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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.

Manolo Blahnik: An Enquiring Mind

Manolo Blahnik: An Enquiring Mind

October 25, 2019
Guest blogger Tracey Allen reviews the Wallace Collection's fabulous show

The Mod suit of the 1960s at Brighton Museum

The Mod suit of the 1960s at Brighton Museum

October 16, 2019
In the following run of blogs CS ambassador Sarahlouise takes an in depth look at three individual ensembles from local museum collections.

The Fashion Gallery at the Bankfield Museum

The Fashion Gallery at the Bankfield Museum

September 8, 2019
CS Ambassador Eanna Morrison Barrs interviews Elinor Camille-Wood, curator of the Fashion Gallery at Bankfield Museum, Halifax, on exhibition until 24th December 2019.

The Way We Wore

The Way We Wore

August 6, 2019
CS Ambassador Emma Kelly visits NMI to discover more about Irish dress exhibited in ‘The Way We Wore’ exhibition.

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.

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.

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