Costume Society Ambassadors

 
Exhibition Review – Inaugural Display at the Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris

Exhibition Review – Inaugural Display at the Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris

July 10, 2018
Ambassador Eanna Morrison Barrs shares her thoughts on the Inaugural Display at the recently opened Musée Yves Saint Laurent Paris.

Fashioned From Nature

Fashioned From Nature

July 5, 2018
This week CS ambassador Katy Canales discusses 'Fashioned From Nature', the latest fashion exhibition at the V&A, on until 27 January 2019.

Pink’s Rise to Prominence in the 18th Century

Pink’s Rise to Prominence in the 18th Century

June 20, 2018
Ambassador Francesca Scantlebury traces the history of the colour pink in fashion in the run up to Dr. Valerie Steele’s latest book ‘Pink: The History of a Punk, Pretty, Powerful Colour’.

Glove Story

Glove Story

June 19, 2018
Costume Society Ambassador, Valerie Wilson, explores the history of glove making in Ireland.

Edith Head – Part 2

Edith Head – Part 2

June 10, 2018
Following on: in the second part of this week’s blog Costume Society ambassador Victoria Haddock continues to trace the life and work of the renowned Costume Designer Edith Head.

Edith Head

Edith Head

June 3, 2018
Eight time Academy Award Winning Costume Designer Edith Head is the subject of this week's blog by CS Ambassador Victoria Haddock. Part 1 of 2

Carmel Snow

Carmel Snow

May 25, 2018
Legendary Fashion Editor, Carmel Snow, credited with coining Dior's "New Look", is the subject of this weeks blog by CS Ambassador Emma Kelly.

My 1950s: Women. Fashion. Everyday Life. - Exhibition Review

My 1950s: Women. Fashion. Everyday Life. - Exhibition Review

May 14, 2018
A fascinating review of the exhibition ‘My 1950s: Women. Fashion. Everyday Life.’ currently showing at the Nordiska Museet in Stockholm from CS Ambassador Eanna Morrison Barrs.

‘Fatal Stays’: Corsets and The Performance of Victorian Femininity (1 of 3)

‘Fatal Stays’: Corsets and The Performance of Victorian Femininity (1 of 3)

May 10, 2018
Using Konstantin Stanislavski's theories of Performance, in this first of three instalments, CS Ambassador Beth Graham discusses the corset and ideals of Victorian Femininity.

A Review of the Conference ‘Dress and Décor in Scotland up to 1700’

A Review of the Conference ‘Dress and Décor in Scotland up to 1700’

May 3, 2018
CS Ambassador Francesca Scantlebury reviews the conference ‘Dress and Décor’ hosted last month by the Institute of Scottish Historical Research as part of their tenth-anniversary celebrations.

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