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Clothing for Children and Teenagers : Anthropometry, Sizing and Fit (Hardcover) (Norsaadah Zakaria)
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Children and teenagers experience rapid physical growth and alterations in body shape as they develop; changes that pose significant challenges in creating apparel sizing systems.Clothing for Children and Teenagers addresses the complexities of developing size specifications for clothing aimed at seven to seventeen year olds.
The book begins by introducing the principles of apparel fit and sizing systems. Drawing on the author’s own fieldwork, it goes on to discuss methods of conducting anthropometric surveys in children and teenagers, and techniques for analysing the resulting data in order to produce successful sizing systems.
- Systematic and comprehensive coverage of the complexities associated with clothing for children and teenagers
- Reviews techniques in analysis and classification of children and teenagers' body shapes and sizes
- Covers the development, designation and validation of an apparel sizing system for children and teenagers