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Fashion Design

RESOURCES FOR FASHION RESEARCH, INCLUDING TRENDS + FORECASTING, COSTUME HISTORY + SUSTAINABILITY

Welcome

This guide is intended to help you with your research for fashion design courses. Use the navigation on the left to find recommended library + freely available resources for all aspects of your research.

Questions? Email the Media Arts + Design Librarian, Shannon Robinson, at smr87@drexel.edu or schedule a research appointment.

New in Fashion Design

Fashion and Materiality : Cultural Practices, Global Contexts
Zandra Rhodes: 50 Fabulous Years in Fashion
Sustainable fashion : empowering African women entrepreneurs in the fashion industry
Hat: Origins, Language, Style
Fashion in LA
Fashion crimes : dressing for deviance

Key Resources

Free Library of Philadelphia logoAccess Lynda.com tutorials through The Free Library of Philadelphia. The Free Library of Philadelphia, the city's public library, is available at no cost to anyone who goes to school in Philadelphia. Get a card!

 

Business of Fashion logoThe Business of Fashion is a website with breaking news and fashion business intelligence. You can sign up for a free student membership and get daily news as well as weekly careers newsletters.


These are key resources in Fashion Design. Find more information about how to use them throughout this guide. For resources on the business of fashion, check out the Design + Merchandising guide.