Fashion History Weekly Round-Up 18/11/19

A slightly smaller summary this week - albeit still with a lot of interesting things to tell you about! # 1 - An interview with Valerie Steele - Director and Chief Curator at The Museum at FIT This article was posted as part of Fashionista.com's long running series 'How I'm Making It,' detailing the success and career … Continue reading Fashion History Weekly Round-Up 18/11/19

Underwater Wardrobe: The Uncanny Study of Tudor Clothing in Relation to the Dead in Museums

‘St Augustine says, “the dead are invisible, they are not absent.” You needn’t believe in ghosts to see that’s true […]. We sense the dead have a vital force still — they have something to tell us, something we need to understand.’ [1] The above quote was taken from Dame Hilary Mantel’s lecture The Day is For The … Continue reading Underwater Wardrobe: The Uncanny Study of Tudor Clothing in Relation to the Dead in Museums