By J Fan, W Yu, L Hunter

In a single absolutely accomplished booklet, garments visual appeal and healthy: technology and expertise offers a severe exam of the technological advancements and medical knowing of the looks and healthy of garments. The authors bridge the space among the technological know-how of attractiveness and type layout and garment evaluate know-how, garment drape, and human anthropometrics and sizing.

The authors start by way of discussing physique reputation, the way it pertains to garments fabric and layout parameters, and classical and modern theories of attractiveness. They current the industry's innovations, equipment, and criteria for assessing garments visual appeal and healthy and evaluation the learn and improvement of goal size applied sciences for comparing garments visual appeal and healthy. The ebook comprises insurance of material target dimension, textile houses and garment drape, the R & D of physique size, anthropometrics, and sizing structures.

Concluding with a overview of released paintings on garment layout and trend alteration, the booklet covers myriad business criteria, recommendations, and practices. it really is an indespensible source for cloth and model scholars, researchers, and execs within the garments and cloth industries.

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12. ASTM D3511, Standard Test Method for Pilling Resistance and Other Related Surface Changes of Textile Fabrics: Brush Pilling Tester, ASTM International, 2002. 13. ASTM D3512, Standard Test Method for Pilling Resistance and Other Related Surface Changes of Textile Fabrics: Random Tumble Pilling Tester, ASTM 30 Clothing appearance and fit International, 2002. 14. ASTM D3514, Standard Test Method for Pilling Resistance and Other Related Surface Changes of Textile Fabrics: Elastomeric Pad Tester, ASTM International, 2002.

They found that these working women were significantly more satisfied with their clothed bodies than with their nude bodies, showing the importance of dress in enhancing the perception of body appearance. 3 Illusion created by dress The principles of illusion can be applied to the design of dress so as to camouflage the undesirable body attributes and to make the person's appearance closer to the ideal. Horn and Gurel3 have shown that, for a shorter figure with a sloping shoulder, the Muller-Lyer principle can be applied to create an appearance of increased shoulder width and body height (see Fig.

11 Grade scale of button placket position. 12 Grade scale of pocket position. 21 A choice is provided of hand or machine washing, alternative machine wash cycles and temperatures, and alternative drying procedures. Three representative fabric specimens (38 Â 38 cm) cut parallel to the fabric length and width, are prepared, pressed and rated, respectively. The AATCC crease retention replicas are in five grades. The viewing condition is the same as that shown in Fig. 1. 5 Assessment of appearance retention of finished garments Garment appearance may deteriorate due to poor fabric dimensional stability and pressing performance, poor workmanship during garment manufacture and unfavourable conditions during transport.

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