The number-one collection of fashion industry
sourcing and reference material available.
directories section you will find several of the best fashion
industry directories in the market. Below are a few examples of
the kinds of apparel directories and textile directories that you will
Apparel Industry Sourcebook Online
: A complete and up-to-date online directory listing over 2,600
domestic and import suppliers of all types of fabrics, trims, notions,
forecast services, swatch design studios, CAD services and more for the
Apparel Industry Sourcebook :
A complete and up-to-date guide listing over 2,600 domestic and
import suppliers of all types of fabrics, trims, notions, forecast
services, swatch design studios, CAD services and more for the apparel
Apparel Production Sourcebook (American Edition)
: An up-to-date directory committed to solving your production
sourcing and contracting needs in the Americas. The sourcebook includes
sewing, cut-n-sew, and finishing contractors, plus apparel production
services within the U.S. and South and Central America. All factories
are sorted by clothing classification, and by U.S. state or by country.
Apparel Production Sourcebook (Asian Edition)
: A newly compiled, up-to-date and information-packed directory
lists apparel and accessory manufacturers, exporters, and contractors
from 15 countries throughout Asia.
Directory of Brand Name Apparel Manufacturers
and Importers : The up-to-date and easy-to-use
directory listing brand-name labels and manufacturers in the women's,
men's, children's and accessory markets
Below you will find additional fashion industry
books of possible interest:
Fashion Directories The number-one collection of fashion industry sourcing
and reference material available.
Fashion Design Tools All the best fashion, production, and design
inspiration books to make your designing life easier.
Fashion Business The most current books
on the business of the fashion trade and running a fashion company.
If you are new to the fashion
industry or an experienced garmento, reading books about fashion and
textiles is one of the best things you can do to stay ahead of the
competition. If you are serious about fashion, it is very
important to stay educated regarding all issues regarding fiber to fashion. Read a
book about fabrics, manufacturing, pattern making etc.