‘Magazines must probe, analyze, and offer background material. They must provide a broader perspective, they must synthesize and define complex issues. A magazine today must stand for something or it represents nothing’ (Ferber, 1979, p.44).
September’s Special Collections display in LCF Library focuses on our collection of fashion magazines, displaying historical titles alongside a variety of contemporary titles. Although often read as leisure items, fashion magazines are also rich sources for academic study.