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Textiles: Useful Websites

Evaluating Information

Wherever you get your information from it is important that you evaluate the quality of the information. There are many factors that you need to consider when assessing the quality of the information, such as currency, the authority of the writer ...


Here is a link to the Information Source Evaluation Matrix (click on picture), a useful guide that takes you through the factors you need to consider to assess the quality of information you are relying on.


Useful Websites

Design trends

First View

Includes photographs and videos of men's and women's collections from around the world. Please note that the very latest collections are only available to paying subscribers.


This site contains up-to-date news from the world of textiles and fashion. DMU students can login to view the newsletter. Login: dmustudents, Password: ideal


Forecasting, trend analysis and insight into style, fashion and design; includes one of the largest fashion image libraries, and online workspace and design tools for personal creative development.

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Organisations and Museums

The Textile Institute

The Textile Institute promotes and disseminates information in the global textile, clothing and footwear industries.

Victoria and Albert Museum

The Victoria & Albert Museum in London is the world's largest museum of the decorative arts and is home to 145 galleries, including national collections of sculpture, furniture, fashion, textiles and photographs.

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