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A visit to Whitchurch silk mill, the oldest in the UK.
Emma Kelly, one of our CS Ambassadors, reviews The Little Museum of Dublin's recent exhibition Ireland's Fashion Radicals.
This week CS Ambassador Emma Kelly discusses the role of the costume designer in bringing characters to life.
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Ambassador Casci Ritchie explores the effects of Hollywood cinema on women’s fashion in Glasgow during the 1940s and 1950s.
Ambassador Eanna Morrison Barrs shares her thoughts on the Inaugural Display at the recently opened Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris.
This week CS ambassador Katy Canales discusses 'Fashioned From Nature', the latest fashion exhibition at the V&A, on until 27 January 2019.
Ambassador Francesca Scantlebury traces the history of the colour pink in fashion in the run up to Dr. Valerie Steele’s latest book ‘Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Colour’.
Costume Society Ambassador, Valerie Wilson, explores the history of glove making in Ireland.
Following on: in the second part of this week’s blog Costume Society ambassador Victoria Haddock continues to trace the life and work of the renowned Costume Designer Edith Head.
Eight time Academy Award Winning Costume Designer Edith Head is the subject of this week's blog by CS Ambassador Victoria Haddock. Part 1 of 2
Promoting the study of all aspects of clothing and textiles, the Society aims to encourage access to costume history, including contemporary dress. Our appeal is wide-ranging and object-based. Our members include academics, collectors, curators, designers, re-enactors, students and informed enthusiasts across the world. What we have in common is our wish to provide the best and most varied opportunities to study this fascinating topic.
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Introducing Ben Whyman, Louise Chapman and Joanna Jarvis with news of two student bursaries
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