Occasional posts involving fashion history, libraries and/or other intriguing finds
I may never win an Oscar but…
I am thrilled that my dissertation, ‘Suited and sorted: Costume houses as a reflection of information organizations’, is now part of the permanent research collection at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences…Keep reading
Fit Kit: the Reflection of Fashion and Masculinity in English Football Uniforms
In September, I greatly enjoyed the opportunity to present my research at the Association of Dress Historians’ conference, Fashioning the Body for Sport and Leisure. My paper focused on the cut and design of…Keep reading
Practicing Medieval Embroidery
In spring 2021, I took a fabulous Medieval Fashion short course online through the University of Glasgow. For my final project, I tried my hand at creating an embroidery piece inspired by extant medieval…Keep reading
Book Review – Fashion Crimes: Dressing for Deviance
Featured in the The Journal of Dress History, Volume 5, Issue 2, Early Summer 2021. “When a crime is reported, is it significant that clothing is often referred to in identifying the perpetrators or…Keep reading
Resources for Recreating Clothing at Shakespeare’s Globe
This past winter, as a volunteer at Shakespeare’s Globe Archives and Library, I had the honor of cataloguing the files containing Jenny Tiramani’s fashion history research during her time at the Globe. In her…Keep reading
APAC Study Day: Collections Contexts
My guest blog post for the Association of Performing Arts Collections describing our gathering in Stratford-upon-Avon. Presentations focused on how archive and library collections are working within the broader context of their organizations. Available…Keep reading
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