Costume Society Ambassadors

 
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

Diana: Her Fashion Story

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.

Writing Fashion (Part 2)

Writing Fashion (Part 2)

August 23, 2017
A 2017 Costume Society conference review on the theme of writing fashion celebrating 50 years of the Costume journal.

Writing Fashion (Part 1)

Writing Fashion (Part 1)

August 19, 2017
A 2017 Costume Society conference review on the theme of 'writing fashion' celebrating 50 years of the Costume journal.

Ballets Russes Study Day: Visit to the V&A’s Theatre & Performance Collection

Ballets Russes Study Day: Visit to the V&A’s Theatre & Performance Collection

July 26, 2017
Ambassador Olivia Gecseg reports on the Costume Society’s April excursion to Blythe House.

Fashion History at the National Museum of Scotland

Fashion History at the National Museum of Scotland

July 17, 2017
Ambassador Rachel Sayers describes a recent visit to the newly re-opened Fashion and Style Gallery at NMS.

Introducing the Costume Society’s Newest Ambassador

Introducing the Costume Society’s Newest Ambassador

July 11, 2017
Please welcome Hannah Vickers to the team.

Vivien Leigh in Devon

Vivien Leigh in Devon

June 30, 2017
Ambassador Victoria Haddock researches the three dresses worn by 'Gone with the Wind' star Vivien Leigh which have made their way into the collection of the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter.

A Passion for Fashion: 300 years of style at Blenheim Palace

A Passion for Fashion: 300 years of style at Blenheim Palace

May 17, 2017
Ambassador Victoria Haddock reports from the Blenheim Palace show which closed last month.

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