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Fashion, Textiles and Clothing

Use this guide for research help in fashion, fashion history, fashion design, fashion culture and textiles.


Welcome to the Fashion, Textiles and Clothing Research Guide!

This research guide was created to help students taking courses in Textiles and Clothing (TEC) at Mesa Community College including FashionFashion HistoryFashion Merchandising and Fashion Design. You will find resources and tips to help you effectively research on fashion topics. The short video below highlights some essential resources for fashion research through the MCC libraries:


For more information on the Fashion Merchandising and Design program, visit MCC's Fashion Merchandising & Design Website.

Highlighted Fashion Resources

Bloomsbury Fashion Central

Your digital hub for research on fashion and dress including reference works, articles, eBooks, biographies, videos, photos, and a fashion timeline from antiquity to present day.


The leading fashion industry source to explore reports, industry news, catwalk galleries, and trend forecasting.

Google's - We Wear Culture

Explore stories, archives, photos, and videos on fashion: the trendsetters, designers and its impact on our world.

Culture Grams

Explore over 200 reports covering daily life and culture, customs, and lifestyles.

Bloomsbury Medieval Clothing and Textiles

Features multiple examinations of specific clothing items as well as studies in the weaving, embroidering, and exporting of clothing and textiles around Medieval Europe