Christchurch City Libraries has many resources for the dedicated follower of fashion – books, magazines and web sites on the elements of style. Our New Zealand fashion page has information on Kiwi fashion and designers.


Find fashion in our catalogue

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OverDrive and PressReader feature a range of fashion eMagazines, online magazines and newspapers including Vogue Australia, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire and more.

Find more fashion magazines by searching on the subject Fashion – Periodicals and Clothing and dress – Periodicals.

Online fashion resources

Fashion-related posts on the Christchurch City Libraries blog.

Fashion documentaries
Watch documentary films focused on designers and the fashion industry online with Kanopy.

Studying fashion

Sewing and dress making
Listing on CINCH of sewing classes and courses.
Fashion technology and design
Courses at Ara, Institute of Canterbury.
Wearable arts, costume & fashion design
Our page on wearable arts helps you find information about designing and making clothes, costumes and wearable arts.
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