A Curated List of Virtual Fashion Resources

Polimoda Library's continually updated guide to free online fashion libraries, collections, databases and more

Polimoda Library staff has compiled a list of free online fashion resources for our students. From Vogue Italia's archive to the MET's digital collection, discover our curated list of virtual libraries, magazines, collections, databases and more to keep you busy and take advantage of this time spent at home. 

Reference

 

General resources

 

Online Costume Collections 

 

Fashion museums

 

Fashion resources

Magazines

 

Collections

 

Digitized

 

Books

Fashion and clothing and dress history

 

Collections

 

Books

Fashion exhibitions

 

Online exhibitions

 

Books

Fashion designers

 

Online

 

Books

Fashion illustrators

 

Collections

 

Books

Patternmaking and draping

 

Collections

 

Books

Subculture

 

Collections

 

Books

 

Fanzines

  • Punk Rock: how to look punk (1970s)
  • SLASH, Los Angeles, CA, 1977 – 1980; NO MAG, Los Angeles, CA, 1978 – 1985; DAMAGE, San Francisco, CA, 1979 – 1981; DRY, New York, NY, 1979 – 1982; BOSTON ROCK, Boston, MA, 1980 – 1984
  • Shocking Pink (1981-1982 and 1987-1992)

Last updated: April 29, 2020