A chance to join exhibition curator Eleanor Summers for an afternoon guided tour
Taking place at Nottingham Trent University, Saturday October 21st 2017 SOLD OUT
Guest blogger Lottie Moss reveals how the exhibition ‘House Style’ at Chatsworth House came about.
The Costume Society is seeking a new team of Ambassadors to help us build our presence online.
Ambassador Rachel Sayers shares her recent experience of a visit to the Heritage Museum on the Isle of Arran.
‘Diana: Her Fashion Story’ at Kensington Palace – an exhibition reviewed from two perspectives. Ambassador Araminta Pain shares her thoughts in the second of two blogs.
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.
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