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In one fully comprehensive book, Clothing Appearance and Fit: Science and Technology provides a critical examination of the technological developments and scientific understanding of the appearance and fit of clothing. The authors bridge the gap between the science of beauty and fashion design and garment evaluation technology, garment drape, and human anthropometrics and sizing.

The authors begin by discussing body attractiveness, how it relates to clothing material and design parameters, and classical and contemporary theories of beauty. They present the industry's techniques, methods, and standards for assessing clothing appearance and fit and review the research and development of objective measurement technologies for evaluating clothing appearance and fit. The book includes coverage of fabric objective measurement, fabric properties and garment drape, the R & D of body measurement, anthropometrics, and sizing systems.

Concluding with a review of published work on garment design and pattern alteration, the book covers myriad industrial standards, techniques, and practices. It is an indespensible resource for textile and fashion students, researchers, and professionals in the clothing and textile industries.

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Table of Contents

PERCEPTION OF BODY APPEARANCE AND ITS RELATION TO CLOTHING, J. Fan Introduction Beauty Facial attractiveness Body Physical Attractiveness Body Image Modification of Body Appearance by Dressing

SUBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF CLOTHING APPEARANCE, J. Fan Introduction Assessment of Fabric Surface Smoothness Assessment of Seam Appearance Assessment of Crease Retention Assessment of Appearance Retention of Finished Garments Reliability of Subjective Assessment

SUBJECTIVE ASSESSMENT OF CLOTHING FIT, W. Yu Definition of Fit Influences on Clothing Fit Testing Methods for Dimensional Fit Subject Rating Scales Subjective Fitting Guide Conclusions

OBJECTIVE EVALUATION OF CLOTHING APPEARANCE, J. Fan, L. Hunter and F. Liu Introduction Objective Evaluation of Fabric Wrinkling Objective Evaluation of Fabric Pilling Objective Evaluation of Seam Pucker Objective Evaluation of Overall Garment Appearance

OBJECTIVE EVALUATION OF CLOTHING FIT, W. Yu Introduction Moiré Optics Algebraic Evaluation of Clothing Fit Clothing Waveform Pressure Evaluation of Clothing Fit
3-D Modelling of Pressure Fit Conclusions

FABRIC PROPERTIES RELATED TO CLOTHING APPEARANCE AND FIT, L. Hunter and J. Fan Introduction Reviews Fabric Objective Measurement (FOM)

GARMENT DRAPE, L. Hunter and J. Fan Introduction Reviews on Drape The Measurement of Fabric Drape Empirical Prediction of Static Drape Dynamic Fabric Drape Seamed Fabric Drape Modelling Fabric and Garment Drape Drape Models in Commercial CAD and Internet Systems Concluding Remarks

3-D BODY SCANNING, W. Yu Introduction Global Development of Body Scanners Principles and Operations of Body Scanning Technologies Benchmarking Challenges of 3-D Body Scanning Concluding Remarks

HUMAN ANTHROPOMETRICS AND SIZING SYSTEMS, W. Yu Terms and Definitions Traditional Anthropometry Historical Development of Sizing System Latest National Size Survey Using 3-D Body Scanner International Sizing Principals of Sizing Systems Conclusion

GARMENT DESIGN FOR INDIVIDUAL FIT, M.Y. Kwong Introduction Pattern Alteration for Fit Prediction of Garment Patterns From Body Measurements Three-Dimensional (3-D) Apparel Design Systems for Pattern Generation and Garment Fit Virtual Fitting on the Internet

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