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A study on Men's Trunks Designs Characterized by Chinese Letters
한자(漢字)를 응용한 남성 트렁크 디자인 연구
- Kim, Hye-Ree (Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts) ;
- Choi, Won-Kyung (Dong-Ah Institute of Media and Arts) ;
- Lee, Young-Sook (Gangneung-Wonju National University)
- Received : 2010.06.17
- Accepted : 2010.08.21
- Published : 2010.10.30
Trunks like men's underpants are similar to boxer shorts and are made in both modern and traditional styles. Like boxer shorts, trunks cover the mid-section of the body (hence the name "trunk"). As the income level of the nation increases, men as well as women become interested in fashion expressing the individual's character, by not regarding fashion as simply wearing essential items to live in. Men's interest in fashion influences men's underwear designs which has been thought previously just as to be worn for living in. Nowadays, trunks are often worn as lounge wear in the household, therefore the need for sensual and characteristic trunks designs is required in the fashion market to meet the customer's new needs. In modern fashion designs, Chinese letters have been artistically presented and used in decorative fashion design regardless of its original meaning, generally embroidered in traditional costumes. Based on the fact that Chinese letters containing lucky meanings have traditionally been used, other Chinese letters meaning positive and prospective future can be adapted and weaved into men's trunks designs. Therefore, in this study, among many good meaning Chinese letters; four Chinese letters, 高(high), 金(gold), 義(justice), 愛(love), have been selected and applied in the trunks designs. The purpose of this study is to develop men's trunk designs using these Chinese letters which can be massively produced and sold in Asian countries which commonly understand the meaning of the Chinese letters as well as in South Korea.
trunks;chinese letter fashion design;men's underwear;underwear design;lounge wear
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