Visiting the Texas Fashion Collection

The TFC collects couture, high fashion, and principal ready-to-wear designs by American and international designers and is run solely off of donations. Please see below for information about how to donate to the TFC. The TFC has benefitted from and appreciates a long history of generous donations of garments and dress-related objects.

Appointments

Starting in Spring 2019, the TFC will be available by appointment only for tours and research appointments, which can be scheduled between 8:30am-5pm Monday-Friday. As per the University of North Texas System, offices are closed during federal, state, and university holidays, which can be found here.

Tours

Tours must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance. Contact TFC staff at email tfc@unt.edu and include the name of your group, the number of people in attendance, and the purpose of your visit. For non-university groups, tours on specific subjects are available for a small fee.

Research

At least one week in advance, please contact the TFC at tfc@unt.edu. Include the research question you are posing and the outcome of the research (class assignment, publication, lecture). TFC staff will select objects to supplement your object-based study.