WSJ: Now Online: 120 Years of Vogue fashion. Using the Bondi Archive Platform, Vogue opens its archive to the public as a paid digital database that was under development for the past two years. When fashion-design instructor Nick Verreos assigns his students to learn about a Balenciaga sleeve, they trudge to the library at the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in Los Angeles and leaf through bound volumes of 1940s Vogue magazines.
But the trudge to the library may soon be history. Condé Nast, the publisher of Vogue, has turned Vogue’s glossy pages into a digital database and is opening it to the public. Read more at WSJ.com >