Use these call numbers to browse for books at the Cabell Library:
GT 500-2370 -- Costume and Fashion; pattern books, history, terminology
PN 2067 -- Theatrical costume and costume design.
TT 500-695 - Fashion: designers, dictionaries, handbooks, patterns and more
Use databases to search for articles and essays from fashion and fashion journals on costume and fashion.
If you can't find the book, article, or dissertation that you want at VCU, try these resources to find what you need.