Fashion Industry Sites and Publications
Women’s Wear Daily
Online home to the leading fashion industry publication.
Now part of Fairchild’s WWD, formerly known as Daily News Record.
California Apparel News provides weekly reportage of the apparel industry as well as special supplements on technology, trade shows, fiber, fabric, sourcing, lingerie, eco, denim, and more.
Portal of Vogue and W magazines with detailed coverage of designer runway collections and style news with a list of job opportunities.
Fashion Industry Network
A business social network for the fashion industry to share knowledge regarding fashion design, manufacturing of clothing, trend spotting etc.
A fashion industry search engine. The eyes and ears to the entire fashion industry, delivering fashion forecasts, trends and guides. (Formerly known as Infomat)
The Virtual Garment Center
Database of manufacturers, retailers, and textile companies.
TFI: Toronto Fashion Incubator
A non-profit organization dedicated to supporting and nurturing small business entrepreneurs in the Canadian fashion community.
Apparel industry directory providing members of the fashion industry with links to virtually every aspect of apparel, fashion, textiles, and clothing.
The Fashion Group International
A global, non-profit, professional organization with 5000 members in the fashion industry including apparel, accessories, beauty and home.
World’s leading publisher of apparel industry resources. They publish a monthly newsletter The Source as well as Sourcing Intelligence, a comprehensive online database of apparel sourcing.
Start Your Own Fashion Business
A series of publications providing a strong industry overview, including Market Research, a large listing of contractors and notions companies, example order forms and cost sheets , info on sales reps, how to contact buyers, starting a website, selling on ebay and all around info to getting your business off the ground!
A great resource for everything from illustration, production, photography, public relations, advertising and more for New York, Paris, London and beyond.
Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA)
The CFDA is a not-for-profit trade association of over 300 of America’s foremost fashion and accessory designers.