Costume Society Ambassadors

 
The Courting Couple: Dating Fashion in Tapestries

The Courting Couple: Dating Fashion in Tapestries

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.

Christian Dior and Granville: Roots of a Legend Exhibition

Christian Dior and Granville: Roots of a Legend Exhibition

November 1, 2017
CS Ambassador, Victoria Haddock, visited France's only museum dedicated to a couturier.

House Style at Chatsworth

House Style at Chatsworth

October 16, 2017
Guest blogger Lottie Moss reveals how the exhibition ‘House Style’ at Chatsworth House came about.

We Are Recruiting!

We Are Recruiting!

October 11, 2017
The Costume Society is seeking a new team of Ambassadors to help us build our presence online.

Clean as a Whistle: Keeping Clothes Clean on the Island of Arran

Clean as a Whistle: Keeping Clothes Clean on the Island of Arran

October 6, 2017
Ambassador Rachel Sayers shares her recent experience of a visit to the Heritage Museum

Diana: Her Fashion Story Exhibition Review (Part 2)

Diana: Her Fashion Story Exhibition Review (Part 2)

September 26, 2017
‘Diana: Her Fashion Story’ at Kensington Palace – an exhibition reviewed from two perspectives. Ambassador Araminta Pain shares her thoughts in the second of two blogs.

Call for Events Organisers

September 25, 2017
There are lots of ways to get involved

Unmasking Fancy Dress

Unmasking Fancy Dress

September 19, 2017
In this guest blog past ambassador Dr. Benjamin Wild defines the term ‘fancy dress costume’ for the purposes of his forthcoming book.

In Praise and Restitution of Perished Clothing

In Praise and Restitution of Perished Clothing

September 8, 2017
Ambassador Gabriella Daris reflects on the exhibition ‘Present Imperfect: Disorderly Apparel Reconfigured’.

Diana: Her Fashion Story (Part 1)

Diana: Her Fashion Story (Part 1)

September 1, 2017
‘Diana: Her Fashion Story’ at Kensington Palace – an exhibition reviewed from two perspectives. Ambassador Victoria Haddock shares her thoughts in the first of two blogs.

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