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Journal of the Korean Home Economics Association 2010;48(6):31-41. doi: https://doi.org/10.6115/khea.2010.48.6.031
Characteristics and Styles of Wearing Scarves in the Contemporary Fashion
Sun Young Kim
Department of Fashion Design, Sunchon National University
Corresponding Author: Sun Young Kim ,Tel: 82-61-750-3685 , Fax: 82-61-750-3680, Email: ksy6341@sunchon.ac.kr
Received: March 8, 2010; Revised: April 1, 2010   Accepted: May 4, 2010.
This study aims to analyze the characteristics and styles of wearing scarves in the contemporary fashion. Scarf-wearing styles found in the contemporary fashion are as follows: 1) Scarves are used as gorgeous hair accessories which are tied around the head like a headband, turban. 2) The second style is to wear scarves around the neck, which involves a variety of ideas. 3) Shawl-like scarves add elegance and femininity to any outfit when they are draped over the shoulders. 4) Scarves are also worn instead of or in addition to a belt with a dress, skirt, pants. 5) The style is to tie a scarf in knots at the back of the neck and the waist as it is shaped or in a diagonally half-folded shape. 6) You can tie a scarf to your hat or handbag or connect a long scarf to one part of your body.
Keywords: scarf, fashion, break stereotypes
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