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Fashion Design

A guide to library resources for fashion designers.

Finding Periodicals

Periodicals are written resources that come out periodically
These resources may be released daily, monthly, bimonthly or quarterly. Some examples of periodicals are: Academic Journals, Newspapers, & Magazines. 

Why do you want to look at periodicals?
Popular periodicals, such as magazines or newspapers, offer accurate depictions of the time that they were published. They can often be used as primary sources. You may find some excellent photographs in Vogue, or a relevant article in The New York Times.
Academic periodicals, like journals, will give you an authoritative analysis of its topic. These journals are often 'peer-reviewed,' which means that other scholars in the field have vetted and approved it for publication.

How do I know if a citation is for a book or a periodical article?
Citations for journal articles will have the article's title, the journal's title, a volume & issue number. It does not have the name of a publisher or a location of publication.
Chicago Style Template & Example:
Author Last Name, Author First Name. "Article Title." Journal Name Volume # (Year Published): Page Numbers.
Roces, Mina. "Dress, Status, and Identity in the Philippines: Pineapple Fiber Cloth and Ilustrado Fashion." Fashion Theory 17 (2013): 341-372.
You can find a specific periodical -- a journal, newspaper, or magazine -- by searching for the periodical title in the New School Libraries search bar.
On the left-hand side, go to Resource Type and narrow down to Journals even if it is a magazine or newspaper.
All periodicals at The New School Libraries are listed as 'Journals,' even if they are newspapers or magazines.
If your professor asks you to find a specific article, they may give you a citation like this:
Roces, Mina. "Dress, Status, and Identity in the Philippines: Pineapple Fiber Cloth and Ilustrado Fashion." Fashion Theory 17 (2013): 341-372.
You can find this article by searching for the title, "Dress, Status, and Identity in the Philippines: Pineapple Fiber Cloth and Ilustrado Fashion" in the search bar on the New School Libraries website.
Search the Consortium Libraries
If we do not have a specific article or periodical, you can search for them in the consortium catalogs by clicking on the 'Books and More + Articles' drop down at the top of the catalog page.
You may also go to the individual library websites for NYU and Cooper Union.

Interlibrary Loan
If an article is unavailable through The New School, NYU, or Cooper Union Libraries, you may request it be delivered to you through Interlibrary Loan.
Please note that this may take anywhere from 2 days - 8 weeks.

Fashion Design Periodicals

Print periodicals are shelved in the Periodicals Collection on the 6th floor of the University Center, but many of our periodicals are available online or must be requested from offsite. We subscribe to:
A Magazine Curated By...
Another Magazine
Another Man
Business of Fashion (print)
Charm (1957-1959)   
Collezioni Accessori
Collezioni Donna (Prêt-à-Porter and
  Haute Couture)
Collezioni Sport & Street
Collezioni Uomo
Costume: Journal of the Costume Society - UK
CR Fashion Book
Critical Studies in Men's Fashion
Details (1994-2015)
Donna (1982-2004)
Dress
Ecotextile News
Elle (2004-2013)
The Face (1985-2004)
Fantastic Man
Fashion Practice
Fashion, Style & Popular Culture
Fashion Theory
Femina (1927-1949)
Film, Fashion & Consumption
Flaunt
Gentlewoman
Glamour (1957-1960)
Global Apparel Markets
GQ
Harper’s Bazaar
Harper's & Queen (1977-1985)
Harper's Bazaar Italia (1970-1996)
The Hat
i-D
InStyle (1999-2011)
International Journal of Fashion Studies
Interview
Jardin des Modes (1924-1967, incomplete)
Journal of Design History

Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management
Journal of Textile Design Research and Practice                       
Linea (1958-1985)

LOVE
Mademoiselle (1957-1960)

Men's vogue (2005-2009)
Nylon (2003-2012)
Ornament
Purple Fashion

Self Service
Seventeen (1957-1960)
​Shuttle, Spindle & Dyepot
​Shuz (2003-2005)
So-En
Sourcing Journal Online
Sportswear International
Surface
Surface Design Journal
Tank
Textile: The Journal of Cloth & Culture
Textile History
Textile Outlook International
Textile View
Toile
Trends Collezioni
L’Officiel de la Couture et de la Mode de Paris
L’Uomo Vogue

V Man
Vestoj
Viewpoint
Visionaire (Special Collections)
Visual Merchandising & Store Design
Vogue - American
Vogue - British
Vogue - China
Vogue - Italy
Vogue - Japan
Vogue - Paris 
Vogue Bambini
Vogue Hommes International 
Vogue Patterns
W
Wallpaper
WWD

Many of these periodicals are also available online.