Fashion Design Guide
Villa Maria College Library
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Find current and archived journals in the South Room in the library. Print journals can be borrowed for one week. Some additional titles are also available for single issues and archives.
- Harper's Bazaar
- Textile View
- Vogue (American, British, French and Italian editions)
The Costume Institute's collection covers creations from across the five continents and over a number of centuries of fashion design.
A list of fashion and costume museums and galleries across Europe. Check a museum or galleries' website for online collections.
The Museum at FIT offers a portion of what they house in their Online Collections.
A hub of fashion since 1995, this site connects designers, labels, awards and more. Short biographies of designers are connected with each designer's or house's official social media outlets.