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Website We Like: The Design Center

October 10, 2012

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The Design Center at Philadelphia University’s Tumblr blog houses 200,000+ objects related to textiles and fashion, ranging from plaids and conversationals to animated gifs and embroideries. Well worth a look. Advertisements

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.

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: […]

TED Lecture: Suzanne Lee – Grow Your Own Clothes

May 4, 2011

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We have another really interesting lecture for you from TED, this time from designer Suzanne Lee who discusses the processes involved in creating fabric from bacteria which form cellulose.