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Key Journals

Fashion Theory: The Journal of Dress, Body & Culture

Textile: the Journal of Cloth and Culture

Fashion Practice : The Journal of Design, Creative Process & the Fashion Industry

Journal of Fashion Marketing and Management

Journal of Global Fashion Marketing

Fashion and Textiles


Starting Your Search

Here you can access helpful catalogue searches, where we've completed some of the first steps to get you started in your searching

Fashion Design

Ebooks, broadly related to fashion design practice

Sustainable Clothing Practice 

Recently published resources about sustainable fashion

Business and Fashion 

Recently published ebooks, generally related to the business of fashion


This is just a selection of the thousands of ebooks available

The Australian Women's Weekly

National Library of Australia digitised issues of  Australian Women's Weekly 1933-1982. 

Marks and Spencer 

The M&S Company archive, browse themes such as: lingerie and sleepwear, textile technology, and women's clothing.

Europeana Fashion Collections

Historical and contemporary clothing and accessories, as well as catalogues and videos.

Fashion Institute of Technology

Explore and learn about fashion with the FIT Museum collections.

Kyoto Costume Institute

Presenting image and text information for thousands of objects in the KCI collection.

Palais Galliera

Paris Fashion Museum Collection – haute couture, under garments, accessories and historical prints.

MAAS Collection

The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences fashion collection.

Textile Manufactures of India

18 volume set of fabric sample books put together in 1866 by John Forbes Watson – all 700 textile samples

UOW – Fashion plates collection

The original fashion plates collected by Blanche Payne, many from leading French, British, American, and other continental journals.

Design databases

Library Search

Search the library catalogue by title, author, keyword or general subject area.

Study Success

Improve your study skills by attending workshops for Study Success 

Design Technology Store

Equipment loans, information and training about a range of camera, lighting and audio gear. 

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APA Referencing Tool is your guide for APA 7th style referencing, with examples for both in-text citations and reference lists.

New Items

The Dangers of Fashion : Towards Ethical and Sustainable Solutions

Sara B. Marcketti  and Elena E. Karpova  (2021),

Making Disability Modern: Design Histories

Elizabeth Guffey and Bess Williamson

Design: The Key Concepts

D.J.Huppatz (2020)

Designing Smart Objects in Everyday Life

by  Marco C. Rozendaal, Betti Marenko and William Odom (2021)

Encyclopedia of Asian Design, Volume 1

Haruhiko Fajito & Christine Guth (2020)

Atari Design

Raiford Guins (2020)