International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Plain Exploration of Practical Function in Chinese Traditional Costume
Yimiao Tu, Yu Hu

Clothing has many functions, such as decorative function, symbolize function. Practical function is one of the most essential function of clothing , the origin reason in clothing changing, the pursuit of the utility function in clothing is the reason why the costume be created and popularized. Utility function is the absolutely necessary functions of the clothing. Without the practical function, clothing will lose its existent significance. In this article, the practical function in costume would be analysis with several parts like Sang’s appear and fade out, the evolution of pants, the develop of Shenyi and Shenyi’s Youren, the apron and the waist skirt of Ru shirt in the Ming Dynasty, the appearance of belt, and the design of embroidery in wristband.

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