Costume Society | January 14, 2018
Textile Conservation MPhil student Daisy Graham from the University of Glasgow discusses some of the techniques, developed during her summer placement at the Palais Galliera, used to treat tricky pleats and sheer linings to Fortuny costume.
Costume Society, News | December 30, 2017
How do we replicate historical dress when the original no longer exists? Costume interpreter Viviane Chen describes the process of fabricating an authentic skirt to match an 1860s bodice from The Bowes Museum collection, thought have been made for, and worn by Joséphine Bowes.
Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, News, Reviews | December 19, 2017
Take a trip to Liverpool before the end of March 2018 to see ‘Transformation: One Man’s Cross-Dressing Wardrobe’ showing at Sudley House.
Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, News, Reviews | November 24, 2017
Prompted by a recent donation, Ambassador Victoria Haddock returns to the First Ladies Collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History to explore its display of high profile garments and associated material.
Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society | November 6, 2017
Hannah Vickers, our newest recruit, researches the historic costume depicted in a set of tapestries from Doddington Hall to develop a more accurate picture of when the pieces were made.