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Development of Modern Dolbok Design Based on Traditional Hanbok Style
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  • Journal title : Fashion & Textile Research Journal
  • Volume 17, Issue 5,  2015, pp.793-799
  • Publisher : The Korean Society for ClothIng Industry
  • DOI : 10.5805/SFTI.2015.17.5.793
 Title & Authors
Development of Modern Dolbok Design Based on Traditional Hanbok Style
Lee, Ji Won; Song, Jung A;
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 Abstract
Hanboks have evolved throughout time; for example, the curved Barae has changed into a more modern and sophisticated straight one. The development of staining techniques has increased color selections with more luxurious designs. I suggested a design of Dolbok that considers functionality, practicality and economic feasibility through a comparison of past and present designs. I suggested a fusion Hanbok based on a traditional Dolbok for baby boys and girls. An abundance of cheap resources has decreased the tradition of hand down clothes; therefore, I created functional and economic methods to adjust a Hanbok for kids to wear a long time. First, I made it possible to adjust the length of a skirt by a slip stitch (or catch) stitch with a Seurandan (ornate lower band) and placed the button on shoulder part of the skirt for baby girls. The width of skirt is designed for a 4 year old instead of 1 year old to adjust the size and compensate for growing kids; however, the clothes still look stylish despite the overlapped area. Second, I made a baby boy`s vest with a belt that follows traditional methods that were comfortable for width variation. Third, I made Geodeulji (sleeve-ends trimmed with wide bias) that enabled long or short sleeves. Geodeulji made with a variety of fabric colors will enhance the decorative effect. Fourth, I made the width of clothes adjustable by putting Korum (tie) ON Jeogori for baby boys and girls. There are many studies on Hanboks but few reports on modern Dolbok. I believe that designers should further study fusion Hanboks within framework of traditional Hanbok designs to increase comfort and appeal.
 Keywords
traditional;functionality;practicality;economic feasibility;Dolbok;Hanbok;
 Language
Korean
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