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Photo Gallery: T-Shirt: Cult – Culture – Subversion, The Civic, Barnsley

June 4, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: T-Shirt: Cult – Culture – Subversion, The Civic, Barnsley

A new exhibition is coming to South Yorkshire which collates some of the most recognisable and wearable designs of the last century. T-Shirt: Cult – Culture – Subversion “provides a unique insight into the historical and cultural influence of the most ubiquitous, affordable and popular garment of the last 100 years”.

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The Varnished Truth: Jean Patchett by Clifford Coffin, 1951. Condé Nast Archive New York © Condé Nast Inc.

Vogue’s century of style: Northern Soul goes behind the scenes

July 5, 2016 Comments Off on Vogue’s century of style: Northern Soul goes behind the scenes

Anyone who knows me will realise that any sharp intakes of breath I might elicit from passing fashionistas are considerably more likely to be gasps of horror than of approval.

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The Varnished Truth: Jean Patchett by Clifford Coffin, 1951. Condé Nast Archive New York © Condé Nast Inc.

Photo Gallery: Vogue 100 at Manchester Art Gallery

June 13, 2016 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Vogue 100 at Manchester Art Gallery

Direct from the National Portrait Gallery in London, Vogue 100: A Century of Style is at Manchester Art Gallery until October 30, 2016.

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Fashion on the Ration

Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style at Imperial War Museum North

April 28, 2016 Comments Off on Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style at Imperial War Museum North

As I sit and wait for the call to connect with Amanda Mason, the historian behind Fashion on the Ration: 1940s Street Style, a new exhibition at The Imperial War Museum North, I wonder what it is about clothing from bygone eras that has piqued our interest.

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