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Suggestion of the Bicycle Wear Design based on Active Senior Women's Preference

액티브 시니어 여성의 자전거의류 선호에 따른 디자인 제안

  • Jung, Hee-Kyeong (Dept. of Clothing & Textiles, Pusan National University) ;
  • Lee, Jeong-Ran (Dept. of Clothing & Textiles/Research Institute of Elderly, Pusan National University)
  • 정희경 (부산대학교 의류학과) ;
  • 이정란 (부산대학교 의류학과/부산대학교 노인생활환경연구소)
  • Received : 2015.04.01
  • Accepted : 2015.06.10
  • Published : 2015.08.31

Abstract

This study investigates preferred bicycle wear designs that can satisfy active senior consumers. A survey was conducted on 50-60's women who periodically rode bicycles. The results indicated a preference for slim designs and red colors. Jacket designs preferences were for a tight fit for size tolerance, stand collar style, and elastic band details for cuff styles. Pants design preferences were for a whole band waist belt type with a tight fit style such as leggings in pants silhouette, zipper details on the side line and ankle length. They also preferred styles with pads attached to underpants in the pad style and the part of the back waist in the pocket position. The survey showed four kinds of jacket design drawings on an ordinal scale rating. Results indicated a preference for set-in variation jackets with the red and gray color combination. Finally, we demonstrated bicycle wear design suggestions. The jacket applied different armhole line colors connected to the sleeve to make the waist slimmer; in addition, stretchable material helped improve armpit part functionality.

Keywords

bicycle wear;active senior;design preference;design suggestion

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단

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