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Volume 6, Issue 6 - Dec 2002
Volume 6, Issue 5 - Dec 2002
Volume 6, Issue 4 - Sep 2002
Volume 6, Issue 3 - Jul 2002
Volume 6, Issue 2 - Jun 2002
Volume 6, Issue 1 - Feb 2002
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Image Analysis of Luster Images of Woven Fabrics and Yarn Bundle Simulation in the Weave - Cotton, Silk, and Velvet Fabrics -
Kim, Jong-Jun ;
Fashion business, volume 6, issue 6, 2002, Pages 1~11
The attractiveness of the textile fabrics are generally judged by visual or tactile evaluation methods. Since the surface of the textile materials are so diverse that the visual factors such as optical properties or luster of the fabrics are not easily measurable. While most of the cotton fabrics are not so much lustrous, calendering process could impart the cotton fabric better luster. Also, the general grade silk-like polyester fabrics resemble silk fabric with some limit in terms of luster properties. One of the interesting fabrics showing subdued luster is the velvet fabrics with dark shade. In this study, the luster related properties are examined using some image analysis methods. Yarn models based on the fabric weave types were developed to further investigate the effect of fabric crimp shapes due to weave on the optical properties or luster of the fabrics.
A Study on Contemporary Beauticians' Job Satisfaction
Kim, Nam-Yeon ; Lee, Kwuy-Young ;
Fashion business, volume 6, issue 6, 2002, Pages 12~18
This study was conducted out of necessity for attempting to identify what degree of satisfaction contemporary beauticians having to accomplish this expanded role of theirs had and what factors had an effect on their job satisfaction. Based on the study results, the following conclusion was drawn: 1) It was found that beauticians‘ level of job satisfaction with its components was in the order of 'vocational pride'(3.66), 'human relations'(3.39), 'autonomy'(3.29), 'required job'(3.13), and 'vocational duty'(3.01). 2) It was found that as to the level of job satisfaction according to religions beauticians with Buddhism had the highest level of job satisfaction with each of its components, followed by 'Others'(3.37), 'Christianity'(3.26), 'Catholicity'(3.25) and 'No Religion'(3.24). 3) It was found that as to the level of job satisfaction according to the future plan beauticians saying 'I will stop working at the same time that I marry'(3.68), 'I will continue working'(3.33), 'I will work for several more years'(3.30) and I will stop working at any time depending on circumstances'(3.29).
A Study on the Fashion Styles of the Wellness Kin in the Contemporary Fashion
Kan, Ho-Sup ; Park, Na-Na ;
Fashion business, volume 6, issue 6, 2002, Pages 19~33
In the middle of economic and mental riches in the 21st century, the importance of well being and the pursuit of happiness are emerging as the new trend. Thus the lifestyle that values comfortable and practical naturalness and intrinsic merits has come to influence the human life rather than the old showing-off and formal desire. In addition to this, the spread of the five day week has given more leisure time, which has led to the increasing interest in health and leisure. The interest in sports has skyrocketed since the successful holding of the 2002 Korea and Japan World Cup event. All these changes to the lifestyle have contributed to the fusion of luxury wear and sports wear. As the result of the consumers in the 21st century having more classified and upgraded way of living thanks to the settlement of the above-mentioned lifestyle and the enlargement of the leisure sports culture, there has appeared the wellness kin, who value the importance of life and the nature and believe in the idea that they can reconstruct the environment in the way they can enjoy their lifestyle and pursue happiness. They favor healthy fashion items and think much of exercise, nutrition, and rest. They pursue the natural and comfortable style, whose ideas came from simple exercises such as health training and yoga and the easy and comfortable look observed at resorts. Their fashion style can be divided into three of fitness fashion, yoga fashion and resort fashion. First, the boxer fashion is characterized by the relaxing design and practicality. The major items of the fashion include running shirt-styled upper clothes, training pants, hooded shirts and sneakers. Simple and comfortable look should be induced from the combination of the items. Second, the yoga fashion was motivated by the comfortable yoga wear. It advocates stress-free spirit and comfortable and stable naturalism. Along with the advantages of the good feeling to wear and the functionality to help exercise better, the yoga fashion gives the wearer enough room to move around in, using the unique lines. Third, the resort wear refers to the kinds of clothes you tend to wear at the beach and the park. There are various kinds of the resort look; bathing suits, the beach wear you can wear with the bathing suit, the resort evening wear, the full-side look that you try on top of the bathing suit and is made of the same material of the bathing suit, and the marine look, the symbol of the summer. In short, the study attempted to investigate many trends occurring as the result of human recent increasing interest and concern in the quality of life, and the impacts of them on the fashion world. This kind of research that examines the background of the times and society will help to grasp with the fashion trends of the present and the future. And more studies should be conducted on the development of new and original design in clothes fashion, which reflects the characteristics identified in this kind of research.
Comparison of Body Measurements between Korean and the U. S. Women Aged Over 55
Choi, Mee-Sung ; Susan, P.Ashdown ; Cho, Hoon-Jeong ;
Fashion business, volume 6, issue 6, 2002, Pages 34~42
Anthropometric studies and multicultural research on body changes are fundamental and important data for domestic apparel industry and for globalization of women's clothing marketing. The objective of this study is to compare the general body measurements and shoulder angles of Korean and U. S. elderly women to supply basic data for the apparel design. The anthropometric data was collected including both direct and indirect measurements of 272 women over the age of 55 in Korean (subject = 123) and the U.S (subject = 149). The statistical methods used for the analysis of measurement data are the factor and cluster analysis respectively. The results of the factor analysis indicated that 5 factors can be extracted in Korean and 4 factors can be extracted in the U. S. from 15 body measurements to explain the variance. The results of cluster analysis by shoulder slope angle and forward displacement of the shoulder of Korean and the U. S. women classified them in three groups, cluster 1, cluster 2 and cluster 3 respectively.
A Study on the Comparison of Costume at Lower and Middle Class in the Tudor Dynasty
Kim, Kyung-Hee ;
Fashion business, volume 6, issue 6, 2002, Pages 43~55
This study intends to consider the characteristics of Tudorian costume and find out how the thoughts and cultures in those days had influences on the costume trends of low and middle class. In terms of the Tudorian costume which generated new cultural mainstreams along with blossomed civil culture, this study focuses on the characteristics and trends of costume at low and middle class, which have been little addressed in studies on western costume history or related fields, turning from the costume of upper class based on wealthy noblemen who showed off its dignity and authority along with jewelry and gorgeous ornamental craftsmanship. This study used related pictures, museum material and other literatures as its reference. It first looked into the general characteristics of western costume and considered the characteristics of costumes popularized in professionals at middle class such as apprentice, yeomen and low-class people. Professional or other middle class almost typically used to wear tunic, doublet, shirts, coat or long gown. Black was mainly used as clothes color. Similarly to upper class, silk or velvet was very often used as material. People at low class enjoyed wear costumes with simple and easy style for working. They also preferred natural color and cotton or wool as material. This study intended to find out which type of costumes people at low and middle class enjoyed wearing, rather than compare costume between such two classes.
Transcendency and Embracement in Fashion Designs
Shin, Young-Sun ;
Fashion business, volume 6, issue 6, 2002, Pages 56~67
Fashion designs reflect the trend of the times embedded within the cultural structures of eastern and western civilizations as well as the traditional styles. However, the motives in fashion designs fundamentally come from human beings' willingness for creation through deep understand of nature or using symbolism and artificial esthetic appreciation. Mankind has expressed their willingness for creation through speculation not with the attitude of conquering nature but by acknowledging the flow between their lives and nature. The purpose of this paper is to investigate human beings' transcendental and embracing attitude toward the natural environment and the human environment in fashion design. In natural environment factors, sublimity toward nature's marvelous powers and the transcending state of mind within happiness and delight or the extreme fear or unavoidable coerciveness and the consequential daunting feelings and smallness, and sorrow all stimulate the will of mental speculation and cause a transcending sublimity. A sublime state of mind does not exist in a superficial framework of enjoyment. It is rather an act of transcendence and embracement residing in a sublime object and leading man's spirit into a state of philosophical thought. Also, in man-made Environment factors, we found from magnanimity we were ability to see the true nature of an era's culture.
A Study on the Stage Costume Design of the Opera
Lyu, Chun-Wha ; Cho, Kyu-Hwa ;
Fashion business, volume 6, issue 6, 2002, Pages 68~77
In this study, based on Choi, Jong Rim's script
(2000), the main characters' stage costume designs were presented with 15 illustrated pieces in terms of compounding the images of Korea and West. I considerered the main characters' social status and personality by each act and scene, as well as the correlation of the stage costume's minor theme, color and material. In expressing the stage costume, this study has chosen the formational method of the comparative design dimensions between costumes in 1650s Joseon and baroque period and used the joinder of flat pattern and draping in various parts of the costumes.
A Study on Classification of Chinese Men's Body Types - Focused in Beijing and Shanghai -
Lim, Soon ; Sohn, Hee-Soon ; Kim, Jee-Yeon ;
Fashion business, volume 6, issue 6, 2002, Pages 78~88
The purpose of this study is to provide for some basic data useful to production of the apparels fit and measured well for the Chinese men. For this purpose, 389 men aged between 20 and 49 and living in Beijing and Shanghai, China were sampled to be measured for their constitutions. Then, their constitutions were classified and thereupon, according to the Men's Wear Specifications (GB/T 1335.1-1997), National Standards of People's Republic of China. The collected data were statistically processed using SAS 6.12 for technical statistical analysis, correlation analysis, factor analysis, group-wise analysis. The results of this study can be summarized as follows; 1. As a result of the factor analysis aiming to determine Chinese men's constitutional components, five components could be identified: constitutional obesity, lateral body size, longitudinal body size, shoulder and back width, and shoulder drooping. 2. As a result of classifying Chinese men's constitutions according to drop measurements, four types could be identified. Y type had the lowest obesity and the highest longitudinal body size. A type had a lower obesity and had an average longitudinal body size. B Type had the second highest obesity, the smallest longitudinal body size and shoulders/back width. C Type had the highest obesity, upper body length and shoulders/back width. 3. In terms of distribution, 'B' type (39.10%) of the sample, followed by 'A' type (29.26%), 'C' type (19.95%) and 'Y' type (11.70%). In all, the results of this study suggests that 'B' type represents the Chinese men in contrast with GB specifying that 'A' type represents the Chinese men. On the other hand, Beijing region was dominated most by 'B' type (37.06%), followed by 'A' type (28.82%), 'C' type (22.35%) and 'Y' type (11.76%), while Shanghai region was dominated most by 'B' type (41.13%), followed by 'A' type (31.21%), 'C' type (19.15%) and 'Y' type (8.51%).
A Comparative Study on the Similarities of the Korean and the Chinese Southwestern Clothing Style
Shim, Hwa-Jin ;
Fashion business, volume 6, issue 6, 2002, Pages 89~104
In this thesis I have tried to compare the lines, colors and shapes of the Chinese ethnic minorities of the Moi and the Baek who live in the southwestern region of China and that of Korea. From a functional point most of the clothing in this region were separated between a top and a bottom and used colors in the collar, sleeves and lines to emphasize the decorative and pragmatic use of the clothes. The Chinese southwestern dress style had no limits on the use of color or shapes between class and rank. This was also true of the colors and shapes that were used. On the other hand the Koreans, although having the same structure, used different colors and shapes in proportion to the Joe-go-ri and Baji combination and the Jeo-go-ri and Chima combination.
Consumer's Textile Sensibility in regard to Purchase Experience of Apparel Products in e-Business
Shin, Sang-Moo ;
Fashion business, volume 6, issue 6, 2002, Pages 105~111
E-business has been regarded as new type of marketing channels and has been growing rapidly. The purpose of this study was to investigate textile sensibility depending on consumers' purchase experience of apparel product in e-business. The analyses of 202 questionnaires were conducted by frequency, mean, and standard deviation, and t-test using SPSS 10.0. Computer setting environment was 1280
1024 resolution with 96 DPI (dots per inch) for this experiment. The results of this research were as follows: Melton (flat axis), habutae (thin axis), suede (wet axis), and terry (rustic axis) showed that there were no significant differences in textile sensibility regarding purchasing experience in the cyber apparel store. But oxford (hard axis) showed that purchasing experience group perceived less modern and smooth textile sensibility than no purchasing experience group. In case of linen (dry axis), purchasing experience group showed less modern textile sensibility. In case of muslin (soft axis), purchasing experience group had more flat and less soft textile sensibility than no purchasing experience group. In case of homespun (thick axis), purchasing experience group perceived less modern textile sensibility than no purchasing experience group.