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Theatre: Resources for MFA Design Students: Costuming Resources

Resources for costuming, set design, and lighting design

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Books on Costuming

In NUsearch use Advanced Search, Subject, search: costume; costume Design; costume designers; clothing and dress; fashion

Costuming Web Sites

Fashion Magazines

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.

Emotion and Images

The Tate Collection's website includes a feature for searching their online collection of artwork by emotion. 


Fashion Collections in Chicago

Two institutions located in Chicago's loop have fashion collections: Columbia College Chicago and the Art Institute's Fashion Resource Center.

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