Aesthetic image according to the change in the hip circumference and crotch length ease of baggy pants
배기팬츠의 엉덩이둘레 여유분과 밑위길이 여유분 변화에 따른 미적 이미지

Eun-Ju Choi, Mi-A Suh, Mi-Kyung Uh
2013 The Research Journal of the Costume Culture  
The purpose of this study is to define the detailed factors related to expressing the aesthetic image of various baggy pants with changes to the hip circumference and crotch length ease. For this, detailed factors expressing the aesthetic image of baggy pants were deduced, and the aesthetic image and mutual influence according to the change in the hip circumference and crotch length ease were analyzed. Nine baggy pants with different levels of hip circumference and crotch length ease were
more » ... gth ease were produced as experimental pants. The image of each pair of experimental baggy pants was evaluated based on pictures taken of the pants worn by a woman in her 20s with a standard body figure. The image assessment team was composed of 105 clothing majors. The research results are as follows. Three aesthetic image factors of baggy pants were extracted: attractiveness, elegance and activity. When there was not much ease in the hip circumference and crotch length of the baggy pants, it appeared to look more attractive, younger and fashionable. A dignified and feminine image was perceived more when there was less ease in the hip circumference regardless of the crotch length. Because there was less ease in the hip circumference and crotch length, it appeared to be more comfortable, active and soft. These research results show that baggy pants with too much ease in the hip circumference or crotch length are perceived to be less attractive and actually as inactive. As seen here, there is a difference in the aesthetic image according to the change in the hip circumference and crotch length of the baggy pants; therefore, baggy pants which suits a person's own body type can be chosen to enhance the preferred aesthetic image of individuals. Keywords: baggy pants(배기 팬츠), aesthetic image(미적 이미지), hip circumference(엉덩이둘레), crotch length (밑위길이) Vol. 21, No. 4 최은주․서미아․어미경 111 -577 -
doi:10.7741/rjcc.2013.21.4.576 fatcat:c5exvt62g5g7xk7c2566uereqq