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The Research Journal of the Costume Culture
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Volume 16, Issue 6 - Dec 2008
Volume 16, Issue 5 - Oct 2008
Volume 16, Issue 4 - Aug 2008
Volume 16, Issue 3 - Jun 2008
Volume 16, Issue 2 - Apr 2008
Volume 16, Issue 1 - Feb 2008
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A Global Sourcing Model for Apparel Companies
Park, Bye-Jung ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 595~608
Although Korean apparel companies have transformed dramatically from contractors to sourcing companies thanks to the rapid growth of local market, relatively little work has been done identifying the determinants and the patterns of global sourcing activities of Korean companies. The purpose of this study was to outline a conceptual model that may be used to organize and guide global sourcing activities of Korean apparel manufacturers and retailers. The conceptual model identified four important factors, cost factor, strategic non-cost factor, firm's internal factor, and global factor, which affect global sourcing strategies and help predict how companies conduct various sourcing activities. The model also identified two sourcing patterns, outsourcing and intra-firm sourcing. In developing the model, literature review on how manufacturers and retailers in diverse areas including global apparel sourcing was conducted. Managerial implications and directions far future study were offered as well.
A Study on the Pattern Making Method of Pants Made of Stretchable Fabrics
Lee, Mi-Sook ; Suh, Mi-A ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 609~618
The purpose of this study is to examine the inconvenience when putting on stretch pants and to compare and analyze the pattern making method of pants made of the stretch and non-stretch fabric to develop functional and good looking stretch pants. For this study, we conducted a survey of women in their twenties and collected the basic data and master pattern through material of a woman's wear brand and the interview and questionnaires. The results of this study are as follows. First, the survey result for the woman consumers showed that pants were estimated as the most uncomfortable item among the stretch clothes and when they put the stretch pants on, the most uncomfortable parts of out-shell were the hip girth and rise. Secondly, the result of pattern making method of the pants was as follows. The ease of the stretch pants pattern was 0cm in the waist girth and -1 to -1.5cm in the hip girth more than non-stretch pants. The ease in crotch, inseam and outseam length was 0cm for both.
A Cross-Cultural Study on the Clothing Value - Focusing on Korea and the United States -
Im, Sung-Kyung ; Han, Myung-Sook ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 619~633
This study is to compare cultural characteristics and the clothing value between Korean and American college women. Also this study is to analyze the culture effect on the clothing value. The cultural characteristics is explained by Hofstede's five Cultural Dimensions- power distance, individualism, masculinity, uncertainty avoidance and long-term orientation. 800 questionnaires, were utilized for this study. The SPSS 12.0 was used to analyze the technical statistics like average and frequency, 1-test,
, factor analysis and multiple regression analysis. Also the LISREL 8.0 was used to Perform a confirmatory factor analysis. The result showed, first, there were 5 major cultural differences between Korean and American college women. Comparatively, Korean college women showed higher uncertainty avoidance and long-term orientation, and lower power distance, individualism and masculinity. Second, there were differences in the clothing value aspect. Korean college women considered the aesthetic clothing value to be most important, however, American college women considered the economic clothing value to be most important. Third, there were some differences in the clothing value because of the cultural differences. For Korean college women, there were 5 major cultural differences that had an effect on the aesthetic, social, religious and economic clothing values, however, for America college women, the 5 major cultural differences had an effect on the aesthetic, social, and religious values but no effect on the economic value.
Cruise Look Design Inspired by the Ocean Life Motif
JeKal, Mee ; Lee, Youn-Hee ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 634~645
The purpose of this study was to develop cruise look design inspired by the ocean life motif using by computer CAD system. Domestic and international brands were selected for this study researching cruise line collection. A variety of literature and online site for concept of cruise look and sustainable design was studied. Adobe Illustrator CS2 and Adobe Photoshop CS2 program were used for cruise look design through analysis of 07/08 S/S trend. The diffusion of cruise look reflects a societal trend to be changed life pattern. The results of this study are as below. First, as this society has become modernized with advancement of technology, people have been increasingly interested in the pursuit of happiness and the concept of 'quality of life', thereby creating a new trend of consumption culture. As a result, fashion market place changed targeting sensible and self-enrichment customers. Second, as combining rapid technological innovation and mass production, industrial design caused environmental pollution and the problems are being worsen. Fashion design has same problems and led to eco-friendly design by the large. Third, as the change of style influenced by economic and social condition, cruise look re-defined and became more common. The change of various fields led to fashion market place should be changed. The cruise look design using computer program will give more benefits to many designers.
An Exploratory Study on Strategic Alliances between Korean Small and Middle Fashion Companies and Korean-American Fashion Companies - Focused on Analysis of Marketing Strategies of Korean-American Fashion Companies in LA -
Shin, Su-Yun ; Kim, Min-Jung ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 646~660
Korean export of fashion products to the U.S. has fallen off sharply after 2001. Now, Korean fashion companies have to develop higher value-added business. In the U.S., Korean-American fashion companies are taking a primary role in up-stream of the fashion industry. To cut the edge over the U.S. fashion companies, one of the solutions could be to build the business relationship with Korean fashion companies which reflect the recent trend rapidly and have high quality production. On this study, we investigated the marketing strategies of Korean-American fashion companies to seek to start business with Korean fashion companies and make suggestions for Korean fashion companies who want to enter into the U.S. market effectively. To analyze current situation of Korean export to the U.S. and the U.S. fashion industry, we considered various kinds of statistic data, publications and studies. And we performed in-depth interviews with 9 Korean-American fashion companies in LA from
of July. The results are as follows. first, Korean fashion companies should aim for high-end market with the products of high quality and design. Second, there should be professional agents who manage Korean small-medium fashion companies and connect them with Korean-American fashion companies. Third, Korean fashion companies who want to enter into the retail market of the U.S. have to decide the target market clearly and plan strategic and differentiated merchandising. Fourth, Korean fashion companies can specialize in product developing service like proposing a product or a merchandising line as a package including designs, fabric swatches, trims, production information, etc.
A Study on the Change in Chinese Women's Clothing during the First Half of the 20th Century
Cho, Yong-Ran ; Lee, Keum-Hee ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 661~680
The purpose of this study is to examine to change in the Chinese women's clothing according to the inflow of Western culture in the first half of the both century As for the research method, both literature and visual data are reviewed. Research results are as follows: The Step of transition in clothing by period followed beginning stage, adopted stage, early developed stage, fully developed stage, and static stage. fully developed stage showed a perfect compromise while being applied to Chinese costume with being introduced a three-dimensional cutting method of western clothing even to the constitution as well as to the appearance. Design elements from western clothing are as follows. The transition of silhouette is box silhouette, trapeze silhouette, shift silhouette, and fitted silhouette. In detail and trimming, tailored, band, convertible, shirts collar and zigzag, scallop, camisole neckline and puff, cap sleeve and flounced, bell shaped cuffs and western button, zipper, etc. are adopted. Finally, the Chinese modern style are formed by accepting and transforming the western clothing based on the traditional Chinese clothing.
A Study on the Preference and Requirement Performance for Clothing Materials of the Patients having Atopic Dermatitis
Park, Young-Hee ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 681~695
This study was accomplished to investigate the preference of clothing materials and the clothing demand performance for underwear and everyday dress of atopic patients. As this study was the research study by a use of a questionnaire, the finally total 987 copies of the collected questionnaires were used to analyze the data. SPSS was used for the statistical analysis of data. To analyze the data, frequency analysis, percentage,
-test, reliability analysis, factor analysis, t-test, ANOVA and Duncan's multiple comparisons were used. The results obtained are as follows. In factor analysis for clothing materials and the demand performance which atopic patients favor, the preference factors for underwear materials were classified as pliability/a sense of weight, a sense of cold and warmth, tactility, and elasticity. Those for everyday wear were classified as pliability/surface roughness, a sense of cold and warmth, a sense of weight, and elasticity. And the demand performance factors for underwears were classified as thermophysiology, care convenience, and skin contact. Those for everyday wear were classified as comfortableness and care convenience. In the difference analysis for the preference and the demand performance, Both everyday wear and underwear showed a significant difference for the preference and the demand performance according to gender, age, income, education level, and occupation.
Relationships among Shopping Orientation, Shopping-Mall Characteristics, Consumer Satisfaction, and Loyalty in Online Market of Cosmetics
Park, Eun-Joo ; Kim, Ji-Eun ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 696~708
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship among Shopping Orientation, Shopping-mall characteristics, Consumer Satisfaction, and Loyalty in online market. Data were collected from 405 adult women and analyzed by factor analysis, cluster analysis, ANOVA and Duncan test using by SPSS 12.0. The results showed that recreation shoppers to buy the cosmetics in online market, were more likely to perceive the shopping mall characteristics, information, check-out convenience, and product price of shopping mall than the other shoppers. Both brand oriented shoppers and economic oriented shoppers were more likely to perceive information offered at newsletters and e-mail of Internet shopping mall. Additionally, the more active shoppers were the more satisfied and the greater loyalty at online shopping mall of cosmetics. Implications are drawn for the information useful marketer and retailers of the online shopping mall of cosmetics.
Consumer Behavior Characteristics Related to Clothing Involvement
Jeon, Kyung-Sook ; Park, Hye-Jung ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 709~721
The purpose of this study is to identify different consumer clusters based on clothing involvement and to examine the differences in consumer characteristics related to clothing purchasing. As consumer behavior characteristics, this study included visiting purpose of Internet shopping malls, purchasing situation, consumer confidence, and clothing satisfaction. Data were gathered by surveying university students living in Seoul metropolitan area using convenience sampling, and 321 questionnaires were used in the statistical analysis. In analyzing data, cluster analysis and one-way ANOVA were conducted. The cluster analysis identified four different consumer clusters, and there were significant differences in the consumer behavior characteristics among the four clothing involvement clusters.
A Study on Development of Fashion Goods using Gilsang Patterns - Focusing on Apparel -
Kim, Mi-Young ; Kim, Kyung-Hee ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 722~734
This study focuses on the trend of modern society that places importance on health and happiness. By using gilsang (signs that brings good fortunes) patterns that wishes for fortune and health, the objective of this study is to design a distinct but universal fashion good that is unique to Korea and is used not only as a piece of artwork, but as part of development of new and assorted cultural products that is competitive in the international society. This study was conducted first by studying related documents for the theoretical background. In addition, in order to satisfy consumer demands, a jacquard that can procure international competitiveness was designed and fashion goods fitting to this was planned. Through this, the various possibilities of using the jacquard designs were suggested. The development process of fashion goods using jacquard was divided into 10 stages: theme setting, gilsang pattern setting, sketching, textile plan, design organization, input, simulation process, perforation and sewing, selection of design for the fashion good and goods production. Fashion materials are a very important element in creating variations and uniqueness in the fashion industry. Development of new materials has made the aesthetic and ornamental elements, together with the practical and functional aspects of textiles possible. A major issue today is rising out of the past mass production method of OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturing), and developing various artistic patterns that can be used in mass-produced products and assorted production in small quantities in order to develop specialized fashion goods.
A Study on the Change of Fashion Model's Image with the Changes of the Times
Kim, Myung-Hee ; Kim, Sun-Hwa ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 735~747
This study was about the fashion model's images during the periods of time. Also, this was to know the model's role and fields they had worked in and to investigate the specializing courses to get advice from their diversities, specialties and activities. The method of the study was used the qualitative analysis from the relative books, theses from university graduates, the related society newsletters, fashion magazines that were printed periodical/non-periodical, and others. As a result, the glamourous image was the most famous in the twenties and thirties, and the elegant image mainly in the forties and fifths. The images were more diverse in the nineties through the girlish images of the sixties, and the sexy image with good health of the seventies and eighties. Baby faces became the ideal of models in the new century. The images of the models become popular and disappear rapidly due to the change of major trend with the change of the society's environment. Under the situation, they must take good care of their images and self-control themselves to keep a positive view of fashion models to the public, and they must have ambition as a fashion icon and make their own exclusive fields in various parts.
Regulations on Dress and Its Ornaments in the True Record of Joseon Dynasty between the mid-15th Century and mid-17th Century
Park, Kyung-Ja ; Koh, Bou-Ja ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 748~761
This study was initiated out of necessity to inquire into the trend of costume regulation between the mid-15th century and mid-17th century, and what influence the change of dress and its ornaments had on the people at the time. As for the resources this study was based on, the True Record of Joseon Dynasty, which was the historical record of official compilation, was used as basic material, and the excavated relics at the time were referred to. The forbidden dress and ornaments mentioned in the records from the time of King Seonjong to the time of King Hyeonjong were classified into textiles, clothes, ornaments and dresses, according to the objects. It was designed to identify the laws and ordinances or regulations enacted by the state and the contents of discussions, which were caused by the extensive consumption of silk gauze and fabrics and the luxury in dress and ornaments, and the phenomenon induced by the consumption desire of the social class with economic power, and to help understand the cause. So to speak, the law and ordinance or regulations were established to solve the social problems caused by the failure in controlling dress and ornaments wearing based on social position, during the process in which the king and court officials were making effort to intensify their political power in each regime.
Purchasing Behavior of Hairdressing Services on Cognitive Age of Silver Consumers
Kang, Eun-Mi ; Park, Eun-Joo ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 762~774
Recently, silver consumers were became new consumption market. The purpose of this study were to find out the relationships among cognitive age and variables related to hairdressing purchases in hairdressing shop. Data were obtained from 853 women in the 50's and 60's who living in Busan. Data were analyzed by frequency analysis, descriptive analysis, factor analysis, Cronbach's alpha and,
-test, t-test using SPSS WIN 12.0. The results of the study were as follows: First, Service quality of hairdressing shop were consisted of Personal Service, Facilities Service, Skill Service, and Policy Service. Second, Silver consumers' cognitive age influenced purchase behavior of hairdressing services. Most of respondents were perceived themselves to be younger than their chronological ages. Repurchasing intention of silvers who were active and self-fidelity or perceived themselves cognitively younger were more likely to be influenced by store service quality and consumer satisfaction. This study provides an insight into silver fashion marketers and retailers for developing market strategies for silver fashion market. Implications are drawn for the information useful to consumer behavior researchers and retailers of the silver fashion market.
Assortment and Price Analysis of Fashion Products according to the Types of Cyber Shopping Mall
Kim, Yong-Sook ; Kim, Hyun-Hee ;
The Research Journal of the Costume Culture, volume 16, issue 4, 2008, Pages 775~783
Nowadays much amounts and various kinds of fashion products are sold through cyber shopping malls. Vendor type and intermediate type cyber shopping mall among many types of cyber shopping malls were selected to analyze assortment and price of fashion products. fashion products 'Best 100' from two cyber shopping malls were listed and classified. The results were as followed: First, the portion of fashion products at vendor type cyber shopping mall was higher than that of intermediate type. Second, fashion products items such as coat, Jacket, one-piece dress, sweater, t-shirt, pants, skirt, and underwear were sold at cyber shopping malls. Underwear and t-shirt were the best selling items at intermediate type shopping mall, and more expensive and fashionable coat, Jacket, and one-piece dress were the best selling items at vendor type shopping mall. Third, the price range of fashion items at vendor type shopping mall was higher than that of intermediate type shopping mall from 1,000 won to 99,000 won.