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Evening Dress, 1950.  Designer: Claire McCardell (American, 1905-1958). Accessed through ARTstor.

Online Resources

Reference Books - Fashion

Fashion Reference Books  (IMC, to the right)

Context Reference Books (IMC, to the right)

Costume Books

 

Look in the call number areas at King Library
GT 500 – GT 2300 (history of costume)
TT 496 – TT 600 (fashion and etiquette)

Sears Catalogs
Search→ SUBJECT:  Sears, Roebuck, and Company -- Catalogs

  • 1897 Sears Roebuck Catalogue  (Art/Arch,  TS 199 .S432 1968)
  • The 1902 edition of the Sears Roebuck Catalogue  (BEST Lib,  TS 199 .S432 2000)
  • Everyday fashions, 1909-1920, as pictured in Sears Catalogs  (King Ref,  GT 615 .E89 1995)
  • Everyday fashions of the thirties as pictured in Sears Catalogs (King Ref,  GT 615 .E92 1986)
  • Everyday fashions of the forties as pictured in Sears Catalogs (King 2nd floor, GT 615 .E9 1992)
  • Everyday fashions of the fifties as pictured in Sears Catalogs (King Ref,  GT 615 .E895 2002)
  • Everyday fashions of the sixties as pictured in Sears Catalogs (King Ref, GT 615 .E917 1999)


Retrospective Historical Resources
Samples only!  Many more like these in the stacks.  Go to one of these call numbers and browse.

  • Sixty Years of Fashion  (King 2nd floor, GT 596 .W6 1963)
  • Harper’s Bazaar 100 years of the American female  (King Folio, HQ 1410 .T7)
  • Fashion in the 30s  (King Ref,  TT504 .R59 1978)
  • Twentieth-century American Fashion  (Art/Arch,  GT 615 .T94 2005)
  • Crosscurrents: Art, Fashion, Design 1890-1989 (King 2nd floor, GT 595 .L4813 1989)

Magazines

King Library, Ground Floor (IMC, to the right)
Bound Periodicals,  “AP” section:
•    Esquire (1962 – present):  AP 2 .E845
•    Ladies’ Home Journal (1965 – 1985): AP 2 .L135
•    Life (1937 – 1970):  AP 2 .L54715
•    Mademoiselle (1949 – 2001):  AP 2 .M2334
•    Newsweek (1935 – present):  AP 2 .N6772
•    Redbook (1962 – present):  AP 2 .R2829
•    Time (1923 – present):  AP 2 .T37
•    Vanity Fair (1913 – 1936):  AP 2 .V3

King Library, Ground Floor (IMC, to the right)
Bound Periodicals, “TT and TX” section:

•    Glamour (1981 – present):  TT 500 .G46
•    Good Housekeeping (1951 – present):  TX 1 .G7
•    Harper’s Bazaar (1954 – present):  TT 500 .H3
•    Vogue (1950 – present):  TT 500 .V7

Art/Architecture Library (Alumni Hall, in Reference Collection)
“Loose Periodicals”

•    American Fabrics and Fashions  (1970s)
•    Belezza (1950s – 1960s)
•    Butterick’s Home Catalog  (1960s)
•    Esquire: Apparel Arts (1950s)
•    Femina (1950s)
•    GQ  (1957 – 1971)
•    Glamour  (1950 – 1970)
•    Mademoiselle (1960s)
 

All the books on reserve at King

Miami Yearbooks

1905 - present: KING Periodicals
Ground Floor, in IMC
LD 3241 .M545 R435

 

Subject Terms

Try these as subject heading terms in the Classic Catalog

•    Clothing and dress
•    Clothing and dress -- catalogs
•    Clothing and dress -- social aspects  --United States
•    Costume -- United States -- History -- 20th century
•    Costume -- United States -- History
•    Fashion – History -- 20th century
•    Hats – History -- 20th century
•    Jeans (Clothing) -- History
•    Shoes -- History
•    Shoes – History -- 20th century
•    Military uniforms