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Couture in Occupied Paris

Couture in Occupied Paris

June 12, 2019
CS Ambassador Emma Kelly takes a look at the enduring power of the Haute Couture industry in 1940s occupied Paris.

Relishing Rotten Textiles

Relishing Rotten Textiles

May 19, 2019
Our newest CS ambassador recruit Kate Clive-Powell interviews Cyana Madsen, curator of ‘Requiem: Material/Memory’ showing at The Horse Hospital, Bloomsbury, until 25th May 2019.

Costume Society Grants and Awards 2019

Costume Society Grants and Awards 2019

May 18, 2019
News of the latest grants and awards from The Costume Society

Call for new elected members

Call for new elected members

May 7, 2019
The Costume Society seeks members to serve for three years (2019-2022) as Elected Officers on our Executive Committee.

Fashioning Witchcraft

Fashioning Witchcraft

May 5, 2019
Francesca Scantlebury considers the relationship between witchcraft and clothing throughout history.

Are you The Costume Society’s new programme organisers?

Are you The Costume Society’s new programme organisers?

April 15, 2019
The Costume Society seeks members to serve on our Programme Committee and help with planning a regular series of exciting and interesting events for members

Mary Quant’s Daring Fashion Dolls

Mary Quant’s Daring Fashion Dolls

April 15, 2019
Mary Quant runs from 6 April 2019 to 16 February 2020 at the V&A Museum. To coordinate with the opening of this event Katy Canales, curator at the V&A Museum of Childhood, shares her research into Quant fashion dolls.

Book now for our conference in Birmingham

Book now for our conference in Birmingham

April 13, 2019
Pre-Raphaelites and the Arts and Crafts Movement July 5-7 2019

Review of The Fan Museum, Greenwich: Spring 2019

Review of The Fan Museum, Greenwich: Spring 2019

April 4, 2019
Costume Society ambassador Beth Graham reviews the newly re-opened displays at The Fan Museum, Greenwich, the UK's first and only museum dedicated to celebrating the history of fans and the craft of fan making.

Killerton House Tree of Life Exhibition

Killerton House Tree of Life Exhibition

March 20, 2019
The National Trust's popular Killerton House in Devon takes the subject of the tree of life for its 2019 fashion exhibition to commemorate 100 years of the Forestry Commission.

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