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Collecting Couture

Collecting Couture

August 2, 2017
Hannah Jackson, Assistant Curator of Fashion and Textiles at the Bowes Museum, was granted the Art Fund’s New Collecting Award in 2015. In this guest blog she describes the process of collecting couture today for the Museum’s long-deceased co-founder.

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.

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.

Getting Published as a First-Time Author

Getting Published as a First-Time Author

June 16, 2017
Guest blogger Suzanne Rowland offers an inspiring account of how her debut book Making Edwardian Costumes for Women came about.

Writing Fashion: Celebrating 50 Years of Costume and Conference

Writing Fashion: Celebrating 50 Years of Costume and Conference

June 11, 2017
Introducing Keynote Speaker Aileen Ribeiro

Writing Fashion: Celebrating 50 Years of Costume and Conference

Writing Fashion: Celebrating 50 Years of Costume and Conference

June 11, 2017
Introducing our keynote speakers

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.

Red, Red Women:  a Red Galway Cloak and an Irish Colleen

Red, Red Women:  a Red Galway Cloak and an Irish Colleen

April 21, 2017
Ambassador Rachel Sayers explores the significance of traditional red cloaks

#CSFashionHour: Announcing the Return of Fashion Hour to Twitter

April 21, 2017
Announcing the return of #CSFashionhour to Twitter

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