Tremelloni Library

Located at 223 Viale Sarca in Milan, in the headquarters of the textile and clothing associations. Its subject is predominantly the “fashion system.” Monographs, technical reviews, periodicals, designers’ catalogues, books on costume’s exhibitions, press reviews, videos, graduation theses, and illustrated materials (about 100,000 photos and slides, of which 30,000 come from the archive of the photographer Elsa Haertter) are available for consultation by all and sundry. Documentation is divided in three sections: technology, economy and marketing, fashion and costume. The library is directed by Fiammetta Roditi and counts among its founding associates the Italian Textile Association, Sistema Moda Italia, and the National Chamber of Fashion.