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Journal of the Korean Society of Costume
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Volume 61, Issue 10 - Dec 2011
Volume 61, Issue 9 - Nov 2011
Volume 61, Issue 8 - Sep 2011
Volume 61, Issue 7 - Aug 2011
Volume 61, Issue 6 - Jul 2011
Volume 61, Issue 5 - Jun 2011
Volume 61, Issue 4 - May 2011
Volume 61, Issue 3 - Mar 2011
Volume 61, Issue 2 - Feb 2011
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A Study of the Mimesis in Internet Online Video Game Apparel Design
Yang, Su-Mi ; Kwon, Mi-Jeong ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Costume, volume 61, issue 8, 2011, Pages 1~17
Ever since Homeros in Greece, Mimesis was thought to be an art that imitates nature, especially the classicism of nature. Mimetic theories were used in the artworks in the era of the Renaissance, and the terminology 'mimesis' replaced the idea of originality in the 15th century. The purpose of this study is to understand the aesthetics of mimesis expressed in Online video game apparel design. For this purpose, I researched different theories of 'mimesis' and applied them to Online video game apparel designs. The research was conducted using various books on aesthetics and fashion, and demonstrative studies were processed by analyzing photos from Internet video game websites. In the history of aesthetics, the term mimesis is divided into three categories: external, internal and multiple mimesis. External mimesis represented the historical point of view in the design, which showed the beauty of the ancient times. Internal mimesis displayed the metaphorical symbols of religion, character, psychology, sexuality and fear. Multiple mimesis was the hybrid and the distortion of the different aspects of mimesis. Applying this research on mimesis and expressing them in Online video game design may be an excellent method for understanding human aesthetics in video game apparels.
A Study on Gianni Versace's Idea Source for Fashion Design
Oh, Yun-Jeong ; Kim, Ji-Young ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Costume, volume 61, issue 8, 2011, Pages 18~31
Gianni Versace was a designer who established his unique fashion world by thinking creatively and using rich design sources. The purpose of this study is to present designers a methodology for creative and characteristic design development by searching Gianni Versace's idea source for fashion design. As a method of the study, visual and textual data were investigated for Versace's fashion and design source especially focusing on those elements that inspired him. Versace was born in the southern area of Italy in 1946. Ever since his childhood, he had a lot of experience with clothes because his mother was a dressmaker. His first collection was made in 1978, and Versace became one of the most famous fashion designers in the world within 20 years. He used a wide range of design sources such as history, culture, and art and created his design world with it. He focused on four important epochs. They were classicism, Byzantium, the eighteenth century centering on Baroque, and the 1920s and 1930s centering on Madeleine Vionnet and Madame Gres. Among cultural elements, costume design for ballet and opera and rock 'n' roll music inspired him greatly. Also, Pop art and various paintings such as Chagall's and Delaunay's had a huge effect on Versace. With these elements, he created a bold and unique coordination of style by mixing & matching history, genre, material, and style into his design. Thus he completed an extraordinary and original fashion style by emphasizing on decorative and glamorous points and changing a way of thinking.
Study on the Pattern Design where Hangeul Calligraphy is Utilized
Kim, Mi-Hyun ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Costume, volume 61, issue 8, 2011, Pages 32~44
This study will explore the application of the Korean alphabet 'Hangul' and its calligraphy on fashion design. Hangul is well known for its great formative characteristics. Its calligraphy has unique features that express the implicative meaning of the Korean language while simultaneously displays beautiful shapes that draw the viewer's eye. When Hangul calligraphy is applied on the pattern design, it can be an excellent opportunity to demonstrate the visual beauty of Hangul. The purpose of this study is to develop the pattern designs that utilize the Hangul calligraphy and apply them in various fields of fashion. The detailed concepts of this study are as follows. First, the theoretical concepts and characteristics of both Hangul calligraphy and pattern design will be understood. Second, the aesthetic characteristics of calligraphy will be drawn by case analysis on the artworks of famous calligraphers such as Kim Jong-geon, Kang Byeong-in, Lee Sang-hyeon, Lee Gyu-bok and other representative calligraphers who design the beauty of Korean calligraphy by handwriting and brush-writing. The obtained results will be used to explore the desirable direction of fashion design. Third, eight pattern motif fashion works that utilize Hangul calligraphy in accordance with the arrangement of different characteristics of fashion design will be presented.
Hybridization of Ethnic-Cultural Elements Shown in Domestic Fashion Magazines
Kim, Sun-Young ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Costume, volume 61, issue 8, 2011, Pages 45~56
This study is about the features of hybridization of ethnic-cultural elements in Korean fashion magazines. Its purpose was to embody more creative and newer images in fashion by promoting better mutual understanding of foreign cultures and addressing the issues of fashion design from multicultural perspectives. In doing so, the present study conducted a literature review and analyzed a total of 130 photographic images with any hybrid ethic element from two Korean fashion magazines, Vogue Korea and Harper's Bazaar Korea, issued between 2005 and 2009. The analysis revealed that there were 66 images(50.8%) with a mixture of two different cultures and 64 images(49.2%) with a mixture of three or more different cultures. As seen from the results, the two categories had a similar number of cases. In regional terms, the use of two different cultural elements included a mixture of Asian and Western cultures in 32 images(24.6%), a mixture of Western and African, Middle Eastern or Latin American cultures in 23(17.7%), and a mixture of Western and Russian or European folk cultures in 11(8.5%). In the use of three or more different cultural/national elements, the present study found a mixture of Asian, African, Middle Eastern, Latin American and Western costume items in 20 photo images(15.4%), a mixture of African, Middle Eastern and Latin American elements plus Western costume items in 19 images( 14.6%), a mixture of all regional cultures in 13 photos(10%), and a mixture of Asian ethic cultures plus Western costume items in 12 cases(9.2%). The results of this analysis indicated that the hybridization of ethnic-culture elements in Korean fashion magazines consisted of diverse clothing and accessories from various ethnic groups. The expression of these multi-cultural hybrid images that consists background images and models from different cultures well-portrayed the multi-cultural elements based on total coordination and broke the stereotypical aspects of styling.
A Study on Development of Wearable Technology Based Biker Suits Part.1
Lee, Hyun-Seung ; Lee, Jae-Jung ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Costume, volume 61, issue 8, 2011, Pages 57~72
The purpose of this research is to develop a safe and convenient wearable technology wear for bikers. For this, we studied the current usage of two-wheeled vehicles and have also researched the rate of accidents and its causes. We then used them along with previous studies in terms of visual perception as factors to decide the crucial elements of the riders' apparel. Case studies and the break down for the established prototypes for bikers were practiced as well. Based on this process, a survey was conducted to find out the needs of the bikers in the areas of both apparel and technology and then proceeded to produce the appropriate design and device modules. In the apparel sector, the result of the survey indicated that it was considerable that any digital devices were not shown to sustain a natural visible look. It also was essential that the materials were durable and made for safety and easy movement. In the digital function sector, it was significant that a motion input interface which will be embedded into the wear was needed to avoid any dangerous situations. This would ensure the safety of not only the rider but the surrounding riders as well. Lastly, protecting the rider's skin from any harmful elements was regarded necessary as well. Based on these requirements, a new prototype was created and will be tested if the requirements stated above are all met and will be evaluated according to the effectiveness of its functions.
The Structural and Figurative Features of the Upholstery Style in Fashion and Furniture
Lee, Hye-Won ; Kim, Min-Ja ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Costume, volume 61, issue 8, 2011, Pages 73~84
Upholstery style is the form which bulges a shape by putting fillings in the support and covering them with patterned textile or pile fabric. Modern upholstery style was combined with the various socio-cultural products and artistic styles and expressed in interior furniture and costumes of historical time periods. The style first originated when people built houses for settlement and made furniture to decorate its interior. The characteristics of upholstery style came to be prominent in the Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo times with the development of science and textile industry. The interior furniture represented the ages of the Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo and were made with similar images of the architectural style from those different time periods. Textiles, tapestry, velvet, corduroy, damask, brocade, and the most frequently used velvet are elements that make up the structural and figurative features of the architectural style. The upholstery style of furniture also shows the forms of clothing that represents each of the different periods. This style still continues to be used today. In modern day fashion, the figurative characteristics of the upholstery style that derives from interior furniture and clothing from the different time periods are bulkiness, asymmetry and exoticism. Such figurative characteristics have evolved through the combination of diverse genres but it still maintains similar designs and forms.
A Study on the Geometrical Figure in Contemporary Fashion - In the Case of Round(
) and Triangle(
Kwen, Jin ; Kang, Sook-Nyeo ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Costume, volume 61, issue 8, 2011, Pages 85~99
Geometrical figures have been used as artwork motifs from the ancient times to the present day. The area of fashion, being a part of modern art, is also largely influenced by geometry and geometrical shapes are being used as a motif for fashion design now more than ever before. However, studies about geometry in the fashion field are not yet done enough and further research is necessary. This research will therefore investigate the usages of round, square and triangular design in contemporary fashion. The main scope of this research is to look at the type of expression and analyze the intrinsic meanings of these shapes in modern fashion. This research will look profoundly into the general characteristics of these geometrical figures and analyze the effects and uniqueness found in the world collection introduced since 2007. As a result from this study, it was found that round and square objects were perceived in such a straightforward and positive way and these designs, when worn, really completed the final look. On the other hand, the triangular design was used mainly for spatial expansion and was interpreted in a more metaphorical, indirect and abstract way. The intrinsic meaning of round, square and triangle figures in contemporary fashion consists of the informal features that really steps out of the formative clothing structure. The topological changes that is formed from the interactive functions and the wholism that creates a new system through integration of the human body and clothing contains the intrinsic meaning of these geometrical figures. Based on the research results, the method of expression and the characteristics of modern day fashion's geometrical figures was able to be easily understood. This work provides the useful information on the development of fashion design and the extended interpretation of clothing structure.
A Study on the Postfeminism about the Medieval Warrior Image in Contemporary Women's Fashion
Oh, Eun-Kyung ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Costume, volume 61, issue 8, 2011, Pages 100~113
The earlier notion of feminism regarding gender equality was changed into that of Postfeminism because of gender differences. The idea of Postfeminism has been present since the 1980s but has been influenced by modern culture theories such as Postmodernism, Poststructuralism, Theory of Power and Discourse and Psychoanalysis. Various features of Postfeminism are found in the medieval warrior images of contemporary fashion. Warrior costumes were men's exclusive property in the medieval ages, but as it is introduced as women's wear in the 21st century, it shows us new fashion images which are constructed by gender deconstruction, differences and pastiche. In this regard, the purpose of this study is to examine a key characteristic of Postfeminism fashion. An article described the historical costumes of medieval warriors and refocused on the development processes of feminism and then conducted an analysis on formative characteristics and Postfeminism tendencies in contemporary women's wear from 2000 to 2011. The results were that materials such as metallic and flexible materials, monotonic and red colors and detailed patterns of armor were used to display forms of exaggeration and restraint. These elements fully and correctly expressed the image of a medieval warrior woman in contemporary fashion. Postfeminism fashion is constructed with feminine power, gendered identity, sensual elegance and a postmodern body. Postfeminism is the contemporary cultural icon and is continuously influencing modern fashion design in the 21st century in a positive and powerful way.
The Type Classification on Modifiable Styling Methods in Wearing Folk Costumes
Kim, Hye-Ree ; Chun, Hei-Jung ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Costume, volume 61, issue 8, 2011, Pages 114~126
Many varieties in folk costumes have inspired fashion designs for a long time. Each country, with a unique style of its own reflects their own traditions, beliefs, customs and morals into their traditional costumes. The traditional methods of creating different ways of drapery methods by using only a rectangular piece of cloth have been passed down from generation to generation and it is still used today. This way of styling has been developed mainly in the Middle East, Asia and Africa and the modifiable ways of creating drapery wearing methods are as follows. The first modifiable styling method is changing the purpose of wearing costumes according to the needs and the wants of the person who wears it. The second method is exposing the knots on the surface of the garments and by doing this, there was no visible difference on the aesthetic formation and it did not alternate for a long time. This means that simple knot shapes have been used to tie edges of rectangular fabrics. The third method is a wrapping type of modifiable styling method, which has been used most commonly in folk costumes because there are lots of ways to wrap a rectangular cloth around the body. The fourth way is the fixed type of modifiable styling method and this method can only be noticed only in the Moroccan Izar using fibulas and belts to alter the shape of the Izar. The fifth method is the composite type of modifiable styling method. This method starts by cutting out cylindrical shapes of fabrics and then wraps or twists it to fit the body. The most significant character of modifiable styling methods in folk costumes is to use rectangular cloths, which varies only in ratio of length, width and sizes. Therefore, this study suggests that rectangular cloths can create enormous amounts of fashion styling which can be easily adapted and created in everyday fashion life.
A Study of Vocational Information Search and Vocational Choice Anxiety of Senior Fashion Students
Choi, Eun-Young ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Costume, volume 61, issue 8, 2011, Pages 127~140
The purpose of this study is to offer the basic data regarding the career development supporting system of senior fashion students. This study investigated contents of required vocational information and vocational information seeking behavior of senior fashion students. And this study also intended to analyse vocational choice anxiety factors and its relationship with level of vocational information requirement. The subjects of this study consisted 261 senior fashion students at eleven universities in the nation. The results of the study are as follows. First, five dimensions of required vocational information of fashion students were identified by factor analysis; information related to judgement of eligibility to apply for the job & company, information of work environment, information of fashion company that has the potential to hire them, information of level of compensation, stability of employment and promotion, and information of kind of job & job roles in the fashion field. Second, the senior fashion students faced few obstacles obtaining vocational information such as insufficient online vocational information, difficulties in discovering the sources of vocational information and time restriction for job search & career indecision. Third, the fashion students perceived diverse anxieties about making vocational choices. The survey identified five categories of the anxieties; anxiety about adapting to new job environment & recruiting process of the fashion company, anxiety about too heavy workload, anxiety about stability of employment & level of compensation, anxiety about lack confidence of their ability to do the job and anxiety about ability in English & the qualification for application. And there was significant relationship between vocational choice anxiety and requirement level of vocational information. This result proved providing vocational information relieves anxiety about getting a job.