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Behind the scenes visit to the V&A Clothworkers Centre and British Museum Store.

Behind the scenes visit to the V&A Clothworkers Centre and British Museum Store.

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, Reviews, Study days | April 27, 2018
Blythe House, Olympia is home to the V&A's Clothworkers' Centre where, on the 8th April 2018, CS Ambassador Valerie Wilson attended a 'behind the scenes' visit hosted by the V&A and the British Museum.

Before The Rain 1980 to 1984: How Prince Got ‘The Look’

Before The Rain 1980 to 1984: How Prince Got ‘The Look’

Conference, Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, News, Reviews | April 19, 2018
As we come to the anniversary of Prince’s death Costume Society ambassador Casci Ritchie shares her research into how this iconic look came to fruition.

‘A Stitch in Time’ Exhibition at Ham House, Richmond

‘A Stitch in Time’ Exhibition at Ham House, Richmond

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, Reviews | April 18, 2018
Following BBC Four's hugely successful series 'A Stitch in Time', CS Ambassador Jade Bailey-Dowling visits the series' namesake exhibition at Ham House, Richmond and shares with us her thoughts on the exhibition's themes.

‘Artist Textiles - Picasso to Warhol’ Exhibition Review

‘Artist Textiles - Picasso to Warhol’ Exhibition Review

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, News, Reviews | April 12, 2018
One of our new CS ambassador recruits Casci Ritchie reviews ‘Artists Textiles - Picasso to Warhol’, an exhibition in partnership with the Fashion and Textile Museum showing at the New Lanark Visitor Centre until 29th April 2018.

The Enduring Appeal of Marimekko’s Apparel

The Enduring Appeal of Marimekko’s Apparel

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society | April 1, 2018
CS Ambassador Katy Canales discusses the enduring appeal of Marimekko just in time for the opening of the 'Century of the Child: Nordic Design for Children 1900 to Today' exhibition at the V&A Museum of Childhood.

Coral in Early Modern Costume

Coral in Early Modern Costume

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society | March 24, 2018
Costume Society Ambassador Francesca Scantlebury shares her research into the protective power of coral in early modern dress.

Dressed: The History of Fashion - Podcast Review

Dressed: The History of Fashion - Podcast Review

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, Reviews | March 16, 2018
CS Ambassador Eanna Morrison Barrs reviews the fist episode of HowStuffWorks' new podcast Dressed: The History of Fashion.

Celebrating Suffrage at ‘Their Fight, Our Future’ MuseumLab at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Celebrating Suffrage at ‘Their Fight, Our Future’ MuseumLab at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, News, Reviews, Study days | March 8, 2018
Ambassador Jade Bailey-Dowling reports from Brighton Museum & Art Gallery’s recent ‘MuseumLab’ event devoted to the 100-year anniversary of the Representation of the People Act.

Meet Our Final Two Ambassadors for 2018!

Meet Our Final Two Ambassadors for 2018!

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, News | March 4, 2018
Please welcome the final two ambassadors for 2018; Beth Graham and Valerie Wilson.

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