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Fashion Library

Fashion library

When you think about Florence, Fashion is certainly a word that comes up into your mind. Fashion as expression of art in Florence that has been the birth place of many important artists and stylists. And when in Florence you think about fashion, Polimoda is the name coming up in your mind.

Polimoda is an internationally renowned school of fashion and marketing that hosts a significant fashion library, that is one of the most important documentation centers in the world. Set in the beautiful rooms of Villa Strozzi, Polimoda Fashion library displays rare and old books, slides and films and a unique collection of fashion magazines.

This notable collection of fashion-related materials wants to be both a resource for researches while studying fashion, and a resource for inspiration for those aiming to work or already working in fashion. More than 20.000 monographs, about 400 periodicals, video materials are just some resources for users

The Fashion library covers the complete range of fashion in its diverse aspects: from history of the costume, fashion and design to sociology of fashion, from history of textiles to tailoring, from photography to minor arts as jewelry and crafts, to more recent subjects such as fashion marketing and visual merchandising.

Anyone who is interested in fashion can access the library at Polimoda. Students at Polimoda have free access, while all other users have to pay an entrance fee.

For more information about the fashion library contact Polimoda!