Analysis on the Application of Traditional Shoulder Adornment Arts in Fashion Design
Shoulder adornment, as a colorful flower among traditional Chinese costume, is known for its totem-rich patterns, exquisite embroidery skill and unique decorative application. In this paper, the modeling and structure of the shoulder adornment arts were discussed and explained. The direct, indirect and re-creation application method of artistic representations were applied into the design of cheongsam, sweater and evening dress to create innovative effect. These clothes not only kept the charm of Chinese shoulder adornment, but also represented the characteristics of modern fashion design. Modern women clothes with the characteristics of luxury, graceful and Chinese traditional could be designed on the basis of the combination of unique shoulder adornment styles with modern fashion style, which embodied great artistic value and unique creativity of shoulder adornment in traditional Chinese costume culture and represented the culture implication of the unity of heaven and man.
Lun Bai and Guo-Qiang Chen
J. P. Shi et al., "Analysis on the Application of Traditional Shoulder Adornment Arts in Fashion Design", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 175-176, pp. 777-781, 2011