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Fashion Design Databases - Text
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Think of variant words, both broad and specific. Think of similar terms in variant languages (based on the nationality of the designer)
- Fabric – Textiles – Cloth – Silk – Wool
- Dressmaking – Fashion – Couture - Haute Couture – Moda - Alta Moda
- Footwear – Hats – Shoes – Lingerie – Foundations – Swimwear
Use truncation to find variant word endings
Consult the Help option in the database to determine the truncation symbol (usually it is the asterisk *).
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Journals and Periodicals
Selected Scholarly Journals
Selected Popular & Trade Publications
Greenwich, Conn. : Condé Nast Publications, [1941-]
[New York, N.Y.] : [Condé Nast Publications], 1983-
New York : Harper and Brothers, 1867-
Marie Claire, American ed.
New York, N.Y. : Hearst Corporation, 1994-
New York : The Vogue Company, Condé Nast, 1892-
WWD (Women's Wear Daily)
New York : Fairchild Publications, 1976-
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