Costume Society Ambassadors

 
Eighteenth-century Punk Rock; The Fashions of The Favourite

Eighteenth-century Punk Rock; The Fashions of The Favourite

February 9, 2019
Our newest Costume Society Ambassador recruit, Matilda Embling, visited Kensington Palace to get an up close view of the costumes from The Favourite designed by Sandy Powell, three time Oscar winning costume designer.

John Cavanagh

John Cavanagh

February 7, 2019
Emma Kelly sheds some light on John Cavanagh; an Irish born, London and Paris educated couturier, royal dressmaker and highly esteemed Chairman of the Incorporated Society of London Designers during the 1950s and 60s.

Sleep Tight

Sleep Tight

January 19, 2019
Costume Society ambassador Katy Canales revisits the historic practice of swaddling and its modern-day adaptation.

Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs Exhibition Review

Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs Exhibition Review

January 13, 2019
Costume Society Ambassador Casci Ritchie reviews "Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs", an overview of 1930s fashion and society, showing at London's Fashion and Textile Museum until 20th January 2019.

A Fashion Legacy: Anne, Countess of Rosse

A Fashion Legacy: Anne, Countess of Rosse

December 28, 2018
Emma Kelly visits Birr Castle to delve into the costume archive of Anne Messel.

Costume Society Conference 5th to 7th July 2019 - Pre-Raphaelites and the Arts and Crafts Movement

Costume Society Conference 5th to 7th July 2019 - Pre-Raphaelites and the Arts and Crafts Movement

December 16, 2018
Details of our 2019 Annual Conference - Pre-Raphaelites and the Arts and Crafts Movement

The Francophile French Hood Wearer or Not?

The Francophile French Hood Wearer or Not?

December 9, 2018
Francesca Scantlebury looks to the symbolic use of headwear through past and present depictions of Anne Boleyn.

Whitchurch Silk Mill Study Day

Whitchurch Silk Mill Study Day

November 26, 2018
CS Ambassador Jade Bailey-Dowling shares her experience from the Whitchurch Silk Mill Study Day.

‘Fashion, Femininity and Power’ Study Day at Killerton

‘Fashion, Femininity and Power’ Study Day at Killerton

November 22, 2018
Victoria Haddock and Beth Graham review the Costume Society's Autumn Study Day ‘Fashion, Femininity and Power’ held at the National Trust's Killerton House on Saturday 15th September.

Marchesa Luisa Casati - A Life In Fashion

Marchesa Luisa Casati - A Life In Fashion

November 11, 2018
CS ambassador Casci Ritchie looks back at the life and style of the eccentric fashion icon Marchesa Luisa Casati.

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