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A resource “Vintage Fashion Guild: The Ultimate Resource for Vintage Fashion”

July 31, 2013

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Originally posted on Fashion, Textile & Costume Librarians:
I found this link in an entry in the May 2013 issue of Threads.  Didn’t every remember seeing it before but thoroughly enjoyed checking the site out.  Hopefully it can be of help to students and experts alike.  Membership is not required to use the general resources…

New Website: Zandra Rhodes Digital Study Collection

April 3, 2013

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The University for the Creative Arts has just launched a digital archive of work by British fashion designer Zandra Rhodes.  Researchers and students have worked alongside Zandra Rhodes to prepare, photograph, and catalogue 500 dresses and garments selected from the designer’s private archive, including pieces worn by icons such as Princess Diana, Jackie Onassis, Elizabeth […]

Vogue Archive Webinar – 30 January

January 25, 2013

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Hi ProQuest, the database company who provide our access to the Vogue Archive, is running a webinar about it on Wednesday 30th January, at 2pm (GMT).  The event is free, but you will need to register online to be able to view and interact with the presenter. According to ProQuest: The Vogue Archive contains the […]

Website We Like: Clothes on Film

June 29, 2012

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Clothes on Film aims “to examine costume and identity in movies, featuring detailed articles on outfits, reviews, news and exclusive interviews”.  The site is a US based blog, has been running since 2009, and examines costumes from both current movie releases (such as Cosmopolis) and historical films (e.g. Pillow Talk).

Website We Like – Worn Through

May 11, 2012

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The Worn Through blog takes an academic look at the subject of fashion. http://www.wornthrough.com/ Worn Through is a blog focused on dress and fashion news, events, commentary, and critique, specifically looking at the cultural and social aspects. Its primary focus is the academic and museum worlds of dress studies, and highlights scholarship in those areas.

New Trend Union Books Have Arrived

April 27, 2012

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For those of you interested in trend prediction and forecasting, we’ve now received the Summer 2013 and Winter 2013/14  general trend books. As always, these can be found by the desk in the Short Loan area on the ground floor.

Color Forecast – New Colour Trend Site

April 18, 2012

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I’ve just encountered Color Forecast, a new site that takes a mathematical approach to working out colour trends in Paris, Antwerp, and Milan.  The site appears to be free, and updates it’s forecasts on a day to day basis. It’s an interesting idea, and another way of looking at colour, but it’s dealing very much […]

WGSN Visit and Talk – 7th March

March 5, 2012

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WGSN will be visiting us on Wednesday 7 March to give a talk and overview of their services.  The Library subscribes to wgsn.com, which is available for use on campus. If you’d like to come along and meet with them, and find out more about the site and how they predict trends, find out at: […]

Trend Prediction and Forecasting Services – 17 November

November 14, 2011

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Rachel will be running a training session this Thursday, at 2pm in the Library training room about the prediction and forecasting services available via Libraries and Learning Resources. The session will cover WGSN, Trend Union, the various journals we have,  and will also recommend some freely available online forecasting services.  There are a few places […]

Trend Tablet

May 25, 2011

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Li Edelkoort, publisher of Trend Union and Bloom magazine, has a new online social media service called Trend Tablet. The site is free and “explains how trends grow, evolve and flow; helping us to better perceive and understand they interact with our daily life, and showing the connections between edelkoort’s forecasts and a piece of […]