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Reality Check: Canada’s Love of Plaid

Reality Check: Canada’s Love of Plaid

February 2, 2020
As a Canadian living in the UK, CS Ambassador, Joanna Munholland, discusses her homeland's history with, and love of, plaid.

Balenciaga’s Return to Haute Couture

Balenciaga’s Return to Haute Couture

January 27, 2020
As Jean Paul Gaultier takes his final bow at the Spring Couture 2020 shows, CS Ambassador, Abigail King, discusses Balenciaga's return to Haute Couture, scheduled for Fall 2020.

The New Faces of 2020, Part 3: Welcome Costume Society Ambassadors!

The New Faces of 2020, Part 3: Welcome Costume Society Ambassadors!

January 15, 2020
In our third and final round of introductions, we welcome the last of our new Costume Society Ambassadors for 2020!

The New Faces of 2020, Part 2: Welcome Costume Society Ambassadors!

The New Faces of 2020, Part 2: Welcome Costume Society Ambassadors!

January 9, 2020
In our second round of introductions, please welcome the new Costume Society Ambassadors for 2020!

The New Faces of 2020, Part 1: Welcome Costume Society Ambassadors!

The New Faces of 2020, Part 1: Welcome Costume Society Ambassadors!

January 5, 2020
We are proud to introduce our new Costume Society Ambassadors for 2020. Over the next week we will be posting information regarding our new Ambassadors in three instalments before we kick off our exciting programme of blogs for the new decade!

Claridge’s Designer Tree

Claridge’s Designer Tree

December 27, 2019
For our festive blog Sarahlouise takes us through the recent history of haute couture Christmas foliage at Claridge’s.

To The Point: Learning About Historical Needle Production

To The Point: Learning About Historical Needle Production

December 3, 2019
CS ambassador Kate C-P takes us to Forge Mill Needle Museum in Reddich to explore the history of this essential tool.

Living with Coco Chanel Book Review

Living with Coco Chanel Book Review

November 11, 2019
Guest Blogger Casci Ritchie reviews the latest addition to a wealth of literature dedicated to fashion's most famous couturier, Gabrielle 'Coco' Chanel.

Grace of Monaco: Princess in Dior

Grace of Monaco: Princess in Dior

November 7, 2019
CS ambassador coordinator Vicky Haddock recounts her time spent in Granville visiting the Musée Christian Dior currently showing an exhibition dedicated to Princess Grace of Monaco.

The Burmese Performance Costume

The Burmese Performance Costume

October 28, 2019
In her second case study Sarahlouise explores this extraordinary costume from Brighton Museum.

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