Chicago History Museum 
With over 50,000 costumes and textile artifacts from the mid-18th century to the present, the Chicago History Museum Costume Collection is the second largest in the world and one of the nations most complete repositories of fashion. About 400 costume / accessories objects are online.

Drexel Digital Museum Project - Historic Costume Collection 
A searchable image database comprised of selected fashion from the Robert and Penny Fox Historic Costume Collection (FHCC).


Europeana Fashion 
Explore fashion - historical clothing and accessories, contemporary designs, catwalk photographs, drawings, sketches, plates, catalogues and videos - from museums and archives across Europe. 

Fashion Museum Bath 
Browse this world-class collection of historic fashionable dress.

FIDM Museum 
This Los Angeles museum is devoted to the exhibition and interpretation of dress and textiles. The collection focuses primarily on the 19th and 20th centuries, with an emphasis on American and European dress.

GALE Biography in Context 
This database includes biographies of fashion designers and trend setters.

GALE General OneFile (will search the Fine Arts & Music Collection,
plus Vocations and Careers Collection)
 
Discover a comprehensive periodical collection supporting research in fine arts and music. Find information about careers in the fashion industry from this comprehensive periodical collection.

KCI Digital Archive 
The Kyoto Costume Institute offers a digital archive of fashion from around the world from as far back as the 1700s to modern times.

Metropolitan Museum of Art 
Search The Met's current and past exhibitions for examples of fashion design.

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa 
The Dress Collection consists of women's, men's, children's, and infants clothing and accessories from the eighteenth century to the present day. A keyword search of 'dress' returns over 4600 objects, many with downloadable images.

RB Digital  
Using your Prince William County Public Library card, to access current newsstand magazines for the latest fashion news.

Victoria and Albert Museum 
Spanning five centuries, the Victoria and Albert's fashion collection is the largest and most comprehensive collection of fashion in the world.