A chance to join exhibition curator Eleanor Summers for an afternoon guided tour
Taking place at Nottingham Trent University, Saturday October 21st 2017
In this guest blog past ambassador Dr. Benjamin Wild defines the term ‘fancy dress costume’ for the purposes of his forthcoming book.
Louise Chapman and Joanna Jarvis take over from Liz Booty this month!
Ambassador Gabriella Daris reflects on the exhibition ‘Present Imperfect: Disorderly Apparel Reconfigured’.
‘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.
A 2017 Costume Society conference review on the theme of writing fashion celebrating 50 years of the Costume journal.
A 2017 Costume Society conference review on the theme of 'writing fashion' celebrating 50 years of the Costume journal.
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.
Ambassador Olivia Gecseg reports on the Costume Society’s April excursion to Blythe House.
Ambassador Rachel Sayers describes a recent visit to the newly re-opened Fashion and Style Gallery at NMS.
Please welcome Hannah Vickers to the team.
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.
If festive cheer is your thing, pull on your brightest Christmas jumper! 6.30pm doors open , 7pm start
The Costume Society seeks a treasurer to manage our financial affairs