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History of Fashion
Books you can take with you are in this number range:
When searching our catalog use these subjects:
- Fashion - History
- Clothing trade
- Clothing trade - History
- Costume design
- Costume design - History
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Mass Historia - Learn about Renaissance and Victorian-era historic recreation.
The Elizabethan Hornbook - A primer on 16th-century English worldviews and manners.
Elizabethan Costume Page - A directory of links to information about how to build Elizabethan outfits.
The Gentleman's Page - A guide to 19th-century dress and behavior for men.
Gentleman's Emporium - This site has Victorian costumes, along with Western and Civil War gear.
C & D Jarnagin Co. - This site has clothing from the French and Indian War period (1754-1763) to the American Civil War period (1861-1865).
Vixen Vintage - Vancouver, Wash., designer Solanah celebrates her love of vintage style on this blog.
Diary of a Vintage Girl - Fleur de Guerre is a British pinup model who uses her blog to "post tips on retro poses or hair techniques".
Choosing Your Vintage Silhouette - Given that all historical styles are open to you, how do you decide which 20th-century silhouette will suit you best? This site will walk you through the different styles.