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Fashion and Costume

This Library Research Guide is intended as a starting place for UCLA researchers, pointing to resources and strategies for finding information about fashion, costume, and related topics.

Biographical Dictionaries and Encyclopedias

Biographical Sources

To locate books about specific designers, search the UCLA Catalog using the designer's name as a subject term.

You can also search the catalog using the following suggested subject headings to locate additional biographical sources:

costume designers
designers -- biography
designers -- country/state of origin -- biography
designers -- dictionaries
designers -- indexes
designers -- interviews
fashion designers -- biography
fashion designers -- encyclopedia
women designers -- country/state of origin