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Creating Women’s Clothing Accessories by Using Optical Fibers

[ ابتكار مكملات ملبسية للنساء باستخدام الألياف الضوئية ]

Volume 31, Issue 2, December 2020, Pages 153–175

 Creating Women’s Clothing Accessories by Using Optical Fibers

Raghad Abdullah Al-Attiyah1 and Olfat Shawki Mohamed Mansour2

1 Fashion Design Department, College of Designs, Qassim University, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
2 Apparel Department, Faculty of Applied Arts, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt - Department of fashion design, college of designs, Qassim University, Saudi Arabia

Original language: Arabic

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The scientific and technological progress provided various optical materials. Optical materials are one of the modern innovations that resulted from high-tech technology. Optical materials and their types can enrich the modern fashion and artistic taste. Fashion engages with technological changes. Optical fibers are characterized by creativity and their ability to change clothing styles to meet the consumer needs, especially in the field of accessories. The current research aims to use the technology of optical fibers in creating women's clothing accessories suitable for the evening. The results of the research included creating of thirteen accessories (8 separate accessories - 5 associated accessories) for women’s clothing in the age group (25-40 years), suitable for the evening by using Optical fibers, taking into account the harmony between optical materials and traditional materials in the lines of design and colors. Optical fibers (end emitting and side glowing optical fiber), added aesthetic values to the designs to integrate the fine art relationships between optical and traditional materials in the accessories designing. The acceptance degree of specialists was measured after building the questionnaire and ensuring its Validity and reliability. The statistical analysis of the questionnaire results indicates that the design of the sixth accessory achieved the highest quality factor in the aesthetic and functional axes as a whole by 90.88%, while the eleventh design in the last with a quality factor of 75.02%. The analysis of variance for the mean of axes evaluation of women's implemented clothing accessories using optical fibers according to the specialists' opinion indicates that the value of (F) was (0.501) which is a statistically significant value, which indicates that there are no differences between the axes of creative accessories for women's clothing accessories by using optical fibers.

Author Keywords: Clothing accessories, optical fibres, associated accessories, separate accessories, modern materials.

How to Cite this Article

Raghad Abdullah Al-Attiyah and Olfat Shawki Mohamed Mansour, “Creating Women’s Clothing Accessories by Using Optical Fibers,” International Journal of Innovation and Applied Studies, vol. 31, no. 2, pp. 153–175, December 2020.