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Fashion Business: Home


This page provides information about the key resources for fashion business management research.

Please note: to access all of WGSN, Stylus, Business of Fashion, and Drapers you will need to create an account with them using your university email address (e.g.  These sources are free to you but don't use the standard university systems to allow you access. 

For most other sites on this page, you don't need a separate account and your standard username and password should work.


Returning users - if you are not able to access, try changing your password. Users who haven’t logged in to WGSN in over 90 days will need to reactivate their account.

Trade journals / sites

Business of Fashion 

First time users REGISTER HERE using your university email address (e.g. for BoF Professional for free.     BoF will send you an email with a confirmation link (check your junk mail).  This gives you unlimited access to articles, members-only exclusive content, and the BoF Professional iOS app, but not case studies or BoF Education (their e-learning platform)  You can select newsletters from the sign-up page, but more are available once you sign in: see Account details / Email subscriptions. The Business of Fashion YouTube Channel has additional content.


A business-to-business magazine and website covering the fashion retail sector. Use your university email address (e.g. to register.  You can manage your newsletter subscriptions from your account area within Drapers.  Print copies are also available in the library.

Retail Week 

Provides news, analysis, video and key retail market data from across the entire retail sector. First time users:  Register here using your university email address for full access.

Vogue Business

We don't have a subscription to Vogue Business, so some content is not available to you.

Women's Wear Daily 

Covers business issues, fashion trends, retailing developments, international ready-to-wear, couture presentations & market overviews


A global business magazine covering advertising, media, and marketing.

Newspapers / Magazines

The following magazines are stocked in the library.  

  • 10 Men
  • Another Magazine [via Exact Editions]
  • Another Man [via Exact Editions]
  • Collezioni Donna & Haute Couture
  • Collezioni Trends
  • Collezioni Uomo
  • Dazed [via Exact Editions]
  • Drapers*
  • Elle - English Edition
  • Elle - French Edition
  • Fantastic Man
  • I-D Magazine
  • GQ (Gentlemen's Quarterly)*
  • Marie Claire (French Edition)
  • Retail Week
  • Selvedge*
  • Sport & Street Collezioni – Italy
  • Style (The Sunday Times)
  • Tank Magazine
  • Textile View Magazine + View2
  • Textiles Magazine*
  • V Magazine
  • Vogue (Italy)
  • Vogue (France)
  • Vogue (UK)
  • Vogue (USA)

*Available online via Library Search

Business research

Academic research

Library Search can be used for academic research, as it searches not only the library's book collection but also most of the online periodical content that we subscribe to.  Key journals for marketing are listed here.

Legal sources

For legal sources, see the Law Library Guide.