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Fashion Design and Merchandising

Tools and resources to help users gain an understanding of the fashion design, merchandising, textile industries, apparel design, consumer behavior, product knowledge, and business principles.

Latest news from industry trade publications and blogs

Trade Publications

Trade publications are magazines for specific industries. The following trade publications are accessible through the library's online databases. To access the articles when off the campus network, first log into the MSU VPN.


The following blogs are freely available, but some of the links in the blogs may go to pages that require a subscription.

Latest Articles from Select Peer-Reviewed Journals

Before research articles are published in peer-reviewed journals, they are reviewed by experts to ensure that they are of high quality. These journals are also sometimes referred to as refereed, scholarly, or academic journals.

For all journals except Fashion and Textiles, to access when off the campus network, first log into the MSU VPN.