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Cooperative Collection Development -- CCD: Fashion

• The School Library System (SLS) Cooperative Collection Development Plan is developed as part of the resource sharing component of the plan of service.

HSFI READS about fashion with passion!

Our overall goal is to 

  • Connect students with designers, fashion houses, textiles, history of fashion, accessories and more...
  • Enable students to start building a pathway to their future through exploration of dynamic nonfiction books that cover all aspects of fashion
  • To support students in the reading of increasingly complex informational text.
  • To foster an intrinsic love of reading cultivating a life-long passion for fashion. 
  • Art and fashion are alligned!

Destiny Discover

High School of Fashion Industries

In the Charles Nolan Reading Room

Fashion Designer Charles James: Beyond Fashion at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Collection a black and white dress with a bottom shaped like a t

Tulip Dress by Charles James

Charles James Retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum Costume Institute

High Heeled Designer shoes by Alexander McQueen that are art pieces

Alexander McQueen

Alexander McQueen's shoes at the Museum of Savage Beauty Albert and Victoria Museum in London, England

Barbie Fashion Icon's 60th Anniversary Mattel celebration: dolls, clothes and images

Barbie Fashion Icon

Barbie's 60th Anniversary

FashionIcon: Barbie's Birthday

NOVEL Electronic Research

Fashion Books arranged by Dewey Decimal

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Fashion and fiction : dress in art and literature in Stuart England
  Aileen Ribeiro.
  Call #: CNRR 700 Rib
  Location: H S of Fashion

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World textiles : a concise history
  Mary Schoeser.
  (Series: World of art)
  Call #: CNRR 746 Sch
  Location: H S of Fashion
Local copies available: 1 of 1. See all...
Traces the history of textiles from the earliest needles of twenty-five thousand years ago to the techno textiles of the twenty-first century, discussing how they have been fundamental to human existence.

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Book The practical spinner's guide : cotton, flax, hemp
  Stephenie Gaustad.
  Call #: CNRR 746.1 Gau
  Location: H S of Fashion
Local copies available: 1 
Cover image
Roots of style : weaving together life, love and fashion     
   Book   Call #: CNRR 746.9 Tol Toledo, Isabel, 1961-
  Published 2012
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Book Roots of style : weaving together life, love and fashion
  Isabel Toledo ; [illustrations by Ruben Toledo ; written with Holly Robinson].
  Call #: CNRR 746.9 Tol

FIT Fashion Art Blog

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High School of Fashion Industries has a fashion library in the Charles Nolan Reading Room. Teachers and students use the room for inspiration, homework, reports and reading pleasure. Charles Nolan was an American Designer with a shop on Gansevoort Street in Greenwich Village. He was well know for dressing political stars and using unusual models for his runway shows. His partner Andy Tobias donated his books, ephemeral fashion archives and created our beautiful fashion library  in memory of Charles who passed away too young. "He made the world beautiful." says the plaque hanging about fashion library door. Thanks to Daryl Blank, Principal for his efforts in creating this room for HSFI students. 

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