Reference

Fashion

Categories

* Costume History
* Designers and Labels
* Fashion Events
* Magazines and Fashion News
* New Zealand

Sites

* Contemporary Fashion
A-Z of designers and fashion houses of the 20th Century. Essays and references to further reading in books, articles and web sites. Ed. Taryn Benbow-Pfalzgraf. 2nd ed. St. James Press, 2002.
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* Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear through the Ages.
Provides a broad overview of costume traditions of diverse cultures from prehistoric times to the present day. Examines more than 430 items of human decoration and adornment, ranging from togas to turbans, necklaces to tennis shoes. Explores how and why items were created, the people who made them, and their uses. This set shows how clothing, headwear, body decorations, and footwear reflect the different cultural, religious, and societal beliefs. Ed. Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast. Detroit: U*X*L, 2004.
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* St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture
Over 2,700 essays, with illustrations and bibliographies on a range of topics. Ed. Sara Pendergast and Tom Pendergast. Detroit: St. James Press, 2000.
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* Fashion.Net
Latest fashion shows, fashion video online, fashion news, fashion chat, A-Z of fashion
* Mode a Paris
Gateway to fashion design & designers - Federation Francaise de la Couture, Paris France
* The Sartorialist
Daily blog about everyday fashion from the street, sharing pictures and comments on men's and women's fashion.