In NUsearch use Advanced Search, Subject, search: costume; costume Design; costume designers; clothing and dress; fashion
Many fashion magazines have not bee digitized, but we do have the entire archive of VOGUE online (see below).The Evanston Public Library has bound print copies of some fashion magazines in their collection. You can look at copies of Seventeen magazine from 1961 onward, Redbook from 1964 onward, and Vanity Fair and Marie Claire from 2000 onward.
The Tate Collection's website includes a feature for searching their online collection of artwork by emotion.
Two institutions located in Chicago's loop have fashion collections: Columbia College Chicago and the Art Institute's Fashion Resource Center.