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Table 6 Body-form variations—fit model vs. most common variations in the sample

From: Exploration of the body–garment relationship theory through the analysis of a sheath dress

Body-form variationFit model categorical descriptorsSample categorical descriptors
Neck region
 Neck thicknessAverageThick
 Neck-to-shoulder transitionSmoothSharp
 Collarbone visibilityVisibleVisible
 Neck tiltSlightly forwardForward
Shoulder region
 Shoulder lengthAverageLong
 Shoulder point sharpnessSoftSoft
 Shoulder point alignmentAligned w/b, inside hh and tOutside b, inside hh and t
 Shoulder dropSlightly slopedSloped
Shoulder blade region
 Prominence point alignmentArm joinArm join
 Blade prominenceVisibleVisible
 Blade descriptionRoundedRounded
 Blade widthAverageNarrow
Bust region
 Bust fullnessAverageFull
 Ribcage containmentYesYes
 Bust point widthWideWide
GLBFP region
 Waist indentationBarelySlight
 GLBFP locationAbdomenAbdomen
 GLBFP descriptionRoundedRounded
 GLBFP alignmentHigh-hipHigh-hip
 Past-bust extensionNoYes
Buttocks region
 Buttocks prominenceProminentProminent
 Buttocks lengthLongLong
 Buttocks fullest partMiddleMiddle
 Buttocks alignmentHipHip
GLBSP region
 GLBSP locationThighThigh
 GLBSP alignmentAbove crotchAt crotch
 GLBSP descriptionRoundedRounded