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Killerton House Tree of Life Exhibition

Killerton House Tree of Life Exhibition

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

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

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.

Sleep Tight

Sleep Tight

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

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

December 28, 2018
Emma Kelly visits Birr Castle to delve into the costume archive of Anne Messel.

Dressing the cast of The Crown

Dressing the cast of The Crown

December 18, 2018
Tracey Allen's exclusive interview with Emmy Award winning designer Jane Petrie

Costume Society Conference 5th to 7th July 2019 - Pre-Raphaelites and the Arts and Crafts Movement

Costume Society Conference 5th to 7th July 2019 - Pre-Raphaelites and the Arts and Crafts Movement

December 16, 2018
Details of our 2019 Annual Conference - Pre-Raphaelites and the Arts and Crafts Movement

Win a copy of The Crown: Season Two in time for Christmas!

Win a copy of The Crown: Season Two in time for Christmas!

December 13, 2018
An opportunity for members to own the box set of this series

The Francophile French Hood Wearer or Not?

The Francophile French Hood Wearer or Not?

December 9, 2018
Francesca Scantlebury looks to the symbolic use of headwear through past and present depictions of Anne Boleyn.

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