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Latest fashion and design available online!
Explore fashion history, textile design, popular culture and dress with our latest eresources. New South Wales residents can use their registered library cards to access the library’s online resources. If you don’t have a registered library card, signing up is easy.
The Vogue Archive provides access to high resolution colour images of the magazine, from 1892 to the latest issue. It provides access to primary source material for those interested in fashion, gender and cultural studies, and modern social history. More information including search tips and guidance on creating a ‘My Research’ account are available here.
The Berg Fashion Library provides access to resources on world dress and fashion throughout history. As well as an advanced search function, the database allows you to explore by time or by place. You can take the tour here.
New South Wales residents with registered library cards are also able to access the library’s latest ebooks on fashion and design. Explore some of the exciting new titles online:
Fashion on the ration: style in the Second World War by Julie Summer.
Costume since 1945: historical dress from couture to street style by Deidre Clancy.
Knit: innovation in fashion, art, design by Samantha Elliott.
Costume: performing identities through dress by Pravina Shukla.
As always, if you need any assistance accessing the library’s online resources, you can Ask a Librarian
Fashion models preview caravan for the Tootal country fashion show tour by Jack Hickson