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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.
Maney Publishing Instructions for Authors
Low resolution electronic submissions should be sent to the Editor, firstname.lastname@example.org. Hard copy submissions should be sent to the Editor, Costume Society of America, 390 Amwell Road, Suite 402, Hillsborough, NJ 08844, USA. Hard copy submissions must include one original and four copies of the manuscript, artwork and figure captions. Upon acceptance and following final editing, authors will be asked to provide the editor with a finalized draft on computer disk indicating type of computer and software used. Authors wishing to correspond with the Editor are also welcome to do so by e-mail. Authors should also submit a cover sheet with their name, address, phone number, fax number, e-mail address, title of the manuscript and a brief biographical statement. 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.
Articles should not normally exceed 15-25 pages (9000-15,000 words) in length. Articles must be accompanied by a short abstract (c. 100-150 words) summarizing the contents of their paper. Articles should also be accompanied by between 5 and 7 key words to aid searchability of the article online. Any acknowledgements should be placed at the end of the article, before any Notes. The title of the paper and author(s') name(s) should appear at the beginning of the paper. All pages should be numbered. A detailed set of format guidelines can be obtained from the Editor.
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.