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Sustaining traditional clothing styles and cultural heritage: A multiple case analysis approach

Authors
  • Chuanlan Liu (Louisiana State University)
  • Yue Wu (Jiangnan University)
  • Rongrong Cui (Zhejiang Sci-Tec University)
  • Huie Liang (Jiangnan University)

Abstract

Thisstudy addresses the imperative of preserving traditional Chinese clothingstyles and textile techniques, particularly among younger generations. Focusingon the innovative intersection of traditional elements and modern fashion, theresearch explores successful strategies employed by Chinese brands. Caseanalyses were conducted. The findings reveal three strategic approaches:contemporizing traditional styles, modernizing cultural heritage, andleveraging digital technologies for immersive education. In essence, thecreative infusion of traditional elements into modern design proves pivotal forsustaining cultural heritage in the dynamic landscape of the fashion industry.

Keywords: cultural heritage, traditional styles, Chinese styles, traditional textile techniques

How to Cite:

Liu, C., Wu, Y., Cui, R. & Liang, H., (2024) “Sustaining traditional clothing styles and cultural heritage: A multiple case analysis approach”, International Textile and Apparel Association Annual Conference Proceedings 80(1). doi: https://doi.org/10.31274/itaa.17119

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Published on
21 Jan 2024
Peer Reviewed