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FASH 1135 Fashion Scholarship Case Study

Citing Your Sources

One of the most important aspects of any research project is making sure you are properly citing the sources your information came from. Most courses at George Brown College require students to use APA citation style, but please check with your instructor to ensure you are using the correct citation style.

The George Brown Library has a number of guides and handouts that will help you make sure you are using the APA style correctly. The Library also has an extensive list of examples and how-to instructions for a variety of source types. Here is guide to citing specific fashion sources

And, remember, if you are unsure of how to cite something or need help finding something on the library website, just ask. Ask at the reference desk or get in touch with the library for help, or talk to the Tutoring and Learning Centre (TLC).

Fashion Specific Citation Styles

Articles from Passport GMID:

Examples: (remember to indent 2nd line in your citation)

  • Bourlier, A (2017, May 27). eTail Canada 2017: Building for the digital now. Retrieved from Passport GMID.
  • Euromonitor International (2018, January). Retailing in Brazil: Country Report. Retrieved from Passport GMID.



  • Piaget,  N. (2021, August 04). Retail Analysis: Men's S/S 21. Retrieved from WGSN.

Business of Fashion

Articles from Business of Fashion should follow the citation format of online newspapers

Example: (remember to indent the 2nd line in your citation)

  • Gadfly, B (2017, March 24).  Selfie-Loving Millennials Fuel Brick-and-Mortar Beauty Boom.  Business of Fashion.       [Indent] Retrieved from

Marketline report from Business Source Complete:

  • Marketline (2016, September). Apparel Retail Industry Profile: India. Retrieved from Business Source Complete [Indent] database.

The complete guide to citing Fashion Specific sources can be found here