Costume Society Ambassadors

 
Meet Our New Ambassadors for 2018!

Meet Our New Ambassadors for 2018!

February 25, 2018
Please welcome our ambassadors for 2018. First up Francesca Scantlebury, Eanna Morrison Barrs and Jade Bailey-Dowling.

Behind the scenes of Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote at Killerton House

Behind the scenes of Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote at Killerton House

February 20, 2018
Costume Society Ambassador Victoria Haddock shares with us her fantastic insight and involvement in Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote at Killerton House, near Exeter.

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics at the V&A; A Multi-Sensory Voyage of Discovery and Enlightenment

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics at the V&A; A Multi-Sensory Voyage of Discovery and Enlightenment

February 11, 2018
Costume Society Ambassador Araminta Pain takes us through her recent visit to the ‘Opera: Power Passion and Politics’ exhibition at the V&A.

Transformation: One Man’s Cross-Dressing Wardrobe

Transformation: One Man’s Cross-Dressing Wardrobe

December 19, 2017
Take a trip to Liverpool before the end of March 2018 to see ‘Transformation: One Man’s Cross-Dressing Wardrobe’ showing at Sudley House.

Christian Dior, Couturier Du Rêve at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris

Christian Dior, Couturier Du Rêve at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris

December 10, 2017
Tracey Allen on one of 2017's most spectacular fashion exhibitions.

High Days and Holidays at Totnes Fashion and Textiles Museum

High Days and Holidays at Totnes Fashion and Textiles Museum

December 3, 2017
CS Ambassador Araminta Pain reviews Totnes Fashion and Textiles Museum

‘Hidden in the Lining - Krishna in the Garden of Assam’: Inside an Eighteenth-Century Banyan

‘Hidden in the Lining - Krishna in the Garden of Assam’: Inside an Eighteenth-Century Banyan

November 26, 2017
CS Ambassador Olivia Gecseg on an early silk

The Smithsonian First Ladies Collection

The Smithsonian First Ladies Collection

November 24, 2017
Prompted by a recent donation, Ambassador Victoria Haddock returns to the First Ladies Collection at the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History to explore its display of high profile garments and associated material.

The Courting Couple: Dating Fashion in Tapestries

The Courting Couple: Dating Fashion in Tapestries

November 6, 2017
Hannah Vickers, our newest recruit, researches the historic costume depicted in a set of tapestries from Doddington Hall to develop a more accurate picture of when the pieces were made.

Christian Dior and Granville: Roots of a Legend Exhibition

Christian Dior and Granville: Roots of a Legend Exhibition

November 1, 2017
CS Ambassador, Victoria Haddock, visited France's only museum dedicated to a couturier.

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