A Study on the Aesthetic Characteristics of Contemporary Chinese Fashion Design - based on traditional culture code analysis -
현대 중국적 패션 디자인의 미적 특성 연구 - 전통문화코드 분석을 기반으로 -

Mei Ling Nan, Eun Kyung Park
2013 The Korean Society of Costume  
1) This study aims to clarify the identity of contemporary Chinese fashion design by examining how the characteristics of Chinese tradition are accepted and presented in fashion under the influences of western cultures. This study performed a literature survey on related works. Also this study performed demonstrative analysis of Chinese daily newspapers (People's Daily and Xinmin Evening News, 2007-2010) and fashion collections by Chinese and Chinese descent designers
more » ... 2008)(2009)(2010)(2011). The results are as follows: First, China is trying to express Chinese traditional ideas and factors in the design areas, and also trying to achieve an universal generalization. Second, the Chinese designers emphasized traditional ideas and culture in their designs. The Chinese descent designers were affected more by western culture. The common aesthetic consciousness were the beauties of sophisticated and splendorous decoration, vastness and elegance. Also the compromised images, neutral images and antique images were common in both groups. Third, the Chinese designers presented fashion designs on formalized and imitation stage. Also they tried to make a metaphorical stage. The Chinese descent designers showed designs on a metaphorical stage. In conclusion, the contemporary Chinese fashion design should find the way to globalize and identity of the traditional culture code simultaneously.
doi:10.7233/jksc.2013.63.2.125 fatcat:34dku5vcmndajiistkwxlybewu