Reviews

 
A Review of the Conference ‘Dress and Décor in Scotland up to 1700’

A Review of the Conference ‘Dress and Décor in Scotland up to 1700’

May 3, 2018
CS Ambassador Francesca Scantlebury reviews the conference ‘Dress and Décor’ hosted last month by the Institute of Scottish Historical Research as part of their tenth-anniversary celebrations.

Behind the scenes visit to the V&A Clothworkers Centre and British Museum Store.

Behind the scenes visit to the V&A Clothworkers Centre and British Museum Store.

April 27, 2018
Blythe House, Olympia is home to the V&A's Clothworkers' Centre where, on the 8th April 2018, CS Ambassador Valerie Wilson attended a 'behind the scenes' visit hosted by the V&A and the British Museum.

Before The Rain 1980 to 1984: How Prince Got ‘The Look’

Before The Rain 1980 to 1984: How Prince Got ‘The Look’

April 19, 2018
As we come to the anniversary of Prince’s death Costume Society ambassador Casci Ritchie shares her research into how this iconic look came to fruition.

‘A Stitch in Time’ Exhibition at Ham House, Richmond

‘A Stitch in Time’ Exhibition at Ham House, Richmond

April 18, 2018
Following BBC Four's hugely successful series 'A Stitch in Time', CS Ambassador Jade Bailey-Dowling visits the series' namesake exhibition at Ham House, Richmond and shares with us her thoughts on the exhibition's themes.

‘Artist Textiles - Picasso to Warhol’ Exhibition Review

‘Artist Textiles - Picasso to Warhol’ Exhibition Review

April 12, 2018
One of our new CS ambassador recruits Casci Ritchie reviews ‘Artists Textiles - Picasso to Warhol’, an exhibition in partnership with the Fashion and Textile Museum showing at the New Lanark Visitor Centre until 29th April 2018.

Dressed: The History of Fashion - Podcast Review

Dressed: The History of Fashion - Podcast Review

March 16, 2018
CS Ambassador Eanna Morrison Barrs reviews the fist episode of HowStuffWorks' new podcast Dressed: The History of Fashion.

Celebrating Suffrage at ‘Their Fight, Our Future’ MuseumLab at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

Celebrating Suffrage at ‘Their Fight, Our Future’ MuseumLab at Brighton Museum & Art Gallery

March 8, 2018
Ambassador Jade Bailey-Dowling reports from Brighton Museum & Art Gallery’s recent ‘MuseumLab’ event devoted to the 100-year anniversary of the Representation of the People Act.

Behind the scenes of Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote at Killerton House

Behind the scenes of Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote at Killerton House

February 20, 2018
Costume Society Ambassador Victoria Haddock shares with us her fantastic insight and involvement in Branded: fashion, femininity and the right to vote at Killerton House, near Exeter.

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics at the V&A; A Multi-Sensory Voyage of Discovery and Enlightenment

Opera: Passion, Power and Politics at the V&A; A Multi-Sensory Voyage of Discovery and Enlightenment

February 11, 2018
Costume Society Ambassador Araminta Pain takes us through her recent visit to the ‘Opera: Power Passion and Politics’ exhibition at the V&A.

Transformation: One Man’s Cross-Dressing Wardrobe

Transformation: One Man’s Cross-Dressing Wardrobe

December 19, 2017
Take a trip to Liverpool before the end of March 2018 to see ‘Transformation: One Man’s Cross-Dressing Wardrobe’ showing at Sudley House.

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