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DRESS welcomes original contributions that match the aims and scope of
the journal on the understanding that their contents have not
previously been published and are not submitted for publication
elsewhere. All submissions will be sent to independent referees. It is
a condition of publication that papers become the copyright of the
Costume Society of America (CSA). Authors are not required to be
members of the Costume Society of America.
Low resolution electronic
submissions should be sent to the editor, Christina Bates, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Authors with questions for the editor are also welcome contact her by
Although digital submissions are preferred, hard copy
submissions may be sent to the editor, Christina Bates, at Costume Society of America, P.O. Box 852, Columbus, GA 31902-0852. Hard copy
submissions must include five copies of the manuscript, artwork, and
Authors must also submit a cover sheet with their
name, address, phone number, fax number, email address, title of the
manuscript, and a brief biographical statement. In order to protect the
anonymity of the author during the blind review process, only the title
of the paper should appear on the first page of the paper. Articles
must be accompanied by a short abstract (c. 100-150 words) summarizing
the contents of the paper.
Articles should not normally exceed 20-25 pages double spaced in
length. Short reports 10-15 pages in length may also be considered.
Articles should also be accompanied by between five and seven key words to aid
searchability of the article online. Any acknowledgments should be
placed at the end of the article, before any notes. All pages should be
Authors must follow the guidelines of the latest edition of the
Chicago Manual of Style. For further information about style and
formatting of articles and file type requirements please visit Maney Publishing.
Upon acceptance and following final editing, authors
will be asked to provide the editor with a finalized draft in digital
format via dropbox or on a computer disk indicating type of computer
and software used.
It is understood that the
Costume Society of America will exercise reasonable precautions in
handling submissions and that all submissions are the sole
responsibility of the author.