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The Vogue Archive Is Now Online, but It's Going To Cost You

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The good news: As of today, the entire American Vogue archive—every single page including advertisements since 1892—is available online in a searchable, sortable, interactive, and generally tech-friendly format. The bad news: It costs $1575 for a one-year subscription.

At that rate, it's basically accessible only to universities, design firms, fashion institutions—and, of course, whomever is buying the $30,000 gowns featured in the magazine's editorial.

But despair not, personal style bloggers, your inspiration boards aren't going to be completely left out. Apparently Vogue has said that in 2012 a limited version of this resource will be available to the magazine's subscribers.

Explore Vogue's Digital Archive [The Wall Street Journal]
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