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Fashion Industry
Sector-specific resources for models and fashion designers. The Library also has fashion magazines for design ideas and industry trends. This includes: Lou Lou, Flare, Style, Lucky, Fashion, Vogue, Elle, and Harper’s Bazaar
Books
  • 100 Ideas That Changes Fashion (687 Wor)
    Highlights and explains the revolutionary changes in womenswear from 1900 to 2010.
  • 50 Fashion Designers You Should Know (746.920922 Wer)
    ,”An essential handbook to a century of fashion.”
  • Basics Fashion Management: Fashion Promotion (687.0688 Moo)
    An inspiring and practical guide to promoting a brand in the 21st century.
  • Creating A Successful Fashion Collection (746.92 Fae)
    ,”Everything you need to develop a great line and portfolio.”
  • Drawing Fashion Accessories (741.672 Mil)
    A practical guide to illustrating footwear, millinery, bags and purses, cosmetic products and jewelry.
  • Fashion : The Whole Story (746.92 Fas)
    This fascinating book traces the history of fashion in every part of the world.
  • Fashion Design (746.92 Jon)
    Have you got what it takes to be a fashion designer? This book provides an overview of the steps from drawing board to runway and offers practical career advice.
  • Fashion Design Course (746.92 Fae)
    ,”principles, practice, and techniques: the practical guide for aspiring fashion designer,”.
  • Fashion Illustration Techniques (741.672 Tak)
    Learn techniques for turning your inspirations into illustrations.
  • Follow The Model (650.1082 Alexa)
    Runway coach J. Alexander’s guide to unleashing presence, poise and power for aspiring models.
  • Form Fit Fashion (746.92 Cal)
    All the details fashion designers need to know but can never find.
  • How To Be A Fashion Designer (746.92023 San)
    fashion design industry secrets revealed.
  • In Fashion (331.76174692 Ive)
    ,”From runway to retail, everything you need to know to break into the fashion industry,”
  • Launching A Successful Fashion Line (746.22 Har)
    A creative, fully illustated guide that shows everyday trendsetters how they can create, brand and sell their own fashion collection.
  • The Fashion Designer’s Textile Directory (746 Bau)
    A guide to fabric’s properties, characteristics, and garment-design potential.
  • The Fashion Encyclopedia (746.92 Fas)
    A visual resource for terms, techniques, and styles
Web Sites
  • Apparel Search
    (www.apparelsearch.com/employment.htm)
    A B2B database for the clothing, fashion and textile industry. Includes links to a directory and job opportunities within the industry.
  • BeThe1
    (www.BeThe1.com)
    A worldwide site serving the beauty and fashion industry.
  • Fashion Career Center
    (www.fashioncareercenter.com)
    Provides a resume and job posting service,links to USA and Canadian fashion schools and resources on fashion industry trends and news.
  • Fashion Net
    (www.fashion.net)
    Practical advice on how to get a job within the fashion business whether it be in fashion designing, modelling, editing or fashion photography.
  • Models.com
    (www.models.com)
    An online membership listing of models, photographers and agencies for aspiring models. Membership fee.
  • Style Careers
    (www.stylecareers.com)
    Billed as "the largest, fashion-only job listing site on the Internet!"
  • Talisman Fashion
    (www.talismanfashion.com)
    Talisman is an International recruitment consultancy whose expertise includes clothing and accessories, footwear, sports and lifestle merchandise, home fashion, cosmetics and beauty.
  • Textile Human Resources Canada
    (www.thrc-crhit.org)
    Learn about job prospects and opportunities in the Canadian textile industry.
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