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Established in 1989, this collection is an academic and inspirational resource supporting teaching and learning across disciplines through the exploration of dress and its relationship to history, culture, art, design, business, and technology. It also houses fashion accessories, advertisements, books, periodicals, visual media and other reference materials. It is available by appointment.
Search for models, trends, accessories and fashion shows by keywords while tracking the latest in runway and streetwear. Free registration permits users to create Moodboards of images from the site for printing, saving as a PDF, or sharing online. Try 'Tag Trends' for the latest images of the season.
Vogue magazine's fashion news, beauty coverage, celebrity style, culture reviews, video and runway coverage is current, well organized and easy to navigate. Sign up for the Vogue Runway newsletter for up-to-the-minute cover of major shows.
This book traces the development and style of women’s and men's clothing from the end of the 19th century to the present day and spans more than a century of British and world history with more than 300 images featured.
Influential ideas that changed the way we dress. Includes categories such as: Dandyism, The Teddy Boy, Rock and Roll, The Mod, Preppy, Biker Culture, Tattoos, Surf Culture, Androgyny, Military Uniforms, The Hippie, Bohemianism, T-shirt Graphics, Greasers, Psychedelia, Rasta, Skinhead, Heavy Metal, Glam, Punk, The Hoodie, Grunge, Burlesque, Steampunk, and many others.
From historical epics and romantic dramas to sci-fi blockbusters and arthouse cool, take a journey through the last 100 years of cinema style and its influence on the catwalks, and see how the fashion of film has transformed the world of fashion design.
Offers advice for fashion photographers on assembling your creative team, casting models, developing shoot concepts, and producing photographs and fashion film for editorial and advertising. Professional practice, including self-promotion, social media, set etiquette, and fashion in a global context are also discussed.
Go Back In Time -- The Library of Congress recently launched a new tool to search Historical Newspaper Images. The public can now explore more than 1.5 million historical newspaper images online and FREE of charge. Users can search visual content in American newspapers dating 1789-1963. Explore fashion advertisements or photos of the latest fashions from Paris that are all in the PUBLIC DOMAIN to use however you wish. Watch the video to learn more about its special features.
The Icons - The famous faces and designers that changed the way we dress
The Movements - From the courts of Versailles to the streets of Tokyo
Fashion in Black Culture - Preserving the Contributions
Fashion and Art - A Collaboration As Old As Time
Fashion Through Time - See how the silhouettes, styles and trends have changed over the last 3000 years