Costume Society Ambassadors

 
Michael Donnellan

Michael Donnellan

October 11, 2018
Emma Kelly sheds some light on the Irish-born couturier Michael Donnellan, once dubbed ‘the Balenciaga of London’.

Fashion Exhibitions in Stockholm 2018-2019

Fashion Exhibitions in Stockholm 2018-2019

October 6, 2018
Eanna Morrison Barrs rounds up Stockholm’s impressive array of fashion exhibitions coming up in the year ahead.

Cut, Make, and Trim

Cut, Make, and Trim

September 30, 2018
Our CS Ambassador Valerie Wilson takes a look at the associated garment making industry in Ulster and the relationship between outworkers and agents.

A Step in Time: The Story of Irish Dance

A Step in Time: The Story of Irish Dance

September 23, 2018
Valerie Wilson looks at Irish dance costume and how it has evolved over the last 125 years.

Saddle Shoes and Bobby Soxers - Youth and Nostalgia in the Twentieth Century.

Saddle Shoes and Bobby Soxers - Youth and Nostalgia in the Twentieth Century.

September 9, 2018
Dipping into the world of Nostalgia, CS Ambassador Casci Ritchie takes a look at the iconic Saddle Shoe and its role within youth and popular culture.

Patterns of Fashion Study Day News and Reviews

Patterns of Fashion Study Day News and Reviews

September 4, 2018
Ambassador reviews from the CS Body and Soul Study Day held at London College of Fashion of 7th July 2018.

Power of the Pouf: Women’s Hairstyles as Social Power

Power of the Pouf: Women’s Hairstyles as Social Power

August 27, 2018
Beth Graham shares her research into the 1770s hairstyle used as a form of self expression, presentation of allegiance and means of social and political activism.

Fashion History Podcast Picks

Fashion History Podcast Picks

August 21, 2018
CS Ambassador Jade Bailey-Dowling shares her pick of the top fashion history podcasts.

Ireland’s Fashion Radicals - Exhibition Review

Ireland’s Fashion Radicals - Exhibition Review

August 12, 2018
Emma Kelly, one of our CS Ambassadors, reviews The Little Museum of Dublin's recent exhibition Ireland's Fashion Radicals.

Acknowledging The Maker: The Film Costume

Acknowledging The Maker: The Film Costume

July 25, 2018
This week CS Ambassador Emma Kelly discusses the role of the costume designer in bringing characters to life.

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