The British Library holds a wealth of materials, including digital collections, which are used for research and inspiration for fashion students and designers, as well as for artists and other creatives.
We hope these guides will provide an inspirational start for your journey.
The Library is continuing its successful collaboration with the British Fashion Council. The partnership highlights the importance of research for fashion designers and students, including how the UK national collections can enhance fashion education and business. We hold an annual research-inspired Student Competition. Find out more.