Fashion and Textiles

International Journal of Interdisciplinary Research

ISSN: 2198-0802 (Online)


Fashion & Textiles (abbreviated as FATE) is a double-blind peer-reviewed journal dedicated to promoting scholarly exchange among academic and industrial researchers in the field of fashion and textiles. FATE is an online open access journal published under the SpringerOpen brand.

The journal aims to advance knowledge concerning all aspects of fashion and textiles worldwide. Research on fashion and textiles is closely related to work being done in disciplines such as the natural sciences, humanities, social sciences, as well as the arts. In today’s rapidly changing economic and academic environment, the developing knowledge pertaining to FATE’s scope is becoming thematically both broader and more interconnected. By bringing together scholars and industry experts, the journal provides an international forum to discuss challenges and opportunities. FATE is also a member of COPE and adheres to its guidelines on publishing ethics.

The scope of the journal includes the following four technical research divisions:

  • Textile Science and Technology: Textile Material Science and Technology; Dyeing and Finishing; Smart and Intelligent Textiles
  • Clothing Science and Technology:  Physiology of Clothing/Textile Products; Protective clothing ; Smart and Intelligent clothing; Sportswear; Mass customization ; Apparel manufacturing
  • Economics of Clothing and Textiles/Fashion Business: Management of the Clothing and Textiles Industry; Merchandising; Retailing; Fashion Marketing; Consumer Behavior; Socio-psychology of Fashion
  • Fashion Design and Cultural Study on Fashion: Aesthetic Aspects of Fashion Product or Design Process; Textiles/Clothing/Fashion Design; Fashion Trend; History of Fashion; Costume or Dress; Fashion Theory; Fashion journalism; Fashion exhibition.

Fashion and Textiles is associated with the Korean Society of Clothing and Textiles, who also cover the publication costs so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge.

The journal operates a double-blind peer-review system, where the reviewers do not know the names or affiliations of the authors and the reviewer reports provided to the authors are anonymous.

All articles published are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication, without subscription charges or registration barriers. Further information about open access can be found at

As authors of articles published in Fashion and Textiles you are the copyright holders of your article and have granted to any third party, in advance and in perpetuity, the right to use, reproduce or disseminate your article, according to the SpringerOpen copyright and license agreement (

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