NEW RESOURCE! Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Library

Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Library

40 Years of Style from Fashion’s Preeminent Video Library

Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Library brings together 1,200 hours of vivid video capturing the many faces of fashion—including nearly 40 years of worldwide fashion shows, designer profiles, documentary segments, and more—into one convenient online learning interface.

This collection is the most comprehensive of its kind and features high-caliber content from the archives of Videofashion, the world’s premier provider of fashion video footage. More than 80 percent of the films are exclusive, giving users access to nearly 1,000 hours of footage that can’t be found in any other database.

Content covers both the behind-the-scenes work and the end garments that appeared in stores and on runways in Milan, Paris, London, and New York. It showcases decades of work from top designers and labels including:

  • Giorgio Armani
  • Chanel
  • Oscar de la Renta
  • Christian Dior
  • Fendi
  • Dolce & Gabbana
  • Jean Paul Gaultier
  • Marc Jacobs
  • Donna Karan
  • Michael Kors
  • Karl Lagerfeld
  • Ralph Lauren
  • Yves Saint Laurent
  • Alexander McQueen
  • Valentino
  • Versace
  • Vera Wang
  • Vivienne Westwood

Central topics in Fashion Studies Online include:

  • Designers and design houses
  • Fabrics and textiles
  • History of clothing
  • History of costume
  • History of fashion
  • Careers in fashion
  • Fashion accessories
  • Marketing and merchandising
  • Gender, class, and personal identity
  • Social and cultural history

Fashion Studies Online is available on Alexander Street Press’s online interface, and provides an array of features to enhance teaching and learning.

  • The collection is carefully indexed to meet the specific search needs of faculty and students in fashion. Search and browse by designer, show date, location, textile, garment type, and more.
  • Unlike physical DVDs, online streaming makes it easy to queue up video for in-class or assigned watching, and allows unlimited simultaneous viewers on-campus or off.
  • Clip-making tools, personalized playlists, and annotations let you integrate content straight into your syllabus or LMS.
  • Synchronized, searchable, scrolling transcripts run alongside each video, enhancing navigation and access.

If you’re ready to start a trial, please fill out this form, and I’ll reach out to you with more information.

Darcy Tidd
Alexander Street Press
3212 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

3 thoughts on “NEW RESOURCE! Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Library

  1. hello Sandra
    this looks like a great resource! i clicked to fill out the form & it took me to a Pima College site which asked for my name & PW. of course i don’t have one! Tx/kathy

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