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Patterns of Fashion Study Day News and Reviews

Patterns of Fashion Study Day News and Reviews

September 4, 2018
Ambassador reviews from the CS Body and Soul Study Day held at London College of Fashion of 7th July 2018.

Power of the Pouf: Women’s Hairstyles as Social Power

Power of the Pouf: Women’s Hairstyles as Social Power

August 27, 2018
Beth Graham shares her research into the 1770s hairstyle used as a form of self expression, presentation of allegiance and means of social and political activism.

Fashion History Podcast Picks

Fashion History Podcast Picks

August 21, 2018
CS Ambassador Jade Bailey-Dowling shares her pick of the top fashion history podcasts.

Ireland’s Fashion Radicals - Exhibition Review

Ireland’s Fashion Radicals - Exhibition Review

August 12, 2018
Emma Kelly, one of our CS Ambassadors, reviews The Little Museum of Dublin's recent exhibition Ireland's Fashion Radicals.

Acknowledging The Maker: The Film Costume

Acknowledging The Maker: The Film Costume

July 25, 2018
This week CS Ambassador Emma Kelly discusses the role of the costume designer in bringing characters to life.

Glasgow’s Golden Age of Glamour?

Glasgow’s Golden Age of Glamour?

July 22, 2018
Ambassador Casci Ritchie explores the effects of Hollywood cinema on women’s fashion in Glasgow during the 1940s and 1950s.

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.

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