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Meet Our New Ambassadors for 2018!

Meet Our New Ambassadors for 2018!

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, News | February 25, 2018
Please welcome our ambassadors for 2018. First up Francesca Scantlebury, Eanna Morrison Barrs and Jade Bailey-Dowling.

Behind the scenes of Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote at Killerton House

Behind the scenes of Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote at Killerton House

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, Reviews | February 20, 2018
Costume Society Ambassador Victoria Haddock shares with us her fantastic insight and involvement in Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote at Killerton House, near Exeter.

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics at the V&A; A Multi-Sensory Voyage of Discovery and Enlightenment

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics at the V&A; A Multi-Sensory Voyage of Discovery and Enlightenment

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, News, Reviews | February 11, 2018
Costume Society Ambassador Araminta Pain takes us through her recent visit to the ‘Opera: Power Passion and Politics’ exhibition at the V&A.

Stitching Fortuny

Stitching Fortuny

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.

Reconstructing Historical Dress

Reconstructing Historical Dress

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.

Transformation: One Man’s Cross-Dressing Wardrobe

Transformation: One Man’s Cross-Dressing Wardrobe

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.

Christian Dior, Couturier Du Rêve at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris

Christian Dior, Couturier Du Rêve at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, Reviews | December 10, 2017
Tracey Allen on one of 2017's most spectacular fashion exhibitions.

High Days and Holidays at Totnes Fashion and Textiles Museum

High Days and Holidays at Totnes Fashion and Textiles Museum

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, News, Reviews | December 3, 2017
CS Ambassador Araminta Pain reviews Totnes Fashion and Textiles Museum

Show your support with our new lapel badge

Show your support with our new lapel badge

Costume Society, News | November 28, 2017
Just in time for the cooler jacket-wearing days, the Costume Society is offering these elegant badges to embellish your lapels

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