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Research Expertise and Interests

  • 3D Simulation
  • Fashion Design
  • Costume Design and Reproduction
  • Textile Design.


Zi Young Kang is a fashion designer and a CAD specialist teaching on both BA/BSc (Hons) Textile Practice and BA (Hons) Costume with Textiles. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Clothing, a master’s degree in Clothing and Textile, a master’s degree in Fashion Design and a PhD degree in Design. Her research interests include surface and garment design, digital design and simulation and fashion and costume history. She is currently involved in a historic costume simulation project, in collaboration with the Museum of London, which explores traditional and digital methods for reproduction of endangered garment relics.


  • 3D Simulation
  • Fashion Design
  • Costume Design
  • Textile Design

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Research Output 2015 2018

An Analytical Study of National and International Care Label Systems of Textile and Apparel Products

Sanad, R. & Young Kang, Z., 2018, In : Fashion and Textile Research Journal. 20, 3, p. 331-342 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Standard of Care
Textile Industry

Lolita fashion: A trans-global subculture

Kang, Z. Y. & Cassidy, T., 1 Jul 2015, In : Fashion, Style & Popular Culture. 2, 3, p. 371-384 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Activities 2015 2015

  • 1 Oral presentation

Historic Costume Simulation and its application

Zi Kang (Speaker), Tracy Cassidy (Speaker), Tom Cassidy (Speaker)
10 Jun 2015

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation