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About

Aims and scope

Fashion and Textiles aims to advance knowledge and to seek new perspectives in the fashion and textiles industry worldwide. We welcome original research articles, reviews, case studies, book reviews and letters to the editor.

The scope of the journal includes the following four technical research divisions:

  • Textile Science and Technology: Textile Material Science and Technology; Dyeing and Finishing; Smart and Intelligent Textiles
  • Clothing Science and Technology:  Physiology of Clothing/Textile Products; Protective clothing ; Smart and Intelligent clothing; Sportswear; Mass customization ; Apparel manufacturing
  • Economics of Clothing and Textiles/Fashion Business: Management of the Clothing and Textiles Industry; Merchandising; Retailing; Fashion Marketing; Consumer Behavior; Socio-psychology of Fashion
  • Fashion Design and Cultural Study on Fashion: Aesthetic Aspects of Fashion Product or Design Process; Textiles/Clothing/Fashion Design; Fashion Trend; History of Fashion; Costume or Dress; Fashion Theory; Fashion journalism; Fashion exhibition.

About The Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles

The Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles is a non-profit academic organization established to make professional contributions to the progress of scholarly research and development of related industries. The KSCT strives to take an active role in improving the wellbeing of human kind as well as to provide opportunities for individual members to further their professional and academic potential by establishing and vitalizing the networks among the academic and industrial members. The goals of the KSCT are as follows:

  • Development of the academic field of clothing and textiles by holding diverse academic programs.
  • Dissemination of academic research to the public.
  • Establishment as a hub for collaborative networks among academic and industrial organizations.
  • Globalization of the activities of the KSCT.
  • Networking between related academic organizations.
  • Leadership in providing a database for the knowledge and information in the clothing and textile field.

Open access


All articles published by the Fashion and Textiles are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers. Further information about open access can be found here.

As authors of articles published in the Fashion and Textiles​​​​​​​ you are the copyright holders of your article and have granted to any third party, in advance and in perpetuity, the right to use, reproduce or disseminate your article, according to the SpringerOpen copyright and license agreement.

For those of you who are US government employees or are prevented from being copyright holders for similar reasons, SpringerOpen can accommodate non-standard copyright lines. Please contact us if further information is needed.

Article-processing charges

Open access publishing is not without costs. Fashion and Textiles therefore levies an article-processing charge of £905.00/$1420.00/€1155.00 for each article accepted for publication, plus VAT or local taxes where applicable.

If the corresponding author's institution participates in our open access membership program, some or all of the publication cost may be covered (more details available on the membership page). We routinely waive charges for authors from low-income countries. For other countries, article-processing charge waivers or discounts are granted on a case-by-case basis to authors with insufficient funds. Authors can request a waiver or discount during the submission process. For further details, see our article-processing charge page.

SpringerOpen provides a free open access funding support service to help authors discover and apply for article processing charge funding. Visit our OA funding and policy support page to view our list of research funders and institutions that provide funding for APCs, and to learn more about our email support service.  

The Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles (KSCT) has funds to cover the full APC for a limited number of articles. If you would like to be considered for coverage by the Society, please contact ksct@chol.com before submission.

Indexing Services

All articles published in Fashion and Textiles are included in:

  • SCOPUS
  • CSA MAterials Research Database with METADEX
  • CSA Technology Research Database
  • DOAJ
  • EBSCO TOC Premier
  • Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • OCLC
  • Summon by Proquest

The full text of all articles is deposited in digital archives around the world to guarantee long-term digital preservation. You can also access all articles published by SpringerOpen on SpringerLink. We are working closely with relevant indexing services including PubMed Central and Web of Science (Clarivate Analytics) to ensure that articles published in Fashion and Textiles will be available in their databases when appropriate.

Peer-review policy

Peer-review is the system used to assess the quality of a manuscript before it is published. Independent researchers in the relevant research area assess submitted manuscripts for originality, validity and significance to help editors determine whether the manuscript should be published in their journal. You can read more about the peer-review process here.

Fashion and Textiles operates a double-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers do not know the names or affiliations of the authors and the reviewer reports provided to the authors are anonymous. Submitted manuscripts will generally be reviewed by two to three experts who will be asked to evaluate whether the manuscript is scientifically sound and coherent, whether it duplicates already published work, and whether or not the manuscript is sufficiently clear for publication. Reviewers will also be asked to indicate how interesting and significant the research is. The Editors will reach a decision based on these reports and, where necessary, they will consult with members of the Editorial Board.

Citing articles in Fashion and Textiles

Articles in Fashion and Textiles should be cited in the same way as articles in a traditional journal. Because articles are not printed, they do not have page numbers; instead, they are given a unique article number.

Article citations follow this format:

Authors: Title. Fash Text [year], [volume number]:[article number].

e.g. Roberts LD, Hassall DG, Winegar DA, Haselden JN, Nicholls AW, Griffin JL: Increased hepatic oxidative metabolism distinguishes the action of Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor delta from Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor gamma in the Ob/Ob mouse. Fash Text 2009, 1:115.

1:115 refers to article 115 from Volume 1 of the journal.

Editorial policies


All manuscripts submitted to Fashion and Textiles should adhere to SpringerOpen's editorial policies.

Once your article is accepted, it will be processed by production and published shortly afterwards. In some cases, articles may be held for a short period of time prior to publication. If you have any concerns or particular requirements please contact the Journal.

Springer Nature remains neutral with regard to jurisdictional claims in published maps and institutional affiliations.

Appeals and complaints


If you wish to appeal a rejection or make a complaint you should, in the first instance, contact the Editor who will provide details of the journal's complaints procedure.

Why publish your article in Fashion and Textiles?


High visibility

Fashion and Textiles's open access policy allows maximum visibility of articles published in the journal as they are available to a wide, global audience. 

Speed of publication

Fashion and Textiles offers a fast publication schedule whilst maintaining rigorous peer review; all articles must be submitted online, and peer review is managed fully electronically (articles are distributed in PDF form, which is automatically generated from the submitted files). Articles will be published with their final citation after acceptance, in both fully browsable web form, and as a formatted PDF; the article will then be available through Fashion and Textiles and SpringerOpen.

Flexibility

Online publication in Fashion and Textiles gives you the opportunity to publish large datasets, large numbers of color illustrations and moving pictures, to display data in a form that can be read directly by other software packages so as to allow readers to manipulate the data for themselves, and to create all relevant links (for example, to PubMed, to sequence and other databases, and to other articles).

Promotion and press coverage

Articles published in Fashion and Textiles are included in article alerts and regular email updates. 
In addition, articles published in Fashion and Textiles may be promoted by press releases to the general or scientific press. These activities increase the exposure and number of accesses for articles published in Fashion and Textiles

Copyright

Authors of articles published in Fashion and Textiles retain the copyright of their articles and are free to reproduce and disseminate their work (for further details, see the copyright and license agreement).

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Associated Society

KSCT

Fashion and Textiles is affiliated with The Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles

Support

Fashion and Textiles is supported by the Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies Grant funded by the Government of the Republic of Korea (Ministry of Education).


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