To cover any shortfall in the body, we can cover it with the clothes we wear. Because the
clothes reflect the spirit and character of the wearer. The function of clothing is it cover the
shortfall in addition to adding beauty as well as the wearer’s body.
-The various line :
Lines is one element of design that will improve body shape in clothing design. The line is often
called a silhouette. Silhouette of clothing can also be called out or limit the shape of the
Expert mode’s silhouettes are clustered based on shapes. Shapes that exist in nature, based on
the fall of material and age. In fashion design, which restricts the form of a line structure or
a.) The Lines based on direction:
1. Vertical lines
Vertical Lines that extends the line. This
line has a strong sense of nature, tall. For
Wearer can give the impression of height,
slim and balance.
2. Horizontal lines
Horizontal line has a calm nature, passive and
stable also effect the horizontal alignment
of the wearer, which gives the impression of
fattening, dilate and rearing. Horizontal lines
used to fit the thin person, when used will
3. Diagonal Lines
Diagonal lines is a line slanting to the right and
left, has the nature of moving, dynamic and varied.
If the slope is vertical direction it will give the
impression of raised. Diagonal line have the effect
of soft, lively, happy for the wearer. Diagonal line
can be worn thin people and fat and will give the
impression of raising or fattening in accordance
with the slope of the diagonal.
b.) The lines based on the way to make.
1. Formal lines
Lines that officially made using drawing tools and measuring instrument. Formal lines give
the impression does not reflect the personality of the wearer.
2. Un formal lines
Made on the basic of the wishes of the maker without measuring instruments. The lines
will give the impression of an individual according to the character of its maker.