A growing resource that will focus on materials ranging from historical dresses to accessories, photographs, posters, drawings, sketches, videos, and fashion catalogues. Europeana Fashion is a best practice network of 22 partners, representing the leading public and private museums, archives and collections from 12 European countries. Europeana Fashion will bring together their impressive and unique collections through Europeana (www.europeana.eu) and also through a dedicated multi-lingual fashion portal.
Educational web resource for fabric and apparel information and care.
Contains over 675 illustrated pages of Fashion History, Costume History, Clothing, Fashions and Social History.
Over 400 digital images from leading French, British, and American fashion journals of the 19th and early 20th century.
Resource for information on fibers of man-made synthetic and cellulosic polymers. Extensive links to industrial, organizational, governmental, and educational sites.
Internet Centre for Canadian Fashion and Design
Fashion and design links, a fashion glossary and a textile dictionary giving information on fabrics, including fiber content, weave, characteristics and uses.
London College of Fashion Paper Patterns
Collection of home dressmaking patterns showing the changing fashions of the past century, from the 1920s to the present day. It includes designs by leading designers such as Laroche, Givenchy, and Christian Dior, and about 800 patterns published by Vogue, Butterick, Woman’s Weekly, and others.
Includes links to general textile information sources.