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Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles
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Volume 35, Issue 12 - Dec 2011
Volume 35, Issue 11 - Nov 2011
Volume 35, Issue 10 - Oct 2011
Volume 35, Issue 9 - Sep 2011
Volume 35, Issue 8 - Aug 2011
Volume 35, Issue 7 - Jul 2011
Volume 35, Issue 6 - Jun 2011
Volume 35, Issue 5 - May 2011
Volume 35, Issue 4 - Apr 2011
Volume 35, Issue 3 - Mar 2011
Volume 35, Issue 2 - Feb 2011
Volume 35, Issue 1 - Jan 2011
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Middle Aged Women`s Buying Behavior According to their Lifestyles
Choi, Kyung-A ; Ko, Mi-Kyoung ; Chung, Sung-Jee ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 35, issue 4, 2011, Pages 385~395
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2011.35.4.385
This study investigates the buying behavior of apparel by middle aged women according to lifestyles. Questionnaires were distributed to 300 women who lived in the Seoul area and between 40 to 65 years of age. A sample of 248 women responded. To analyze the data, Factor Analysis, Cluster Analysis, Analysis of Variance (ANOVA) and a Duncan test were used. As a result, the respondents were clustered into 4 different groups according to lifestyles. The groups included practical oriented group, economic oriented and practical group, active oriented and appearance group, and economic group. Their buying behavior was as follows. First, the active oriented and appearance group shopped at department stores and specialty stores; however, the economic oriented and practical group shopped at discount stores more often than other groups. The practical group shopped more frequently using TV home shopping networks, discount stores, and outlet stores, the economic group shopped at off-price stores, discount stores, and online more than the other groups. Second, the active oriented and appearance group bought classic suits and semi-classic suits, imported brand and/or designer brand apparel more often than other groups. Third, the active oriented and appearance group perceived another person`s appearance, advertisement, and shop display as a more important information source than other groups. Forth, the active oriented and appearance group considered design & style, harmony with self-image, brand name, color, and coordination with other clothing as more important selection factors for clothing than other groups. The economic groups considered coordination with other clothing; however, the economic oriented and practical group cited ease of care as more important factors.
The Expression Characteristics of the Fantastic Reflected on the Contemporary Fashion
Kim, Dong-Ok ; Choi, Jung-Hwa ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 35, issue 4, 2011, Pages 396~407
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2011.35.4.396
Various media are expanding the fantastic expression methods and sphere wider than now. As an intermediate for expressing fully self-desires, fashion of the day has surfacing an important concept called fantastic that does not exist and surpasses reality in expressing the ideal body of a desiring body. Goth and cospre are personal expressions of movie costumes that visualize virtual reality as representative of fantastic fashions. The fantastic is a modem concept putting together SF, fantasy, magical realism, fable, and surrealism. Studies in fashion fields related to fantastic have treated fantastic illiberally and peripherally owing to the centering on the SF genre or fantasy. The thesis that dealt with an important fashion as an external favorite as well as the socio-cultural contents of the expressed body in genre expression remains inadequate. In research methods, this study carried out theoretical reviews on the concept and characteristic of the fantastic through literature data that includes local and international theoretical books, monographs, and dissertations that are related to the fantastic. The experimental analysis was executed by collecting fashion works shown after 2000 and included in special fashion editions, collection magazines, Internet materials, and monographs. The results show that the categorization of expression characteristic (according to fantastic spheres) appeared as 5 kinds such as uncanny borderline, cyborg grotesque, heroic superman, myth allegory, and unconscious meaninglessness.
The Effect of Fashion Luxury Consumption Values on the Intention to Maintain Brand Relationships -Differences among Segmented Markets Based on Purchasing Patterns-
Kim, Hyun-Sook ; Moon, Hee-Kang ; Choo, Ho-Jung ; Yoon, Nam-Hee ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 35, issue 4, 2011, Pages 408~420
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2011.35.4.408
This study identifies the fashion luxury customer segments grouped by expenditures and the number of purchasing brands to verify the effects of perceived luxury consumption values on the intention to maintain a brand relationship for each group. A survey questionnaire was developed and implemented to collect data to measure fashion luxury expenditures, number of purchasing brands, luxury customer values, intention to maintain brand relationships, and demographic variables. A total of 326 responses were analyzed by factor analysis, multiple regression, one-way ANOVA, and
analysis with SPSS18.0. Respondents were grouped by luxury expenditures; in addition, the number of purchasing brands were grouped into four segments of Switching/Heavy (31.6%), Switching/Light (19.9%), Loyal/Heavy (31.3%), and Loyal/Light (7.2%) Customer Group, that was different in terms of age and marital status. When the luxury customer value for the most patronized luxury brand was factor analyzed, five distinctive sub dimensions were identified, such as Social Value, Aesthetic/Expressive Value, Experiential Value, Quality Value, and Economic Value. For the Loyal/Heavy Group, the Experiential Value had a significant effect on the customer intention to maintain a brand relationship. For the Loyal/Light group, the Aesthetic /Expressive and Economic Value had a significant effect, and for the Switching/Heavy and Switching/Light Group, Quality and Economic Value had a significant effect on the customer intention to maintain a brand relationship. In conclusion, each luxury customer value in the behavioral segments works differently in influencing the intention to maintain a brand relationship. In addition, the implications for retail strategy were discussed based on the findings.
A Study on the Character of Collar and Lapels According to Collar Laying Amount -Focused on Tailored Jacket-
Lee, So-Young ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 35, issue 4, 2011, Pages 421~430
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2011.35.4.421
This study suggests the proper collar laying amount to be actively used in the clothing industry by identifying the characteristics of collar and other related components according to the collar laying amount. This study comparatively analyzed the characteristics of each collar laying amount (2cm, 2.5cm, 3cm, 3.5cm, 4cm, and 4.5cm) after making 6 tailored jackets. The results are as follows: 1. The best shape of collar and lapel appeared when the collar laying amount was 3cm and 3.5cm. 2. Depending on the collar laying amount, the shape of collar, roll line form of collar and lapel, collar width, collar stand, the position and width of roll line changed. As the collar laying amount increased, the length of collar edge became longer, and the collar stand decreased. In case the collar laying amount was small (2cm, 2.5cm), the width of collar and lapel became narrower. On the contrary, when it is large (4cm, 4.5cm), the width of collar and lapel became wider. 3. Collar laying amount as well as the length of the neck line of collar affected the shape of the collar roll line around the neck.
Physicochemical and Dyeing Properties of Microbial Prodiginine from Zooshikella sp.
Kim, Yong-Sook ; Choi, Jong-Myoung ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 35, issue 4, 2011, Pages 431~441
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2011.35.4.431
Microbial colorants produced from Zooshikella sp. were developed as a reddish dye for fabrics. The reddish colorants were extracted from cell mass of Zooshikella sp. using 100% ethanol and were identified as prodiginine by 1H-NMR and FT-IR analysis. Microbial prodiginine had a maximum spectrophotomatric absorbance at 530nm and were chemically stable and 30 to
. The microbial prodiginine could dye natural fibers such as cotton, silk, and wool as well as synthetic fibers such as nylon. The maximum K/S values of the dyed fiber were shown at 540 run with a color appearance of RP (reddish purple). Silk and nylon had an excellent dyeability among the experimental fibers. The optimum pH for the dyeing of experimental fibers was at pH 3.0 and dyeability was improved as the temperature increased. The cover change of dyed multifiber fabrics with the microbial prodiginine were measured after washing with detergents and a dry cleaning solvent for the selection of a proper fabric against microbial prodiginine. Among the experimental fibers, silk and nylon did not show significant color change after washing. Therefore, under the criteria of dyeability, silk and nylon were excellent fabrics for being dyed by microbial prodiginine.
A Study on Alteration Behavior by High School Girl Students` Satisfaction for School Uniforms
Ryu, Sin-A ; Park, Kil-Soon ; Kim, Ho-Kyung ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 35, issue 4, 2011, Pages 442~454
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2011.35.4.442
This study analyzed the present uniform satisfaction, uniform satisfaction followed by physical satisfaction, attitude for uniform, purchase attitude for uniform, satisfaction for design, preference for design, and attitude for uniform alteration behavior by distributing questionnaires to high school girl students in Daejeon City. The results of the study are as follows. The study distributed questionnaires to 319 high school girl students in Daejeon City and analyzed the satisfaction factors for their uniforms. As the result, this study induced four factors. The average value of each factor appeared in order of symbolic satisfaction, management satisfaction, activity satisfaction, and aesthetic satisfaction to show that high school girl students were the most dissatisfactory in aesthetic satisfaction. When the study examined the realities of uniform alteration, it showed that 71.2% of them altered their uniforms. In the alteration of a jacket and a skirt, they altered their jackets shortly and tightly in the mass in the order of: waist measurement, jacket length, breast width, shoulder width, and girth of the chest in a jacket. For a skirt, they altered their skirts tightly as a jacket in the order of: skirt length, waist measurement, and the girth of hip.
Corporate Social Responsibility -Contents Analysis of Korean Fashion Corporations Websites-
Ahn, Soo-Kyoung ; Ryou, Eun-Jeong ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 35, issue 4, 2011, Pages 455~465
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2011.35.4.455
This study explores the CSR activities of Korean fashion corporations. A contents analysis of corporate websites was carried out to investigate the structure and function of their websites and the activity dimensions related to the CSR of Korean fashion corporations. The subjects were the Korean top 100 fashion corporations according to total sales in 2009. The findings throughout the research are as follow. First, a total of 46 corporations created the contents about CSR activities on their websites. A total of 32 of them communicated their CSR activities on the main menu at the intro page of the website. Second, the CSR activities of Korean fashion corporate were classified the 3P dimensions, profit (economic responsibilities), planet (environmental responsibility), and people (social responsibility). We found a total of 228 CSR issues for Korean fashion corporations. The issues included in the people dimension were 71.0%, planet issues 16.7%, and profit issues 12.3%. The most significant issue was the economic support responsibility to social organizations included in the people dimension.
Dyeability and Functionality of Pine Needles Extract (Part II) -Dyeing Properties of Protein Fiber-
Woo, Hyo-Jung ; Lee, Jung-Soon ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 35, issue 4, 2011, Pages 466~475
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2011.35.4.466
The dyeing properties of protein fiber with pine needles colorants were studied through an investigation of the effect of dyeing conditions such as dye concentration, dyeing temperatures and time on dye uptakes, effect of mordants, and color change. In addition, the various colorfastness of dyed silk and wool fabrics were evaluated for practical use. The antimicrobial ability, ultraviolet-cut ability, and deodorant ability were also estimated. The dye uptake increased as the dyeing concentration increased and this enabled the obtainment of the Langmuir absorption isotherm. The dye uptake increased as the dyeing time and temperature increased. Pine needles colorants showed relatively good affinity to protein fiber and produced a yellow color. Post-mordanting was more effective than the pre-mordanting, and the dye uptake of fabrics improved by mordanting. Except for washing, the colorfastness of dyed fabrics showed a low rating. However, the colorfastness to light and the dry cleaning of fabrics mordanted with N.Cu, and the friction fastness of fabrics mordanted with Cu improved. The guide fabrics showed very good antimicrobial abilities of 99.9%; in addition, the ultraviolet-cut ability and deodorant ability improved in fabrics dyed with pine needles extracts.
The Effects of Internet Shopping Malls Attributes on Purchase Satisfaction, Repurchase Intention and Word of Mouth Intention of Fashion Consumer
Hong, Byung-Sook ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 35, issue 4, 2011, Pages 476~487
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2011.35.4.476
This study investigates the effects of internet shopping malls attributes on purchase satisfaction, repurchase intention, and word of mouth intention of fashion consumers. Data were collected from 400 consumers who purchased fashion products through internet shopping malls for the last 3 months. The survey was conducted from August
2010 to September
2010. A factor analysis identified 7 dimensions of internet shopping mall attributes: (1) interactivity, (2) website appearance, (3) sales promotion, (4) trust, (5) transaction capability, (6) fashion products variety, and (7) information offerings. The results show that all the dimensions of the internet shopping mall attributes affect purchase satisfaction, repurchase intention, and word of mouth intention. In addition, there were significant differences in the perceived attributes among three different types of internet shopping malls; comprehensive mall, fashion specialty malls, and online market-places (open-markets). While, there was no significant impact on the purchase satisfaction, repurchase intention, and word of mouth intention by the e-tailer types.
Analysis on Patent Trends for Medical Clothing of Korea and USA
Park, Jung-Hyun ; Lee, Jeong-Ran ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 35, issue 4, 2011, Pages 488~500
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2011.35.4.488
This study analyzes medical clothing trends and provides future directions for research. Based on 38 patents in Korea and 221 patents in the USA, the contents of patents were analyzed by year, subject, clothing type, and specific content. The results are as follows. The number of patent applications in Korea and the USA was found to be increasing. The distribution by subject was in the order of patient clothing, medical personnel clothing, and materials for medical clothing. Clothing of various types such as upper garment, bottoms, pajamas, gowns, and jump-suits were observed in patient clothing comparatively. However, gowns occupied a higher portion in medical personnel clothing. Patents in the USA related to patient clothing included patient clothing that provided examination convenience, monitoring patient clothing, patient clothing revising appearance, and patient clothing that assisted in movement. Korean patents related to patient clothing include functional patient clothing, patient clothing providing examination convenience, clothing for Alzheimer patients, and monitoring patient clothing. Many of the patents related to medical personnel clothing were about surgery gowns and mainly concerned with developments related to devices that allows putting on gowns while maintaining a sterile state and functionality to prevent liquid permeation. Regarding materials for medical clothing, there were many applications on breathability and liquid impermeable materials.