Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social, Applied Science, and Technology in Home Economics (ICONHOMECS 2019)

An Investigation of Thermal Comfort of Woolpeach Modest-Fashion Products: A Case Study in Indonesia

Authors
Endang Prahastuti, Siti Zahro, Hapsari Kusumawardani, Siti Hasanah, Sri Wahyuningsih Hamar
Corresponding Author
Endang Prahastuti
Available Online 21 February 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200218.019How to use a DOI?
Keywords
woolpeach, thermal comfort, modest fashion
Abstract
Woolpeach is a type of fabrics made of 100% polyester with best-selling record in Indonesian market. Muslims form the largest population in Indonesian, and it is not surprising that they wear modest-fashion, usually made of woolpeach fabrics, in performing their daily activities. Therefore, this research wants to know thermal comfort of woolpeachwhen used in creating modest-fashion products in relation to tropical climate of Indonesia. This research used three indicators to know thermal comfort of the modest fashion made of woolpeace, including: 1) thermal insulation of heat, 2) water vapor permeability, and 3) air permeability. Qualitative method was used in this study to deeply know the reaction of participants tothe uses of the modest fashion made of woolpeace fabrics. Twenty students in fashion department in Malang State University were involved as participants in this research. The results of this research shows that 1) most of the participants agreed that modest fashion made of woolpeach fabrics is comfortable to wear in daily activities, which means they did not feel hot, 2) woolpeachcan absorb their sweat, and 3) woolpeach is a fabricwhich can produce cold sensation.
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Proceedings
2nd International Conference on Social, Applied Science, and Technology in Home Economics (ICONHOMECS 2019)
Publication Date
21 February 2020
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978-94-6252-910-6
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.200218.019How to use a DOI?
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license.

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AU  - Siti Zahro
AU  - Hapsari Kusumawardani
AU  - Siti Hasanah
AU  - Sri Wahyuningsih Hamar
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PB  - Atlantis Press
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EP  - 119
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