A Comparative Analysis of Virtual Clothing Materials Using a Digital Clothing

디지털 클로딩을 활용한 가상의복의 소재별 비교분석

  • Chang, Heekyung (Dept. of Clothing and Textiles, Sookmyung Women's University) ;
  • Lee, Jungmin (Dept. of Fashion Industry, Ewha Womans University)
  • 장희경 (숙명여자대학교 의류학과) ;
  • 이정민 (이화여자대학교 의류산업학과)
  • Received : 2017.06.05
  • Accepted : 2017.11.22
  • Published : 2017.11.30


A comprehensive research must be conducted on manufacturing techniques such as patterns and sewing, with the understanding of material properties to satisfy consumers' emotions with a strong fashion trend orientation. Physical and emotional characteristics may change depending on the characteristics of the material, and the overall silhouette and feeling of the garment can change depending on how sewing is conducted.To examine the completeness of a finished garment depending on different kinds of clothing material, this study fabricated an actual garment and a 3D virtual garment as well using 3D CAD IMAGE SYSTEM (CLO 3D, DC Suite, etc.) for a comparative analysis. These two methods have their own advantages and disadvantages. This study selected five of the most representative clothing materials and conducted a comparative analysis on appearance differences between actual clothing and virtual clothing by material. Additionally, the study verified the similarity between actual clothing and virtual clothing by comparing their physical properties by material, and evaluated the objectivity and accuracy of the reproducibility of material properties of virtual clothing.


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