Images from Berg Fashion Library
Search Vogue Archive!
A complete, searchable archive of American Vogue, from the first issue in 1892 to the current month. Includes every article, cover, photo shoot, illustration and advertisement, with rich indexing enabling users to find images by designer and brand names.
Search by: Designer, Company & Brand Names, Product, Fabric, Fashion Items, & more!
We Wear Culture, part of Google's Arts & Culture Platform, is a searchable archive of world fashion, created in collaboration with over 180 museums, school, fashion institutes and others organizations, In addition to being a huge database , We Wear Culture also includes over 450 exhibits and stories on various topics. Example topics are Boots, Silk, Cocktail Dress, Costume & Denim.
There is a section on Fashion Icons which includes exhibits on many designers.
There is a section on The Movements which focuses on various fashion trends and groups.
The Making Of (the craft and stories behind what you wear) includes exhibits such as the stories of the kimono and sari and various other traditional dress.
Fashion As Art is an "exploration of fashion as art, and art influenced by fashion."
Use these sources primarily for background information about fashion history, designers and trends.
Fairchild Encyclopedia of Fashion Accessories (ref GT2050 .T67 2003)
Fairchild Encyclopedia of Menswear (ref TT617 .G39 2008)