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‘Pre-Raphelites and the Arts and Craft Movement’ conference 2019

‘Pre-Raphelites and the Arts and Craft Movement’ conference 2019

August 19, 2019
CS Ambassador Beth Graham shares highlights from day two of our 'Pre-Raphelites and the Arts and Craft Movement' conference, 2019.

‘Pre-Raphelites and the Arts and Craft Movement’ conference 2019

‘Pre-Raphelites and the Arts and Craft Movement’ conference 2019

August 19, 2019
CS Ambassador Katy Canales shares highlights from day one of our 'Pre-Raphelites and the Arts and Craft Movement' conference, 2019.

The Way We Wore

The Way We Wore

August 6, 2019
CS Ambassador Emma Kelly visits NMI to discover more about Irish dress exhibited in ‘The Way We Wore’ exhibition.

Welsh Quilted Costume: Looking One’s Best in Life and Death

Welsh Quilted Costume: Looking One’s Best in Life and Death

July 15, 2019
CS Ambassador Kate Clive-Powell talks quilted dress with Jen Jones

Couture in Occupied Paris

Couture in Occupied Paris

June 12, 2019
CS Ambassador Emma Kelly takes a look at the enduring power of the Haute Couture industry in 1940s occupied Paris.

Relishing Rotten Textiles

Relishing Rotten Textiles

May 19, 2019
Our newest CS ambassador recruit Kate Clive-Powell interviews Cyana Madsen, curator of ‘Requiem: Material/Memory’ showing at The Horse Hospital, Bloomsbury, until 25th May 2019.

Fashioning Witchcraft

Fashioning Witchcraft

May 5, 2019
Francesca Scantlebury considers the relationship between witchcraft and clothing throughout history.

Mary Quant’s Daring Fashion Dolls

Mary Quant’s Daring Fashion Dolls

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.

Review of The Fan Museum, Greenwich: Spring 2019

Review of The Fan Museum, Greenwich: Spring 2019

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

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.

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