Comparison Research on the Ease of Fitted Dress Shirt Patterns

Eunhae Lee, Sanghee Park
2014 Fashion business  
in their interest in their attire, and the word 'mansumer' (Che, 2006) appeared which refers to a male consumer who is enthusiastic in spending while having a definite taste of his own. Shirt, a basic item to wear when dressing up in a suit, has been accepted as inner-wear (Koo, 2006b) . Lately, diverse designs of shirts launched, enabling the shirt to express its own distinction of itself, as the shirts becomes more Abstract Shirts which have been a inner-wear in men's suit in the past, are
more » ... in the past, are being changed into an item that 20's men utilize to their individuality. Dress shirts have gotten out of its shape, becoming tight and slim with activity and fashion trend. In this study, two patterns of fitted dress shirts in a clothing construction text book were compared with the pattern of an apparel company with regard to the size tolerance and appearance silhouette; this comparison was performed through a fitting test and an appearance evaluation. According to the study, size tolerance of chest girth and waist girth were about 6~8cm and 10~18cm, respectively. Neck girth of the collar was tight in both the fitting test and appearance evaluation. Thus, the measurement value of the neck base girth had to be used for the collar pattern making. Moreover, approximately 35cm is a moderate size for the width on the upper arm in sleeve. Therefor the factors such as size tolerance of waist girth, height of sleeve cap, slim sleeve width and measurement value of neck base girth are being considered for the pattern making of fitted dress shirts.
doi:10.12940/jfb.2014.18.3.91 fatcat:5m7g45a2v5en5crypre54eyjyy