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Fashion Design & Merchandising: Images

Welcome to the Guide for Fashion Design and Merchandising! I've pulled together a selection of resources that I hope will prove helpful for your research papers and projects.

History of Costume Digital Collections

Licensed Image Databases

WSU Visual Resources Collections
Search "All Collections" with the keywords "fashion" or "costume" and retrieve over 4,000 images. Includes 129 images from the Pratt Institute Fashion Plate Collection.

The WSU Visual Resources Collection includes over 200,000 images relevant to the study of art, architecture, history, literature, anthropology, science and more. Powered by Luna software, the collection gives users the ability to create and save presentations and slideshows for classroom use, embed images and presentations in Blackboard, and search images from the popular photo-sharing site Flickr.

Images on the Web

Featured Online Collection