An overview essay, "Fashion: Origins and Development," summarizes the history of fashion and provides a bibliography. Subject entries for specific designers are linked under "Related Content," with further bibliographies provided for each.
The best modern art encyclopedia, searchable by concepts as well as by artists' names. The bibliographies are a worthwhile starting point for further research
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