' expressed the aesthetic characteristics of sensual classicism and it gave a modern reinterpretation of the seamless one-piece skirt which is the modified Korean clothes of Korean modern girls. 'Luxe Beauty' expressed the aesthetic characteristics of modern elegance, and it developed the long and slim style which was popular in the 1930's in a trendy way. 'Dressy Avant-garde' expressed the aesthetic characteristics of feminist epicenism, and it suggested the mannish style Western clothes that Korean modern girls wore by following recent fashion trend. 'Minimal Couture' expressed the aesthetic characteristics of romantic simplicity and it presented the garçonne look which was popular in the 1920's by following recent trend.
 Keywords
modern girl;fashion styling;aesthetics characteristics;fashion image;styling planning;
 Language
Korean
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