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Discover the Evolution of Fashion and Retail through the Women's Wear Daily Archive
The Women's Wear Daily Archive provides online access to the definitive fashion and retail publication, Women’s Wear Daily (WWD). The entire archive of WWD, previously unavailable in digital form, opens up new opportunities for research. This authoritative record of how the fashion industry developed over the twentieth century provides valuable primary source material for students across the disciplines of fashion, business, and history.
The Women's Wear Daily Archive allows users to explore influences on the fashion and beauty industry. It contains the full run of past print issues and supplements and will be updated biannually with more recent issues. Users can explore every page of every issue since 1910, scanned cover to cover, including all advertisements and images, in high resolution and full color, presented in page-image format with searchable text. Take research deeper by cross-searching with The Vogue Archive, arts indexes, historical periodicals, and newspapers.
Coverage spanning 1910 (first issue) to present day
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Full-text searchable content
Easy retrieval of specific content such as advertisements, photographs, and illustrations
Cover-to-cover full-color digitization to maximize the visual content
The Vogue Archive
The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 to the present day, reproduced in high-resolution color page images.Read more
The Harper's Bazaar Archive
Gain insights into fashion and culture from mid-19th century forward with the complete backfiles of US and UK Harper’s Bazaar. Approximately 500,000 full color pages facilitate research in fields ranging from fashion and gender studies to marketing and material culture.Read more
Women's Magazine Archive
Women’s Magazine Archive comprises archival runs of leading women’s consumer magazines of the twentieth century. User can find everything from canonical records of evolving assumptions about gender roles to fascinating glimpses into the homes, politics, careers and goals of women.Read more