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Mary Quant’s Daring Fashion Dolls

Mary Quant’s Daring Fashion Dolls

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, News, Reviews | April 15, 2019
Mary Quant runs from 6 April 2019 to 16 February 2020 at the V&A Museum. To coordinate with the opening of this event Katy Canales, curator at the V&A Museum of Childhood, shares her research into Quant fashion dolls.

Book now for our conference in Birmingham

Book now for our conference in Birmingham

Conference, Costume Society, News | April 13, 2019
Pre-Raphaelites and the Arts and Crafts Movement July 5-7 2019

Review of The Fan Museum, Greenwich: Spring 2019

Review of The Fan Museum, Greenwich: Spring 2019

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, Reviews | April 4, 2019
Costume Society ambassador Beth Graham reviews the newly re-opened displays at The Fan Museum, Greenwich, the UK's first and only museum dedicated to celebrating the history of fans and the craft of fan making.

Killerton House Tree of Life Exhibition

Killerton House Tree of Life Exhibition

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, News, Reviews | March 20, 2019
The National Trust's popular Killerton House in Devon takes the subject of the tree of life for its 2019 fashion exhibition to commemorate 100 years of the Forestry Commission.

Eighteenth-century Punk Rock; The Fashions of The Favourite

Eighteenth-century Punk Rock; The Fashions of The Favourite

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, Reviews | February 9, 2019
Our newest Costume Society Ambassador recruit, Matilda Embling, visited Kensington Palace to get an up close view of the costumes from The Favourite designed by Sandy Powell, three time Oscar winning costume designer.

John Cavanagh

John Cavanagh

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society | February 7, 2019
Emma Kelly sheds some light on John Cavanagh; an Irish born, London and Paris educated couturier, royal dressmaker and highly esteemed Chairman of the Incorporated Society of London Designers during the 1950s and 60s.

A Costumed Collaboration-Lorenzo Lotto at the National Gallery

| February 1, 2019
Kevin Freeman describes the collaboration between the NG, Wimbledon College of Arts and ALARA

Sleep Tight

Sleep Tight

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society | January 19, 2019
Costume Society ambassador Katy Canales revisits the historic practice of swaddling and its modern-day adaptation.

Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs Exhibition Review

Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs Exhibition Review

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, Reviews | January 13, 2019
Costume Society Ambassador Casci Ritchie reviews "Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs", an overview of 1930s fashion and society, showing at London's Fashion and Textile Museum until 20th January 2019.

A Fashion Legacy: Anne, Countess of Rosse

A Fashion Legacy: Anne, Countess of Rosse

Costume Society Ambassadors, Costume Society, Reviews, Study days | December 28, 2018
Emma Kelly visits Birr Castle to delve into the costume archive of Anne Messel.

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