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Costume Design: Reference Material
A guide intended to aid students conduct library research related to costume design.
Journals and Databases
General Reference Materials
A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion
Mary Brooks Picken
Call Number: MPAL REFERENCE TT503 .P53 1999
Publication Date: 1998
Defines over 10,000 words associated with wearing apparel and fashion.
Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion
Call Number: MPAL GT507 .E539 2005
Publication Date: 2004
This A-to-Z encyclopedia is the essential resource for exploring the relationship between culture and couture.
Reference titles that might get you started:
Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion
Joanne Bubolz Eicher
Call Number: SSHEL REFERENCE Q. GT507 .E54 2010
Publication Date: 2010
The 10-volume Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion is the first comprehensive reference work to explore all aspects of dress and fashion globally.
The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing Through American History 1900 to the Present
Amy T. Peterson; Ann T. Kellogg
Call Number: Online Resource
Find out what we wore and why we wore it in The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Clothing in American History-Twentieth Century to the Present.
Reference Material and Books on Hats, Shoes, and Jewelry
Deanna F. Cera; Jean Appleton (Introduction by); Elizabeth Leister (Translator)
Call Number: ACES 688.20904 F233B:E
Publication Date: 1997
Illustrated guidebook of more than 250 of the world's best costume jewelry creations, organized by time period and maker.
Costume Jewelry for Haute Couture
Florence Muller; Patrick Sigal
Call Number: UNDERGRAD NK4890.C67 M84513 2007
Publication Date: 2007
This illustrated book surveys the exquisite range of costume jewelry produced by haute couture fashion houses.
Hats and Headwear Around the World
Call Number: MPAL GT2110 .C46 2013 (currently by request only)
Publication Date: 2013
This concise encyclopedia provides the answers to topics regarding headwear and human culture in its examination of headwear around the world.
Manolo Blahník Drawings
Anna Wintour; Michael Roberts
Call Number: MAIN STACKS Q. 391.413 B572m
Publication Date: 2003
Over 100 exquisite drawings that Blahnik makes at the outset of the design process.
Sue Huey; Rebecca Proctor
Call Number: Oak Street: Request only
Publication Date: 2007
This book illustrates the unique blend of design skill and craftsmanship that footwear design demands.
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