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Unmasking Fancy Dress

Unmasking Fancy Dress

September 19, 2017
In this guest blog past ambassador Dr. Benjamin Wild defines the term ‘fancy dress costume’ for the purposes of his forthcoming book.

Could you be our next Treasurer?

Could you be our next Treasurer?

September 18, 2017
The Costume Society seeks a treasurer to manage our financial affairs

In Praise and Restitution of Perished Clothing

In Praise and Restitution of Perished Clothing

September 8, 2017
Ambassador Gabriella Daris reflects on the exhibition ‘Present Imperfect: Disorderly Apparel Reconfigured’.

Diana: Her Fashion Story

Diana: Her Fashion Story

September 1, 2017
‘Diana: Her Fashion Story’ at Kensington Palace – an exhibition reviewed from two perspectives. Ambassador Victoria Haddock shares her thoughts in the first of two blogs.

Writing Fashion (Part 2)

Writing Fashion (Part 2)

August 23, 2017
A 2017 Costume Society conference review on the theme of writing fashion celebrating 50 years of the Costume journal.

Writing Fashion (Part 1)

Writing Fashion (Part 1)

August 19, 2017
A 2017 Costume Society conference review on the theme of 'writing fashion' celebrating 50 years of the Costume journal.

Join us for #CSFashionHour this August!

Join us for #CSFashionHour this August!

August 18, 2017
#CSFashionHour returns on 25th August to examine Fashion in Film

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.

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