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A resource guide for Fashion


We have an extensive print collection of fashion journals and magazines in the library. You will find these on Floor 3 in the library. 

Fashion Resources

We have a variety of resources for finding images. These are some of the key ones available from the library.

A full list of image resources can be found on the Image Resources section in this subject guide, including information about creative commons and other freely accessible image collections.

Just a very small selection of some fashion related websites available. Remember to always critically evaluate any website information you find, considering the currency, reliability, authority and purpose of any information. 

Company Information

Company information includes newscompany profiles, and annual reports and accounts. All UK Public Limited Companies are required to publish their annual reports and accounts online, so these can be found by visiting the company website. Other types of company such as Private Limited companies are not require to publish their accounts this way, so the information may not be freely available. The following resources may help you locate such information:

Market Research

These resources provide market research information covering a wide range of sectors and industries, including fashion and textiles related information.


Find up to date information about companies, markets and the fashion industry using newspapers and online news sources.

Useful class numbers

Clothing manufacture 687

Fashion buying, marketing & management   687.0688

Fashion trends and designers  746.92

Marketing  658.8

Retail management  658.87

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