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Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles
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Volume 36, Issue 12 - Dec 2012
Volume 36, Issue 11 - Nov 2012
Volume 36, Issue 10 - Oct 2012
Volume 36, Issue 9 - Sep 2012
Volume 36, Issue 8 - Aug 2012
Volume 36, Issue 7 - Jul 2012
Volume 36, Issue 6 - Jun 2012
Volume 36, Issue 5 - May 2012
Volume 36, Issue 4 - Apr 2012
Volume 36, Issue 3 - Mar 2012
Volume 36, Issue 2 - Feb 2012
Volume 36, Issue 1 - Jan 2012
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A Survey on Wearing of Brassieres according to Body and Breast Type of College Women
Sohn, Boo-Hyun ; Kweon, Soo-Ae ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 36, issue 8, 2012, Pages 791~801
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2012.36.8.791
We performed an assessment of wearing, purchasing, satisfaction, and the fit of brassieres according to body and breast type for college women to provide basic data on the manufacture of an ergonomic brassiere. The classifications of domed and conical breast type or projecting and conical breast type were unclear. Flat breast were dissatisfied with the shape of small and flat, and drooping breast were dissatisfied with the shape of big, projected, and drooping. In purchasing a brassiere, the majority of subjects were ignorant of their brassiere size, and over 80% of the subjects bought a brassiere without trying it on. Over 50% of those surveyed said they found it difficult to buy a well-fitted brassiere, particularly for the flat and drooping breast type. Over 70% of those surveyed wore a brassiere of 3/4 cup size, the slim body type wore a brassiere of 1/2 cup size; however, the obese body type wore a brassiere of full-cup size. The flat-breast or slim-body wore a brassiere of a thick pad type but projecting-breast or drooping breast wore brassiere of a thin pad type. Many of the subjects wore an unfitted brassiere in cup size and under bust size. In the classification of breast type, there were slight differences between the breast type that they recognized and the breast type that they were shown. There were distinctions in function, satisfaction, and fitness based on breast type. Therefore, the development of an ergonomic brassiere should considered the characteristics of breast type for fitness and comfort.
The Structural Analysis of the Variables among Clothes Consumption Value, Need for Uniqueness, Use Information Sources Related to Importance of Apparel Product Attributes and Store Attributes
Park, Hye-Jung ; Yoo, Tai-Soon ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 36, issue 8, 2012, Pages 802~813
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2012.36.8.802
This study establishes how the clothes consumption value, need for uniqueness, and use information sources could influence the importance of apparel product attributes and the importance of store attributes. Data were collected through a survey of adults in their 20`s and 30`s with 48 questionnaires for statistical analysis. The collected data were processed with the programs AMOS 16.0 and SPSS 18.0 for windows and reliability analysis, correlation analysis, factor analysis, and structural equation analysis were conducted to analyze the data. The results in this research are follows. First, the clothes consumption value influences the importance of apparel product attributes both directly and indirectly and the importance of store attributes indirectly through use information sources. Second, the need for uniqueness influences the importance of apparel product attributes indirectly and importance of store attributes both directly and indirectly through clothes consumption value and use information sources. The implications of these findings and suggestions for future study are also discussed.
Trend of Checklist Method Type in Trench Coat Design
Kim, Min-Chae ; Lim, Ji-Young ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 36, issue 8, 2012, Pages 814~827
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2012.36.8.814
This study analyzed the presentation trend of a checklist method for trench coat designs. Through this analysis, this study examined the flow of trench coat designs and presents future design directions. Research was conducted in the following method. A total of 1,307 female trench coat photos were selected from the photos presented in the top 4 collections from 2006 to 2011. These photos were used for analysis and frequency analysis was conducted. Among the checklist methods presented in trench coats, the modification type was most common, followed by the elimination type, conversion type, combination type, minimization type, addition type, and magnification type, respectively. Checklist methods were continuously presented even while increasing and decreasing according to the year and season. This showed that it was highly possible for checklist methods to be continuously applied in future trench coat designs. Generally, a high frequency of appearance was shown in 2010 and during the F/W season. According to the development direction of future trench coat designs applied with the checklist method, it is predicted that the modification type and the elimination type (which have generally displayed high appearance frequency) will be continuously magnified in the future. In particular, it is expected modifications in structural details (which have showed an upward trend in 2011) will be further magnified.
Hand Evaluation and Favorable Image of Knit Fabrics -A Focus on Intarsia and Color Jacquard-
Lim, Gee-Jung ; Lee, Mee-Sik ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 36, issue 8, 2012, Pages 828~836
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2012.36.8.828
This study provided the data for the planning of knit apparel by analyzing structural effects of intarsia and jacquard knit on mechanical properties, subjective hand measurements, and preference. Intarsia and 7 types of color jacquard (floating jacquard, normal jacquard, bird`s eye jacquard, tubular jacquard, ladder`s back jacquard, blister jacquard, and transfer jacquard) were used. The samples (with a gauge of 14) were knitted using 100% wool 2/48`s yarn by a Shima Seiki SIG computer knitting machine. Mechanical properties and hand values were measured by a KES-FB system. Subjective hand and favorable images were surveyed based on women in their 20s and 30s. The data were analyzed by a factor analysis, ANOVA and correlation analysis using SPSS 12.0. The subjective hand of intarsia and jacquard knits was categorized into `thermofeeling`, `weight/flexibility`, and `durability`. The results of the favorable image survey for F/W outer knitwear showed that tubular jacquard was most favorable; however, the transfer jacquard was least favorable. Among the three factors that explain the subjective hand, thermofeeling had a strong influence on the favorable image of consumers. Bird`s eye jacquard and tubular jacquard turned out to be most suitable for suits, intarsia and floating jacquard were suitable for cardigans and sweaters, ladder`s back jacquard was suitable for hats or mufflers, and transfer jacquard was suitable for home fashion rather than garments.
Effects of Brand Knowledge and Affect on Brand Choice Confidence of Global Fashion Brands -Moderation Effect of Overseas Residence Experience-
Kim, Su-Young ; Lee, Yu-Ri ; Choo, Ho-Jung ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 36, issue 8, 2012, Pages 837~848
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2012.36.8.837
This study examines how the overseas residence experience of Korean consumers influences the relationship of global fashion brand knowledge and brand choice confidence. We contrast two kinds of consumer brand knowledge, using the concepts of Alba and Hutchinson`s expertise and familiarity. Considering the effect of positive affect on intuitive information processing, the present study investigated the role of positive affect in consumer brand knowledge and brand choice confidence link. The proposed model was tested with structural-equation analysis. The results show that expertise and familiarity effect the positive affect. Positive affect, in turn, influences brand choice confidence. The results indicate that the processes underlying global fashion brand knowledge and brand choice confidence link are different between the consumers with overseas residence experience for more than a year and the consumers without it. The route from expertise to positive affect has a significant impact on the consumers with overseas residence experience but not on the consumers without it; however, the route from familiarity to positive affect and the path from positive affect to brand choice confidence have a greater impact on the consumers without overseas residence experience than the consumers with it. We find that the consumers with overseas residence experience favor expertise in the process underlying global fashion brand knowledge and brand choice confidence link, whereas the consumers without it favor familiarity and affect based thought.
The Formative Characteristic of Creative Fashion Design by the Checklist Method
Nam, Mi-Young ; Kim, Yoon-Kyoung ; Lee, Kyoung-Hee ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 36, issue 8, 2012, Pages 849~859
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2012.36.8.849
This study contributes to the development of a creative fashion design and provides concrete data regarding the process of creative ideas through an analysis of the characteristics of the fashion design idea and the characteristics of fashion design from a formative perspective according to Osborn`s checklist method. The data collection involved 466 pages that focused on the work of 30 designers (2005 S/S-2009 F/W) extracted from the websites style.com and ifb.co.kr. In the cases of pictures collected, a content analysis was applied based on statistical analysis and design analysis criteria. First, as a result of the examination of the characteristics of ideas for fashion design based on the checklist, it turned out that elimination method is most frequently employed, followed by addition, conversion, limit and combination. In addition, every idea showed a significant difference in terms of the applied item, expression method, and balance. Second, due to the study of the formative characteristics of fashion design (based on the checklist), it turned out that square-shaped silhouette, achromatic and chromatic colors, combined tones, identical color combination, complex texture, and identical texture combination are frequently used. In addition, every idea showed a significant difference in terms of form, color, and fabric. We believe that the use of the checklist is useful for the development of a creative design because formative characteristics vary based on the characteristic of ideas of fashion design.
Sizing System for Medical Compression Stockings -Focus on Imported Medical Compression Stockings in the Korean Market-
Do, Wol-Hee ; Kim, Nam-Soon ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 36, issue 8, 2012, Pages 860~874
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2012.36.8.860
This study provides size information on current imported medical compression stockings in Korea. A total 20 brands from 6 countries imported and sold in the Korean on-off line markets were selected for this study and the sizing system of medical compression stockings was researched. The results of this study were as follows: there were size differences among different USA brands according to product type or compression class of medical compression stockings. To establish the sizing system for medical stockings of the German brands, the basic body measurements standard was set as cA, cY, cB, cB, cC, cD, cE, cF, cG, cH, cT, lD, lG, and lT. Italian brands developed the sizing system for medical compression stockings by compression class. In the Swiss brands, size types were sub-divided as `Normal`, `Plus`, `Short`, and `Long`. The sizing 1 were confined within very narrow limits. There were differences of the basic body measurements between Taiwan brands. The results of the comparison of the size range of the imported brands with Size Korea (KATS, 2010) by two-way size distribution shows that the sizing systems of the imported brands were unsuitable for Koreans. To enhance the suitability of the sizing system for medical compression stockings, a new sizing system for Korean adult males and females needs to be established.
Effects of Bleaching Conditions on the Properties of Hair
Shin, Seung-Yeop ; Chung, Hae-Won ; Hwang, Na-Won ; Hwang, Hee-Jong ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 36, issue 8, 2012, Pages 875~884
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2012.36.8.875
Many Koreans have recently bleached their black hair to blond or a light color due to the influence of their favorite Korean idols. Bleaching effects were studied under various bleaching conditions, such as the concentration of oxidants, the ratio between bleach accelerant and oxidant, and treatment temperature and time. The degree of damage of bleached hair with the same color difference (
) intervals was observed in SEM images, the retention of breaking load and the change of color after dyeing. The ratio between bleach accelerant and oxidant of 1:2.5 was an effective condition.
values of the bleached hair treated with 9% oxidant increased to 90 min. At a treatment temperature of
values were maximum at 30 min and then decreased as time further increased; however,
values of the bleached hair increased as the treatment time increased. At
, both of
values showed a maximum at a specific time. Bleaching efficiency was influenced most by temperature, followed in order by time, and oxidant concentration. As the treatment time increased,
values greatly increased with twice treatment; however,
values decreased. Bleached hair, which had a color difference of higher than 30, showed the scales were completely removed and the retention of the breaking load greatly decreased. Highly bleached hair showed a great decrease in
values by dyeing; however, dyeing with bright colors was more indicative to the effect of bleaching.
Competitiveness of the Clothing and Textile Industry in North Korea
Lee, Yu-Ri ; Choi, Yun-Jung ;
Journal of the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, volume 36, issue 8, 2012, Pages 885~899
DOI : 10.5850/JKSCT.2012.36.8.885
This study investigates the competitiveness of the clothing and textile industry in North Korea, compare to those of China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, South Korea, Thailand, and Vietnam from 1993 to 2010; in addition, it explores the potential cooperation between South Korea and North Korea. First, a revealed comparative advantage (RCA) was used to investigate the competitive performance of clothing and textile industry in North Korea. The results reveal that North Korea and Viet Nam had superior comparative advantages from 1993 to 2010. Second, in order to investigate the factors that affect the competitive performance, depth interviews based on Porter`s Diamond of Competitive Advantage were designed and completed by government officers and practitioners working in the clothing and textile industry field. The results show that cheap labor, the stable demand of South Korea and China for basic products, lack of supporting and related industries, and organizational power highly influence the competitive performance of clothing and textile in North Korea. This result provides insight into the potential and limitations of the clothing and textile business. In addition, this study provides a better understanding of the effects of inter-Korean economic cooperation in socialist states.