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  • The development and construction of sustainable adjustable clothing for growing children 

    Petersen, Be-Artha (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2010)
    Children grow at fast rates. Due to this fact, parents constantly need to purchase new clothes as children out grow their clothes before it becomes fully worn. Parents spend thousands each year on children's clothing ...
  • Petite women: the reflection of confidence for petite women through dress 

    Bailey, Claire Simone (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2010)
    Petite women face many difficulties when purchasing clothing (Kam, 2006). This has been the common reaction expressed by a number of petite women all over the globe (Kam, 2006). Although there have been efforts made to ...
  • Reviewing the concept of the "pure" white menswear shirt 

    Vermeulen, Lester Jacque (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2010)
    Wearing clothes such as the white shirt is a part of everyday life and history. In the 21st century, the persistence of the white shirt as a staple basic menswear garment is still apparent, and thus the focus of this ...
  • Multi-dimensional clothing 

    Negrao, Nayra Waddington (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2010)
    The main objective of the research is to unfold the necessary theory by using current and relevant information available, in the scientific and fashion department, to substantiate the exploration of dimensions and the ...
  • Experimentation with an unconventional raw material as a form of self-expression in fashion design 

    Sylvester, Malecia (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2010)
    The study within my context is one of a personal nature with regards to the suitable selection of fabrics for a ladies clothing range. I've always played around with the idea of designing a ladies clothing range using ...
  • Corporate identity for the young fuller figured women 

    Papa, Sindiswa Delia (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2010)
    A research was conducted in order to assist the Young Fuller Figured Women entering and already working in the corporate environment with clothing for the work environment. This research was conducted so that these women ...
  • Challenging tradition through sustainable bridal wear for a contemporary South African market 

    Booysen, Eileen Eleanor (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2010)
    This research was conducted to find a natural and functional alternative to commercialised bridal wear in South Africa, for a South African market base, which is holistically sustainable in light of the global paradigm ...
  • A learn-to-dress storybook in conjunction with a practical and functional children's wear range : to aid children with autism 

    Moosa, Nabeela (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2010)
    Children with autism experience fine motor difficulties that affect their ability to perform daily tasks. The purpose of this research study was to help improve these fine motor difficulties by teaching the child a ...
  • Security-focused party wear for the purpose of enhanced personal safety in the urban environment 

    Van Rhyn, Sonelle (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2010)
    This dissertation will focus on a security focused range of ladies clubbing apparel, adapted for the urban lifestyle. The dissertation is based on the theory of the Supermodern Condition and the Supermodern Design ...
  • Versatile bridal wear 

    Chen, Yu-Chieh (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2010)
    In the 19th and 20th Century, products were manufactured with little concerns for the environment. The result of this was an over flowing of low quality products and a high elimination rate, especially in the fashion ...