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Perception Of Size Variations In 3d Virtual Garment Simulation, Dong-Eun Kim Jan 2013

Perception Of Size Variations In 3d Virtual Garment Simulation, Dong-Eun Kim

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Three-Dimensional garment simulation is an innovative technology enabling apparel product developers to view a realistic 3D image of a garment before physical sample making steps. The benefit is reduced time and money spent on sample making for fit evaluation. However, in order for apparel industry to widely accept this technology, it needs to be proved that the technology is capable of showing different garment size variations accurately.


Diversity In Body Shape And Size: Teaching Design And Communications, Bernie Murray, Ben Barry Jan 2013

Diversity In Body Shape And Size: Teaching Design And Communications, Bernie Murray, Ben Barry

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

Teaching students to create products targeting niche markets and specialty sizes is challenging in fashion education. Students often begin their schooling with steadfast ideas about what body type and shape is desirable in fashion. These ideas are learned, promoted and reinforced by students’ role models and inspirational references in the fashion industry.


Antecedents And Consequences Of Trust And Commitment In Apparel Manufacturer-Contractor Relationships: The Moderating Role Of Firm Size, Na Ri Park, Jae-Ok Park Jan 2013

Antecedents And Consequences Of Trust And Commitment In Apparel Manufacturer-Contractor Relationships: The Moderating Role Of Firm Size, Na Ri Park, Jae-Ok Park

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

As the long-term orientation of the relationships established between firms has been widely discussed as an important strategic element to success in competitive business environments, firms have been interested in establishing cooperative long-term business relationships with customers and suppliers (Morgan & Hunt, 1994). Existing evidence from research insists that the size of the firm (Redondo & Fierro, 2007) is a fundamental component considered in dyadic relational models and trust and commitment (Morgan & hunt, 1994) and firm performance and relationship satisfaction (Jap & Ganesan, 2000) are key elements in the development and maintenance of lasting relationships between firms.