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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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A Study on the Sign of the Graffiti Depicted in the Western Costumes
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 3, 2002, Pages 213~235
The purpose of this study was to recognize the meanings of plastic language by analyzing the sign of the Graffiti depicted in western modern costumes. And the scope of this study was focused on analysing the costumes from 1980's when the Graffiti was recognized as one of the plastic arts. Graffiti was an unprofessional and covert desire of self-expression, having a close relation with our lives. It was used in diverse ways with repeating creation, development, and extinction, from expressing liveliness in Old Stone Age through describing symbolic meaning in the modern art. Graffiti means rude, humorous, or political writing and pictures on the walls of buildings. It's different from the delicate letters or pictures to inscript on the tree or rocks. Being introduced as part of Post-modernism in the 1970s, Graffiti was acknowledged as a new artistic action with the culture of hip-hop. In addition the Graffiti, the expression of sign was reflected artist's internal consciousness with boundless sign. The sign is something to transmit message from the nonverbal point of view, the oldest sign was the sign for petition or the expression of something as a primitive form. Sign can be defined as a framework of life inherited as a practice from the primitive age long past. Graffiti was cited as a concrete example of sign, theme of this paper, and general understanding on sign expression was pursued through free work which all artists present with essential and positive ways using signs, their own languages, and life style. The result of this study was summarized as follows: Since the end of the 20th century, a lot of fashion designers have represented symbolic images, such as letter and signs, as purely personal ways of expression through the western costumes. It was found that fashion designers of the Graffiti whose free work style from inherent inner consciousness might provide a basic framework to search for complex signs of modem costumes naturally understood life itself as plastic art, and sublimated human inherent desire and their inner world through their works.
A Study on the Wearer s Perception for the Improvement of Knit Wear Quality -A Qualitative Approach-
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 3, 2002, Pages 236~247
In spite of the bad conditions of fashion companies: the number of licit wear consumers in Korea are increasing because knit wear gives a body with an comfort action. Domestic knit wear industry, however, doesn't have any standard fur satisfying consumers'needs and for quality estimation on that. So we examined the knit wearers'conception of the quality to broaden the knowledge of knit wear and produce better products. The purpose of this study was to find out the factors of wearer's perception. This study carried out through a qualitative approach. The subject of this study were 17 single women who were 20's and living in Seoul and Kyoungki province. The item of this questionary was as follow: 1) what they know about knit wear and how much they are satisfied with that 2) what the wearers think the problems of knit wear are 3) how knitted wear industry can satisfy consumers's needs and take into account consumer feedback in product development The results of this study were summarized as follows. 1. The wearers had no knowledge about materials, sewing methods, patterns, knitting methods, and gage. 2 The wearers didn't recognize the differences between the products by famous brand and obscure conventional market. For that reason, the high price knit wear wont satisfy wearer. 3. The wearers didn't prefer the revealing their body shapes. 4. Laundering was the big problem which was they chosen the knit wear. They take it for granted that the knit wear needs dry-cleaning or hand-washing. Knit wear industry tries to make it easy laundering by development knit material.
A Study of Cognitive Beliefs and Consumption Feelings As Predictors of Well-known Brand Apparel Purchasing Intention
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 3, 2002, Pages 248~260
The purpose of this study were 1) to examine underlying dimensions of two aspects of attitudes - cognitive beliefs and consumption feelings of well-known name brand apparel and 2) to examine predictiveness of those two variables in predicting buying intentions of well-known name brand apparel. The data were collected through questionnaire from convenient samples of 207 female college students. Statistical analysis of factor analysis, t-test and multiple regression analysis were performed in analysing the data. The major findings were as fellows: 1. The dimensions of evaluation criteria of well-known name brand apparel were design/brand name, clothing construction, and practicality. 2. The dimensions of consumption feelings were pleasure/confidence, active and regret. 3. In predicting buying intension of name brand apparel, consumption feelings fecund to be as more robust predictors than cognitive variables.
The Determinant Factors on the Service Quality and Buying Intention of Internet Apparel Shopping Mall
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 3, 2002, Pages 261~269
The purposes of this study were to investigate component of service quality and to determine significant factors on the service quality and buying intention of internet apparel shopping mall. The data were collected from 212 female adults using questionnaire. Using SPSS package, Cronbach's α, factor analysis, and multiple repression analysis were performed. The results could be summarized as follows. 1. The service quality of internet apparel shopping mall was perceived as reliability, advantage, responsibility, product assortment, tangibles, and rapidness. 2. For perceived risk, privacy risk, economic risk, delivery risk, size risk, and quality risk were investigated. The perceived risk except economic risk and web search ability had an effect on the service quality of internet apparel shopping mall. 3. The most of perceived risk, web search ability, and advantage of the service quality had an effect on the shopping intent of the internet apparel shopping mall. Based on the these results, marketing strategies were suggested.
A Study on the normativeness of Modern Fashion through Arte Povera
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 3, 2002, Pages 270~282
This study was established to understand how Arte Povera has affected the contemporary fashion based on the analyses of its characteristics and may provide a prospective view to predict style of future fashions. The results were as follows : 1) “The poverty” shows such characteristics as patch work, intentional mismatch, and tendency to prefer slightly used style. This meaning can be explained as direct expression from a sense of alienation, against to consumer economy, and dual-expression between poverty and wealth. 2) “Anti-formativeness” can be described for misinterpretations of creation, arrangement, and informal silhouette due to distortion of the human body. This expression includes such meanings as against to traditionalism, ignorance of rationality, and disorganization of the concepts between the beauty and the ugly. 3) “Naturalism” indicates as characteristics of use of natural materials and primitive expression. This expression could be generated from adaptation to the nature and desire toward uncivilized society due to skepticism about modern society. 4) “Symbolism” shows such expressions as an isolated feeling from society, and metaphoric sense from specific situations because there are too many applications of imported materials. This tendency can be also explained with the creations of spaces for opened concepts through disorganizations of territory, obscurity, and irregularity.
A Study on the Costume in Asuka Period of Japan -Focusing on the Ruling Classes′and the Ruled Classes′Costumes -
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 3, 2002, Pages 283~292
This study is to examine the costume and features in Asuka period and the results are as follows. Asuka period is the time that the country loader positively imported the continental civilization, founded a new country organization in political society and accepted Buddhism and exerted his best passion for its thriving. As the result of examining the costume and features of Asuka period when the requirement for accepting the foreign culture was met via the present costume regulation and relics material, it was found that the costume had a considerable difference between of the ruling classes with government official and noble as the center and the common people. As for the costume of the ruling-classed official and noble, Korean and Chinese costume regulation was introduced, court dress, ceremonial dress, and uniform were dressed. The composition of costume with introduction of new clothes including Wio, Baedang, Seup, Pil, Kyongsang, for the ruling classes was diversified as well. As the result of looking the clothes for the present ruling classes via the existing and the contemporary relics, it was found that the clothes consisted of Eui and Gon or Eui and Sang style in principle and Po with Banryung or Sooryung was worn over what. However, for the common people, mainly man wore Eui and Gon and woman Eui and Sang, which was the traditional costume style in the ancient tomb days.
New Fashion Industry Trend Corresponding to New Media & Internet Infrastructure
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 3, 2002, Pages 293~305
This paper describes the new trends of fashion industry in the era of digital media and Internet paradigm, where fashion is no longer just static contents. Fashion becomes crucial and dynamic contents for infotainment, mobile Internet, and digital media. As therefore, the fashion industry could be positioned as fashion information industry and key elements of fashion communication. In the future, fashion education should be repositioned as dynamic Intermediary not only for traditional textile design, costume design, and merchandising, but also for dynamic fashion information provider, fashion communication and fashion-oriented media related to digital Information, and Internet. As a case study, we briefly describe the successful co-marketing strategies of world-class luxury fashion brands, fashion media, and Internet service provider.
Influences of Shoe Shape and Gait Characteristics on Feet Discomforts according to Women′s Foot Type
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 10, issue 3, 2002, Pages 306~317
The Sample was consist of 216 female adults who were selected with my convenience from residing women in and around Seoul, Korea. The result were as fellowing; According to the factor analysis of their foot discomfort, it is divided into 3 factors: the discomfort of whole body (factor 1), the discomfort of foot sole (factor 2), and the discomfort of toes (factor 3). And the foot part of discomfort is more frequent in the order of the big toe, 2·3 metatarsal bones, and the little toe. As the age gets older, the discomfort of foot sole and toes are reported more frequently, and, particularly, more student and office employees have the discomfort of whole body while more sales women and housewives have the discomfort of foot sole. In terms of the shoe types, the higher the hill height, the more the discomfort of foot sole with wearing the sharp toe. As the wearing time is longer, the discomfort of foot sole increases. Being related to the from patterns, the broad and short type has more of the discomfort of foot sole, the flat foot feel more discomfort from the entire body and the sole. Walking with leaning toward the frontal the discomfort on toes and sole increases.