A collection of historical and contemporary images from museum collections in the U.S.
Also contains selected images (over 6,000) of The Brooklyn Museum of Art Costume Collection of the Costume Institute of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
An integrated text and image database including the Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, articles, essays, e-books and more.
News images by Associated Press photographers. A great way to view contemporary everyday dress.
Life Magazine Archive. Cover to cover from 1926-2000
LIFE Photo Archive Hosted by Google
This is an open access version hosted by Google with an interface that might suit better for just image searching. Coverage goes up to the 80s.
Ribeiro, Aileen. Clothing Art: The Visual Culture of Fashion, 1600-1914. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017.
Essentials of Period Style
by Hal Tine
Fairy Tale Fashion
by Colleen Hill
Sustainable Fashion (e-book)
by Jennifer Farley.