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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Costume Design: Books

A guide intended to aid students conduct library research related to costume design.

Print Resources

Remember that most materials for costume design will be in

Dewey Decimal: 390 (for costume)

646 (for fashion); and

Library of Congress: GT507 and GT510 (for fashion)

PN2067 (for costume design and history). 

Books on Fashion


These books are simply examples of sources that are available to you.  Do not hesitate to do your own keyword/subject/title/author searches in the catalog.

Books on Costume Design