Cornell Costume Collection
View 5,000 costumes online in the costume gallery, part of the 9,000 piece Cornell Costume Collection (the only resource to make the collection available online). Great for serious research or just for fun.
Kent State University Museum
The collection encompasses American and European high fashion from the 1800s to the present. Don't miss the "Dictionary of Fashion" which has great online resources for everything from coats to hairstyles.
Texas Fashion Collection
The University of North Texas' database has several hundred images available for research purposes online, out of the 10,000+ garments belonging to the collection.
A true fashion pioneer, Charles Frederick Worth was the first to use live models and seasonal collections. You can no longer view his designs online, but the The Museum of the City of New York has an extensive collection of the designer's work.