How to format your references using the Fashion and Textiles citation style

This is a short guide how to format citations and the bibliography in a manuscript for Fashion and Textiles. For a complete guide how to prepare your manuscript refer to the journal's instructions to authors.

Using reference management software

Typically you don't format your citations and bibliography by hand. The easiest way is to use a reference manager:

PaperpileThe citation style is built in and you can choose it in Settings > Citation Style or Paperpile > Citation Style in Google Docs.
EndNoteFind the style here: output styles overview
Mendeley, Zotero, Papers, and othersThe style is either built in or you can download a CSL file that is supported by most references management programs.
BibTeXBibTeX syles are usually part of a LaTeX template. Check the instructions to authors if the publisher offers a LaTeX template for this journal.

Journal articles

Those examples are references to articles in scholarly journals and how they are supposed to appear in your bibliography.

Not all journals organize their published articles in volumes and issues, so these fields are optional. Some electronic journals do not provide a page range, but instead list an article identifier. In a case like this it's safe to use the article identifier instead of the page range.

A journal article with 1 author
Jaeglé, L. (2007). Atmospheric science. Pumping up surface air. Science (New York, N.Y.), 315(5813), 772–773.
A journal article with 2 authors
Reubi, O., & Blundy, J. (2009). A dearth of intermediate melts at subduction zone volcanoes and the petrogenesis of arc andesites. Nature, 461(7268), 1269–1273.
A journal article with 3 authors
Whiteus, C., Freitas, C., & Grutzendler, J. (2014). Perturbed neural activity disrupts cerebral angiogenesis during a postnatal critical period. Nature, 505(7483), 407–411.
A journal article with 8 or more authors
Rost, S., Garnero, E. J., Williams, Q., & Manga, M. (2005). Seismological constraints on a possible plume root at the core-mantle boundary. Nature, 435(7042), 666–669.

Books and book chapters

Here are examples of references for authored and edited books as well as book chapters.

An authored book
Lehr, J., & Ron, P. (2017). Foundations of Pulsed Power Technology. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
An edited book
Caragiannis, I., Alexander, M., Badia, R. M., Cannataro, M., Costan, A., Danelutto, M., et al. (Eds.). (2013). Euro-Par 2012: Parallel Processing Workshops: BDMC, CGWS, HeteroPar, HiBB, OMHI, Paraphrase, PROPER, Resilience, UCHPC, VHPC, Rhodes Islands, Greece, August 27-31, 2012. Revised Selected Papers (Vol. 7640). Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer.
A chapter in an edited book
Armgardt, M. (2015). Presumptions and Conjectures in Leibniz’s Legal Theory. In M. Armgardt, P. Canivez, & S. Chassagnard-Pinet (Eds.), Past and Present Interactions in Legal Reasoning and Logic (pp. 51–69). Cham: Springer International Publishing.

Web sites

Sometimes references to web sites should appear directly in the text rather than in the bibliography. Refer to the Instructions to authors for Fashion and Textiles.

Blog post
Andrew, D. (2016, October 25). 28 Things Dogs Should Never Eat. IFLScience. IFLScience. Accessed 30 October 2018


This example shows the general structure used for government reports, technical reports, and scientific reports. If you can't locate the report number then it might be better to cite the report as a book. For reports it is usually not individual people that are credited as authors, but a governmental department or agency like "U. S. Food and Drug Administration" or "National Cancer Institute".

Government report
Government Accountability Office. (1975). Opportunities for Improving Computer Use in the Bureau of the Mint (No. FGMSD-75-19). Washington, DC: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Theses and dissertations

Theses including Ph.D. dissertations, Master's theses or Bachelor theses follow the basic format outlined below.

Doctoral dissertation
Porter, J. (2010). Closing the classroom door: Denying the political, embracing the moral (Doctoral dissertation). University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

News paper articles

Unlike scholarly journals, news papers do not usually have a volume and issue number. Instead, the full date and page number is required for a correct reference.

New York Times article
Stewart, J. B. (2017, March 30). Iconic Retailer in Slow Decline. New York Times, p. B1.

In-text citations

References should be cited in the text by name and year in parentheses:

This sentence cites one reference (Jaeglé 2007).
This sentence cites two references (Jaeglé 2007; Reubi and Blundy 2009).

Here are examples of in-text citations with multiple authors:

  • Two authors: (Reubi and Blundy 2009)
  • Three or more authors: (Rost et al. 2005)

About the journal

Full journal titleFashion and Textiles
AbbreviationFashion Text.
ISSN (online)2198-0802

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