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International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

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Toward Sustainability and Transformative Innovation

Edited by Yoon Jung Lee, Korea University, Korea

Innovation and sustainability have become the greatest driver of success for the global fashion and textile industry which are among the largest employers in Korea and globally.  The magnitude and complexity of this unprecedented market disruption has academia and the practitioners struggling to manage the phenomena. With information available 24/7/365 through digital access and transformative technology, the conventional perspective and analytic approach are not able to keep business sustainability nor value equation. Minimal research addresses this phenomenon and a robust body of knowledge is lacking to frame understanding. 

New articles will be added here as they are published:

  1. Smart clothing is believed to have an enormous growth potential, but at present, it is not so attractive in terms of sales. This study identified various obstacles affecting consumers’ interest in smart clothi...

    Authors: Naan Ju and Kyu-Hye Lee
    Citation: Fashion and Textiles 2020 7:21
  2. Today, fashionable menswear is appropriating traditionally feminine design elements on an unparalleled international scale. This phenomenon should not be interpreted purely as a subversive gender issue, but sh...

    Authors: Hoe Ryung Lee, Jongsun Kim and Jisoo Ha
    Citation: Fashion and Textiles 2020 7:4