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Fashion and Costume

Guide purpose

This guide provides a selection of research tools for the study of fashion and costume, including a list of key databases to find literature and images, and a guide to finding books.

Fashion research can be found in sociology, anthropology, and business literature, as well as in research about the fine and applied arts, and material sciences. The list of sites below introduces the most prominent tools to search these fields, and provides links to important primary source resources, such as magazine archives, and digital image collections.   

Key Resources