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  • Journal title : Fashion & Textile Research Journal
  • Volume 16, Issue 6,  2014, pp.860-870
  • Publisher : The Korean Society for ClothIng Industry
  • DOI : 10.5805/SFTI.2014.16.6.860
 Title & Authors
Fashion Styles and Aesthetic Values represented in Bridesmaid dresses - Focused on Movie '27 Dresses' -
Kim, Young Sam; Lee, Jin-Ah;
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 Abstract
This study considers style types and examines aesthetic values by analyzing images expressed through bridesmaid dresses in the movie '27 Dresses'. The research method used was a case study on fashion types from movie costumes. The conclusions of this study are as follows. There are three fashion style types in the movie '27 Dresses' presented by diverse dress type according the bride's dress code, dress style that reflects a country's culture and tradition of how bridesmaids wear traditional costumes particular to each country as well as a dress style that suits the overall wedding's atmosphere and theme. The aesthetic values of the movie '27 Dresses': First, it reflects a complementarity synergy between the bridesmaid and the bride at the wedding. It plays a complementary role in creating synergy through a harmonious presentation at the wedding. Secondly, it represents traditionality. Traditional costumes of different cultures were used as bridesmaid dresses. These costumes play an important role in denoting the bride's nationality and tradition. Third, it represents a sense of amusement using a wedding as concept. The bridesmaid dresses were unique in a way that elicited surprise and unexpected laughter as well as a feeling of pleasure and interest in the audience. The different styles of bridesmaid dresses in movie costumes can help expand more diverse wedding cultures in a modern society.
 Keywords
bridesmaid;wedding;movie;'27 Dresses';style types;the aesthetic values;
 Language
English
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