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A Study on Modern Fashion Applying the Characteristics of the Traditional Architecture Types in Southeast Asia
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  • Journal title : Journal of Fashion Business
  • Volume 20, Issue 2,  2016, pp.46-58
  • Publisher : The Korean Society of Fashion Business
  • DOI : 10.12940/jfb.2016.20.2.46
 Title & Authors
A Study on Modern Fashion Applying the Characteristics of the Traditional Architecture Types in Southeast Asia
Yoon, Ji Young; Park, Hee Jeong; Kan, Ho-Sup;
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Architecture and Fashion mutually affects the shape and appearance of the other as an art of space according to the hybrid trends. Therefore, the purpose of this study is to find the correlations between the characteristics of traditional architecture types in Southeast Asia and modern fashion. Firstly, characteristics of the types obtained through the theoretical consideration of Southeast Asian architectural tradition include vertical, symmetrical, geometrical, epeated and continual structure. On the basis of these characteristics analyzed from 2013`s S/S to 2015`s F/W collection of Alexander McQueen, Gareth Pugh, Victor & Rolf, designers with strong creative and experimental minds who juxtaposed designs of two opposing points as well as hybrids since 2000, the following formativeness exists. First, the vertical structure of high floor is represented as a straight silhouette, a color contrast, vertical cut or wrinkle. Hence, it impresses verticality, rhythm, etc. Second, symmetrical structure of the gable roof is represented as a trapezoidal shape starting from the shoulder line or neck line widened into sleeves, impressing symmetry, dynamism, etc. Third, the geometry of the assembled is represented as vertical and horizontal bands or pattern pieces like puzzle, impressing geometry, three-dimensional, etc. Fourth, repeated structure of the weaving pattern is represented as repetitive patterns of woven fabric or printing techniques. Thus, it impresses repeatability, harmony, etc. And lastly, continuous group structure is represented as a connection of collars or hem-lines, as well as a crossing of fabric that impresses continuity, liquidity, etc.
Southeast Asia;architecture;structure;formativeness;modern fashion;
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