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Fashion Research Portal: Designers and History

Books on Fashion Designers and Fashion History

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Search by names of well-known, established designers. Examples:

Alexander McQueen; Yves Saint Laurent; Rei Kawakubo; Vivienne Westwood

Browse these subjects: 

Fashion DesignersFashion Designers - BiographyFashion - History (choose from 21 related subjects)Clothing and Dress - HistoryCostume - History

Browse these call number areas on the shelf:

TT490 - TT695; GT500 - GT2370; GT507

Online Resources: Emerging and Contemporary Fashion

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Need Additional Resources?

Check out the Fashion History research guide for additional recommended books, databases, films, and more!

Online Resources: Vintage and Historic Fashion

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Page 137 from Vogue October 1959, Photograph by Horst P. Horst. © Conde Nast Publications