February 27, 2018
This time around, please welcome our ambassadors for 2018 Casci Ritchie, Emma Kelly and Katy Canales.
February 25, 2018
Please welcome our ambassadors for 2018. First up Francesca Scantlebury, Eanna Morrison Barrs and Jade Bailey-Dowling.
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
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.
January 14, 2018
Textile Conservation MPhil student Daisy Graham from the University of Glasgow discusses some of the techniques, developed during her summer placement at the Palais Galliera, used to treat tricky pleats and sheer linings to Fortuny costume.
December 30, 2017
How do we replicate historical dress when the original no longer exists? Costume interpreter Viviane Chen describes the process of fabricating an authentic skirt to match an 1860s bodice from The Bowes Museum collection, thought have been made for, and worn by Joséphine Bowes.
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.
December 10, 2017
Tracey Allen on one of 2017's most spectacular fashion exhibitions.
December 3, 2017
CS Ambassador Araminta Pain reviews Totnes Fashion and Textiles Museum
November 28, 2017
Just in time for the cooler jacket-wearing days, the Costume Society is offering these elegant badges to embellish your lapels