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FAS 3327 Fashion Designer Research Assignment

Guide to resources for the FAS 3327 Fashion Designer Research Assignment

Your Assignment

Research Paper 

Description: Students will work in teams of two and select a designer from the early part of the 20th century and research his/her signature style, color, fabric, design elements and business strategies. Find three later designers who have been influenced by the great designer and demonstrate the influence using pictures as well as a written explanation. The three designers do not have to be ones that were covered in class. The paper should be 6-8 pages in length using 12 font. APA formatting should be used for in text citation and a reference page should be included. 

The content in this LibGuide will help you learn how to:

  • Locate biographical information about your designers
  • Search ProQuest Central database to find scholarly journal, magazine and newspaper articles
  • Use the catalog and LibSearch to find books and ebooks
  • Use resources such as Fashion Snoops and the Met Costume Institute to find images of new and notable works by your designers