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Finding Web Information
Searching for information on the web efficiently requires developing a search strategy. Is the information sought very specific? If so, a search engine is the best search tool to use with keywords to describe the exact information need. Unsure or looking for more general information on a topic? Start with a subject directory and search broad topics. Many specialized databases and search tools are also available on the web.
American Apparel & Footwear Association
A national trade association which represents apparel and footwear companies in the global market.
American Sewing Guild
With over 20,000 members and 135 chapters across the nation, the American Sewing Guild is driven by volunteers who sponsor local special events, community service projects, membership drives, fashion shows, produce local newsletters, establish educational
California Fashion Association
The California Fashion Association is a non-profit organization established to provide information for business expansion and growth to the apparel and textile industry in California.
Recommended Web Sources
Apparel Search - Fashion Industry Guide
Apparel search is an online guide to the Apparel & Textile Industry. It provides resources that aid industry professionals in efficiently and effectively completing daily tasks.
This site sells runway fashion photos to the press, but no password or payment is required to view sample photos. Features images from recent fashion shows. Browsable by city, date and designer, or subject.
Over one hundred "content rich, illustrated pages of Fashion History, Costume, Clothing, Textiles and Social History. Search, and browse by major category, such as body adornment, royal fashion, undergarments, Victorian fashion, etc.
fashion.net: The Online Fashion Guide
A collection of links related to fashion and the fashion industry. Topics include designers, shopping, fashion magazines, and art. Also contains tips on getting a job in the fashion industry, and job listings.
Fashion blog created by photographer Scott Schuman
Online version of this popular fashion magazine.
NY Times On the Runway Blog feed
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