Fashion Design Reference Books
Here are some great fashion design resources available in the library reference section!
Clothing Through American History
Call Number: REFERENCE: GT607 .S73 2011
Publication Date: 2010-01-01
This work offers information on fabrics, materials, and manufacturing; a discussion of daily life and dress; and, the types of clothes worn by men, women, and children of different levels of society.
The Berg Companion to Fashion
Call Number: REFERENCE: GT507 .B47 2010
Publication Date: 2010-11-15
This handy volume is a one-stop reference for anyone interested in fashion -- its meaning, history and theory. From avedon to codpiece, dandyism to the G-string, Japanese fashion to subcultures, trickle down to Zoot suit, The Berg Companion to Fashion provides a comprehensive overview of this most fascinating of topics and will serve as the benchmark guide to the subject for many years to come. This volume contains over 300 in-depth entries covering designers, articles of clothing, key concepts and styles.