Reviews

 
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.

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.

Eighteenth-century Punk Rock; The Fashions of The Favourite

Eighteenth-century Punk Rock; The Fashions of The Favourite

February 9, 2019
Our newest Costume Society Ambassador recruit, Matilda Embling, visited Kensington Palace to get an up close view of the costumes from The Favourite designed by Sandy Powell, three time Oscar winning costume designer.

Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs Exhibition Review

Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs Exhibition Review

January 13, 2019
Costume Society Ambassador Casci Ritchie reviews "Night and Day: 1930s Fashion and Photographs", an overview of 1930s fashion and society, showing at London's Fashion and Textile Museum until 20th January 2019.

A Fashion Legacy: Anne, Countess of Rosse

A Fashion Legacy: Anne, Countess of Rosse

December 28, 2018
Emma Kelly visits Birr Castle to delve into the costume archive of Anne Messel.

Whitchurch Silk Mill Study Day

Whitchurch Silk Mill Study Day

November 26, 2018
CS Ambassador Jade Bailey-Dowling shares her experience from the Whitchurch Silk Mill Study Day.

‘Fashion, Femininity and Power’ Study Day at Killerton

‘Fashion, Femininity and Power’ Study Day at Killerton

November 22, 2018
Victoria Haddock and Beth Graham review the Costume Society's Autumn Study Day ‘Fashion, Femininity and Power’ held at the National Trust's Killerton House on Saturday 15th September.

Exhibition Review - Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier

Exhibition Review - Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier

October 30, 2018
Eanna Morrison Barrs takes a retrospective look at the ‘Azzedine Alaïa: The Couturier’ exhibition which closed this month at the Design Museum, set to tour from 2019.

Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up

Frida Kahlo: Making Herself Up

October 21, 2018
Ambassador Vicky Haddock discusses a recent visit to see the Frida Kahlo exhibition at the V&A, open until 18th November 2018.

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