Advance notice of Autumn Study Day
A visit to Whitchurch silk mill, the oldest in the UK.
CIAD Biennial Dress Conference supported by The Costume Society
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.
Please welcome the final two ambassadors for 2018; Beth Graham and Valerie Wilson.
Please welcome our ambassadors for 2018. First up Francesca Scantlebury, Eanna Morrison Barrs and Jade Bailey-Dowling.
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.
Costume Society Ambassador Araminta Pain takes us through her recent visit to the ‘Opera: Power Passion and Politics’ exhibition at the V&A.
Summer Study Day and AGM at London College of Fashion
Textile Conservation MPhil student Daisy Graham from the University of Glasgow discusses some of the techniques, developed during her summer placement at the Palais Galliera, used to treat tricky pleats and sheer linings to Fortuny costume.
Promoting the study of all aspects of clothing and textiles, the Society aims to encourage access to costume history, including contemporary dress. Our appeal is wide-ranging and object-based. Our members include academics, collectors, curators, designers, re-enactors, students and informed enthusiasts across the world. What we have in common is our wish to provide the best and most varied opportunities to study this fascinating topic.
Introducing Ben Whyman with news of two student bursaries
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