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The Research Journal of the Costume Culture
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Volume 10, Issue 6 - Dec 2002
Volume 10, Issue 5 - Oct 2002
Volume 10, Issue 4 - Aug 2002
Volume 10, Issue 3 - Jun 2002
Volume 10, Issue 2 - Apr 2002
Volume 10, Issue 1 - Feb 2002
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Consumers' Cognition and Buying Behavior of Sports Brand Character
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 2, 2002, Pages 103~115
The purpose of this study is to investigate the consumers′ cognition and buying behavior on sports brand character. Since the character industries are booming, this study focused on the source and the expression method of sports brand characters that are already known to consumers. Subjects of this study were university students who were interested in sports brand characters, living in Seoul and Kyenggi-do. The questionnaire were developed based on the previous studies. Data were analysed by Frequency analysis, ANOVA, Duncan Test, and Spearman′s Rho. The results were as follows: 1. The most preferred source of sports brands character was "illustrated human figure"(i.e. a famous athlete like Michael Jordan). And the most favorite expression method of character was the combination of letter and symbol as the character of ASICS and NIKE. 2. The important design factors of sports brand character were the symbolism and aesthetics. The consumer recognized NIKE as the most well-designed character design. 3. Consumers′ preference of sports brand was found to be NIKE, REEBOK, ADIDAS, and FILA, in order. The reasons for preference were the design, the brand image, and the quality. On the other hand, the most frequently purchased brand was NIKE, FILA, and ADIDAS in order. Most of the purchase took place in the brand outlet store, and the consumers usually came with their friends for purchase of sports brand. The display of store was the consumers′ major source of information. 4. The preference group of sports brand character recognized more importantly color, design, brand, and especially fashionability than the non-preference group. And the most important criteria for brand selection were design, price, and comfort orderly. 5. Female consumers recognized more importantly color, design, brand, and others′ recommendations than male consumers. The aged consumers recognized importantly durability, comfort, and quality.
A Study on the Clothing Buying Motive and Information Source according to Lifestyle Type of Women in Their 50's and 60's
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 2, 2002, Pages 116~131
The purposes of this study were to analyze the lifestyle of women in their 50's and 60's and to provide the basis for the efficient strategy of silver market by classifying women in their 50's and 60's according to lifestyle types and investigating the effect of consumers' lifestyle and demographic characteristics on consumers' clothing buying motived and information sources. In this study, a self-administered questionnaire was distributed to women in their 50's and 60's. 226 questionnaires of 350 were used in the following analysis. The data were analyzed with the SPSS package. The results of this study were as follows. First, lifestyle were analyzed to find out the underlying factors, and then the subjects were grouped according to factor scores by the cluster analysis. Four lifestyle types were defined. They were the traditional family-oriented, the ostentatious purchase, the economical material-oriented, the active economics-oriented type. Second, a consumer's buying motives and information sources in buying clothing were significantly different depending on the consumer's lifestyle. The ostentatious purchase type attached importance to impulse buying and in diversion in clothing buying motives and display in information sources. The economical material-oriented type tend to buy clothes to purchase economically during bargain sales. The active economics-oriented type attached importance to worn out clothing in buying motives.
A Study on the Development of Uniform Design for the Food Service Industry Employees - Focused on Family Restaurants -
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 2, 2002, Pages 132~145
This study conducted a questionnaire survey of family restaurant employees in Seoul on their satisfaction and preference in working uniforms, and analysed the result to suggest adequate designs to serve the purposes of uniforms. The result is as follows - First, many pointed out a need to improve generally showing a low satisfaction with varying degrees according to sexes and ages. More women complained about colors, designs, materials and sizes than men did, and young employees in their twenties wanted better designs, colors and sizes in the order while those in their thirties and forties were dissatisfied mostly with materials. The need fur the improvement was focused on function and designs, and as for uniform materials, perspiration absorbency had the highest level of dissatisfaction. Second, about 40% of the respondents said the skirt width, pants length, and sleeve width were trio small or too big, therefore it is vital to improve uniform sizes. Third, the employees on duty felt uncomfortable mostly when they sat, and the neck and armhole parts were the most uncomfortable. The most easily tainted parts were in the order of the collar, front hem, and sleeve seam for upper garments, and the hip, bottom hem, and pleats for lower ones. Therefore it is required to develop functional uniforms considering the body features and momentum. Fourth, the most preferred material was that guaranteed easy movement and good air-permeability, and colors were in the order of white, beige and black for upper garments, and black, beige and blue for lower ones. And plain, natural and stripped patterns were preferred by both men and women. As seen so far, restaurant employees were mostly dissatisfied with the design, movement, and function of their uniforms demanding functional ones made of better and comfortable material. Uniform designs were suggested based on the analysis of the demonstrative rese.
A Study on the Style of Textile Pattern Design Comparing Italian Fashion Brand and Its Extension Brand -Focus on Italian Fashion Brand -
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 2, 2002, Pages 146~159
This study examines the textile pattern design of Italian fashion brands and their brand extensions by comparing their images. Five Italian fashion brands are chosen and the textile pattern design of their brand extensions, which were presented during the eight collection. Then their design style is compared with the design style of their main brands. The five main brands and their brand extensions are as fellows: Anna Molinari-Blumarine, Dolce & Gabbana-D&G, Girogio Armani-Emporio Armani, Gian Franco Ferre'-GFF, and Prada-MiuMiu. Their color, motive type, motive layout, motive expression, and pattern drawing technique are examined and compared. Results suggest that most brand extensions generally use color, motive type motive layout. and motive expression similar to their main brands. In particular, their pattern drawing technique is a painting style white their main brands use a graphic style. This result suggests that to create and develop new brand extensions, Italian fashion (main brand) firms in general employ color, motive type, motive layout, and motive expression technique similar to main brands, but different drawing technique to differentiate from their main brands. The results of this study suggest that textile pattern design plays an important role in developing new brand extensions and thus should be considered as a crucial part of the product.
A Study on Wadding Dresses for Women in the Latter Period of Chosun
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 2, 2002, Pages 160~177
Distribution of Clothing Pressure under the Brassiere
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 2, 2002, Pages 178~185
The purpose of this study was to measure distribution of clothing pressure on breast in brassiere according to body shape and motion, and the position of hook-and-eye on brassiere, and to get basic data for comfortable brassiere design. Clothing pressure was measured from 8 female subjects under wearing trials in climatic chamber. When brassiere was tied together with inner or outer hook-and-eye, clothing pressure under the condition were 10.2 and 9.6 gf/cm², respectively. With the degree between main body and arms increased from 0° to 45° and 90°to the front, clothing pressure decreased from 10.2 to 9.6 gf/cm², and then increased to 10.4 gf/cm² When the decree was increased from 45° to 70° to the flank, the pressure increased from 9.3 to 10.6 gf/cm². Fat body shape recorded 10.8 gf/cm², and lean body shape recorded 9.5 gf/cm² of clothing pressure by wearing brassiere. Clothing pressures of brassiere were 7.8g gf/cm² in front, 9.5 gf/cm² in side, 12.8 gf/cm² in the back side. Therefore, clothing pressure of brassiere was influenced to the greater extent by body shape and measuring points on human body than by the position of hook-and-eye and body motion.
Analysis of Attitude on Clothing Information from Internet Site in College Students -Daegu.Kyungpook Area -
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 2, 2002, Pages 186~199
This study is carried out to examine the purpose of utilization and the degree of satisfaction on the information collected from the Internet site for the understanding of the reality of clothing information for college students. The results are as fellows; 1 . Three primary factors have been abstracted for the satisfaction of information. 2. The difference in the purpose of utilizing information, depending on the individual characteristic of students and the features related to computer, was shown in the difference of major and school year, number of the internet connection per day, capability of using computer, period of using computer, and frequency of information searching. The more the number of internet connection per day, the less the capability of using computer, and searching for information when required, internet can be utilized for study and work. 3. The difference in the degree of information satisfaction, depending on the individual characteristic of students and the features related to computer, was shown in the difference of major, school year, opportunity to take computer-related course, frequency of searching information, and etc. More positive and satisfactory response was derived from these not majoring in clothing rather than those majoring, those taking computer course related to clothing, and those searching for clothing information periodically. 4. The primary factors affecting the satisfaction on the overall information of clothing show difference in terms of sex and frequency of searching information. Female students show lower degree of satisfaction than male students and more satisfaction on the information searched as the frequency of searching becomes less.
A Study on Making the Internet Website on the Order-made Fashion Design (I)
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 2, 2002, Pages 200~212
The purpose of this study is to make the internet website on the order-made fashion design so as to do meet the need of netizen in the 21st century. It made the consumer do the design which he or she wants by the combination of the compositions that do select the pattern of the skirt design to fit his or her size and body shape. For the set-up of website, the elements of composition must be considered, and also the planning and design must be done fur the order-made fashion design. With the internet website, it's possible to do reach the below points; first, it can make the consumer do the design which he or she wants by himself or herself; second, it can provide him or her the information of measuring his or her body shape to buy the design pattern which he or she wants. Third, it can be contributed to make the brand more active by improving his or her satisfaction with the design and pattern which he or she wants. Also it can bring up the effects as fellows; first, lashing power of the design can be increased by the order-made fashion design to attract his or her interest, and also it can make him or her more satisfied. Second, the competitiveness can be strengthened by the differentiation of the fashion site between the existing design and the order-made fashion design. Third, the production of design can be higher and also its expense can be reduced even for the small and medium-sized clothes maker or merchants. Finally, it is able to enlarge the applicable field into the design of small articles, home fashion, and textile which they want to sell the differentiated and order-made products.