Browsing through costume and fashion books may be the easiest way to find what you are looking for. The best places to start looking are:
Other books that deal with theatre, history, art, or etiquette may also be helpful. Some call number sections to look at include:
Each book record in the online catalog also contains Library of Congress Subject Headings, which can help you locate books on a similar topic. Click on the subject heading in the online catalog to go to a list of books that share that subject heading. Some examples are:
If you are looking for examples of American fashion from the 1930s-1980s, check out this series!