Taking place at Nottingham Trent University, Saturday October 21st 2017
A 2017 Costume Society conference review on the theme of 'writing fashion' celebrating 50 years of the Costume journal.
Hannah Jackson, Assistant Curator of Fashion and Textiles at the Bowes Museum, was granted the Art Fund’s New Collecting Award in 2015. In this guest blog she describes the process of collecting couture today for the Museum’s long-deceased co-founder.
Ambassador Olivia Gecseg reports on the Costume Society’s April excursion to Blythe House.
Ambassador Rachel Sayers describes a recent visit to the newly re-opened Fashion and Style Gallery at NMS.
Please welcome Hannah Vickers to the team.
Ambassador Victoria Haddock researches the three dresses worn by 'Gone with the Wind' star Vivien Leigh which have made their way into the collection of the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter.
Guest blogger Suzanne Rowland offers an inspiring account of how her debut book Making Edwardian Costumes for Women came about.
Introducing Keynote Speaker Aileen Ribeiro
Ambassador Victoria Haddock reports from the Blenheim Palace show which closed last month.
Ambassador Rachel Sayers explores the significance of traditional red cloaks
A report from the Fashion Museum
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#CSFashionHour returns on 25th August to examine Fashion in Film
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