Episodes

  • We are catching a glimpse of life behind the scenes at Maison Drécoll in Paris in Tony Lekain’s 1923 film ‘On demande un mannequin’. See links below.

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    Tony Lekain (director), ‘On demande un mannequin’ (1923): https://www.cinematheque.fr/henri/film/103077-on-demande-un-mannequin-tony-lekain-1923/ and https://www.imdb.com/title/tt16102410/

    Didier Chappet, ‘Casque d’Or et les Apaches’ (8 January 2018): https://gallica.bnf.fr/blog/08012018/casque-dor-et-les-apaches?mode=desktop

    ‘Cinémode par Jean Paul Gaultier’, Cinémathèque Française (6 October 2021 – January 2022): https://www.cinematheque.fr/cycle/exposition-cinemode-par-jean-paul-611.html

    Birgit Haase and Adelheid Rasche, ‘Christoph Drecoll: Rediscovering the Viennese Worth’, Costume, Volume 53, Issue 2 (2019): https://www.euppublishing.com/doi/full/10.3366/cost.2019.0120

    Interiors of Maison Drecoll: https://bibliotheques-specialisees.paris.fr/search/e008f4b4-ecad-4d93-bd41-b60d11acad52

    Julien Duvivier (director), Gerlaur / Marthe Pinchaud (costume design), Au Bonheur des Dames (1930): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0020656/

    John Julius Norwich (ed), The Duff Cooper Diaries: 1915-1951, Weidenfeld & Nicholson (2006): https://www.weidenfeldandnicolson.co.uk/titles/john-julius-norwich/the-duff-cooper-diaries/9780753821053/

    Hebe (née Constance Irene Vesselier, later Mrs Kingsland): https://www.npg.org.uk/collections/search/person/mp123322/hebe-ne-constance-irene-vesselier-later-mrs-kingsland

    Eve And Everybody’s Film Review: http://bufvc.ac.uk/newsonscreen/search/index.php/series/80

    Jenny Hammerton, ‘For Ladies Only? Eve’s Film Review: Pathe Cinemagazine 1921-33’, Projection Box (2001)

    Perspex Samples: https://www.hindleys.com/perspex-samples.html

    Christmas Trees, Cox & Cox: https://www.coxandcox.co.uk/christmas/christmas-trees/

  • We talk about the amazing costume designer Sandy Powell who recently talked about her work at the Victoria & Albert Museum. See links below.

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    You Must Remember This, ‘Gossip Girls: Louella Parsons and Hedda Hopper (The Queer, Female Film Producer You’ve Never Heard Of, Episode 5)’, (31 May 2021): http://www.youmustrememberthispodcast.com/episodes/2021/5/5/gossip-girls-queer-film-producer-5

    Walter Lang (director), Travis Banton (Miss Lombard’s gowns), Brymer (other gowns), ‘Love Before Breakfast’ (1936): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0027908/

    Gregory La Cava (director), Travis Banton (Miss Lombard’s gowns), Brymer (other gowns), ‘My Man Godfrey’ (1936): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0028010/

    Richard Dyer, ‘White’, Routledge (2017, first published 1997): https://www.routledge.com/White-Twentieth-Anniversary-Edition/Dyer/p/book/9781138683044

    Past event: ‘Online Talk: Sandy Powell in Conversation’, Victoria & Albert Museum (7 November 2021): https://www.vam.ac.uk/event/awz4mQnapkN/online-talk-sandy-powell-in-conversation

    Sandy Powell: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0694309/

    Sandy Powell’s Autograph Suit auctioned at Phillips in 2020: https://www.phillips.com/detail/sandy-powell/UK090320/1

    The Female Lead: https://www.thefemalelead.com/about-us

    Piere Bourdieu, Yvette Delsaut, ‘Le couturier et sa griffe: contribution à une théorie de la magie’, Actes de la Recherche en Siences Sociales (1-1, 1975): https://www.persee.fr/doc/arss_0335-5322_1975_num_1_1_2447

    Colleen Kelsey, ‘Fashioning Sandy Powell’, Interview (18 February 2016): https://www.interviewmagazine.com/film/sandy-powell

    ‘Behind the Seams: An interview with Sandy Powell’, podcast episode (7 June 2020): https://www.angelsbehindtheseams.com/podcast/episode0010/

    ‘Emily Blunt on the costumes of “Mary Poppins Returns”’, Variety Artisans (20 December 2018): https://youtu.be/BiYgPfpjSCk

    Julie Miller, ‘How Sandy Powell, Oscar-Winning Costume Designer, Ventured Outside Her Comfort Zone’, Vanity Fair (6 November 2017): https://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2017/11/wonderstruck-sandy-powell

    ‘The Rake’s Progress: An Introduction’, Glyndebourne (23 August 2010) – shows David Hockney’s designs: https://youtu.be/DxeeWlp4AZ8

    Alex Marshall, ‘Lindsay Kemp, Dancer Who Taught David Bowie, Is Dead at 80’, New York Times (29 August 2018): https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/29/obituaries/lindsay-kemp-dead.html

    ‘Lindsay Kemp Dies at 80’, Gramilano (25 August 2018): https://www.gramilano.com/2018/08/lindsay-kemp-dies-at-80/

    Kazuo Ono, ‘The Dead Sea’ (1980s): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUjhQLB0hXY

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  • Even super-heroes sometimes need a little break ... This week we are reposting our discussion from about a year ago of John Lewis Curthoys' 1941 film ‘Border Weave’, produced by the British Council about the production of woollen textiles in the Scottish Borders, but also about empire, national identity and tradition versus modernity. See links below.

    Merel on Etsy: https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/mereltreasures

    MoMu Antwerp: https://www.momu.be/en/

    British Council Film Archive: https://film.britishcouncil.org/resources/film-archive

    John Lewis Curthoys (director), Border Weave (1941): https://film.britishcouncil.org/resources/film-archive/border-weave

    John Lewis Curthoys and George Wynn (directors), Their Great Adventure (1948): http://collections-search.bfi.org.uk/web/Details/ChoiceFilmWorks/150057853

    George Wynn: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0943964/

    Jack Cardiff: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0002153/bio

    Joseph Todd Gordon Macleod: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/joseph-gordon-macleod

    London Cloth Company: http://www.londoncloth.com/

    David Parkinson, ‘Where to begin with Humphrey Jennings’, BFI (19 August 2019): https://www2.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/news-bfi/features/where-begin-humphrey-jennings

  • We talk about the thought-provoking exhibition of Helen Levitt’s work at the Photographer’s Gallery in London. See links below.

    ‘Helen Levitt: In the Street’, The Photographers’ Gallery, London (15 October 2021 – 13 February 2022): https://thephotographersgallery.org.uk/whats-on/helen-levitt-retrospective

    Photographers’ Gallery, ‘Helen Levitt: In The Street - Interview with exhibition curators Walter Moser & Anna Dannemann’ (26 October 2021): https://youtu.be/IfvaZBoIuYw

    Helen Levitt, Janice Loeb, James Agee, ‘In The Street’ (1948), The Metropolitan Museum of Art: https://youtu.be/hznvV2bBkX4?t=194

    ‘Tomorrow is Ragamuffin Day’, New York Genealogical and Biographical Society (23 November 2016): https://www.newyorkfamilyhistory.org/blog/tomorrow-ragamuffin-day

    Vincente Minelli (director), Irene (costume supervisor), ‘Meet Me in St. Louis’ (1944): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0037059/

    ‘Helen Levitt’s Indelible Eye’, All Things Considered, National Public Radio (17 January 2002):
    https://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=1136521 (interview with Helen Levitt by Melissa Block)

    Hamleys: https://www.hamleys.com/

    Wilterminus, ‘The Sound of dial-up Internet’ (10 November 2008): https://youtu.be/gsNaR6FRuO0

  • In our Halloween Special, we learn how magic and fashion combine in Anna Biller’s fabulous technicolour extravaganza ‘The Love Witch’. See links below.

    Anna Biller: https://www.lifeofastar.com/index.html

    Anna Biller (director and much else), ‘The Love Witch’ (2016): https://www.lifeofastar.com/lovewitch.html and https://www.imdb.com/title/tt3908142/

    ‘#8 - Anna Biller, Filmmaker of “The Love Witch”, a conversation with Pam Grossman of The Witch Wave (31 January 2018): https://witchwavepodcast.com/episodes/2018/1/31/anna-biller-filmmaker-of-the-love-witch

    Emma Willis (key makeup artist): https://www.instagram.com/emmawillishmu/

    Jester Puppet: Barry Morse https://www.instagram.com/barry_morse_artist/

    Jacques Demy (director), Gitt Magrini (costume design), ‘Peau d’âne’ (1970): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0066207/

    Laird Borrelli-Persson, ‘The Secret Life of the Arrow Collar Man, an Early 20th-Century Sex Symbol’, Vogue (12 June 2017): https://www.vogue.com/article/pride-2017-leyendecker-arrow-collar-man-sex-symbol

    Rains: https://www.uk.rains.com/collections/bags

  • We talk about the V&A’s fantastical exhibition ‘Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser’ about the influence of Lewis Carroll’s novel ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. See links below.‘Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser’, Victoria & Albert Museum, London (to 31 December 2021); https://www.vam.ac.uk/exhibitions/alice-curiouser-and-curiouser Jonathan Jones, ‘Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser review – a wonderful tumble down the rabbit hole’, The Guardian (18 May 2021): https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2021/may/18/alice-curiouser-and-curiouser-victoria-and-albert-museum-london Claire Marie Healy, ‘How Alice in Wonderland Became Visual Culture’s Proto-Teenage Girl’, AnOther (21 May 2021): https://www.anothermag.com/design-living/13338/how-alice-in-wonderland-became-visual-culture-s-proto-teenage-girl Tim Spears, ‘alice: curiouser and curiouser preview in wonderland at V&A museum, london’, designboom (21 May 2021): https://www.designboom.com/art/alice-curiouser-and-curiouser-exhibition-preview-va-museum-london-05-21-2021/ Jonathan Miller (director), Kenneth Morey (costume design), ‘Alice in Wonderland’ (1966): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0060089/ Laird Borrelli-Persson, ‘“Alice in Wonderland” Shoot With Annie Leibovitz and Grace Coddington, on Episode 6 of In Vogue: The 2000s’ (12 October 2021): https://www.vogue.com/article/in-vogue-the-2000s-podcast-episode-6 Laura Connelly, ‘Tim Walker inspired by Alice in Wonderland for Pirelli Calendar's 45th edition’, Creative Boom (22 November 2017): https://www.creativeboom.com/inspiration/tim-walker-inspired-by-alice-in-wonderland-for-pirelli-calendars-45th-edition/

  • We talk about the fascinating photographs of Namsa Leuba and what we learned from her recent online conversation with Nomusa Makhubu, organised by London’s Photographers’ Gallery. See links below.

    http://www.namsaleuba.com/

    Artist Talk: Namsa Leuba, Photographers’ Gallery, London (12 October 2021): https://thephotographersgallery.org.uk/whats-on/artist-talk-namsa-leuba

    Miss Rosen, ‘Namsa Leuba’s kaleidoscopic photographs explore the politics of the gaze’, Dazed (13 October 2021): https://www.dazeddigital.com/art-photography/article/54348/1/namsa-leuba-kaleidoscopic-photographs-explore-politics-of-the-gaze-crossed-looks

    Namsa Leuba, ‘Crossed Looks’, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art at The College of Charleston (27 August – 11 December 2021): https://halsey.cofc.edu/main-exhibitions/crossed-looks/

    Helen Jennings, ‘Namsa Leuba’, Nataal (2016): https://nataal.com/namsa-leuba

    Esther Mahlangu, South African History Online (2015/2021): https://www.sahistory.org.za/people/esther-mahlangu

  • We talk about the Brixton films of Clovis Salmon, aka Sam the Wheels, celebrated at a recent event which included a filmed portrait of ‘Super Sam’ by Sandi Hudson-Francis. See links below.

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    Sam The Wheels – Local Brixton films 1960-2008: https://www.samthewheels.co.uk/

    ‘Jesus Saves’ film at Mutiny Arts: http://www.mutinyarts.co.uk/jesussaves

    ‘”I went wherever there was fighting”: how Sam the Wheels filmed Brixton ablaze’, The Guardian (4 October 2021): https://www.theguardian.com/film/2021/oct/04/everything-burn-sam-wheels-filmed-brixton-ablaze-uprisings-black-britain-clovis-salmon

    Sandi Hudson-Francis (director), ‘Super Sam’ (2021): https://www.sandihudsonfrancis.com/film/super-sam-trailer

    198 Contemporary Arts & Learning: https://www.198.org.uk/

    ‘Sam the Wheels - The Great Conflict, Brixton Riots & other films (24 February – 22 April 2017): https://autograph.org.uk/exhibitions/the-great-conflict-brixton-riots-other-films

    ‘Sam the Wheels’, The Anthill Social:
    http://theanthillsocial.co.uk/archive/samthewheels/

    Carol Tulloch, ‘The Birth of Cool: Style Narratives and the African Diaspora’, Bloomsbury (2016): https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/birth-of-cool-9781474262873/

  • We talk about Clint Ramos’ fabulous costume designs for ‘Respect’, the film about Aretha Franklin – played by Jennifer Hudson – and directed by Liesl Tommy. See links below.

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    Thebe Magugu: https://www.instagram.com/thebemagugu/?hl=en and https://www.instagram.com/tv/CUaJESrgo9J/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

    Liesl Tommy (director), Clint Ramos (costume designer), ‘Respect’ (2021): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2452150/

    ‘Respect’ microsite: https://www.universalpictures.co.uk/micro/respect

    Erica Gonazles, ‘Aretha Franklin Used Clothing for Protection, to Take Up Space, and to Make Herself Heard’, Harpers Bazaar (13 August 2021): https://www.harpersbazaar.com/culture/film-tv/a37280291/aretha-franklin-respect-costumes/

    Liam Freeman, ‘Respect Costume Designer Clint Ramos on Aretha Franklin’s soulful style’, Vogue (11 August 2021): https://www.vogue.com/article/respect-costume-designer-clint-ramos-aretha-franklin-style

    Alan Elliott, Sydney Pollack (directors): ‘Amazing Grace’ (1972): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4935462/

    ABC News Special, ‘Aretha Franklin Close Up’ (1968): https://youtu.be/toUteDkwcb0

    Aretha Franklin, ‘Don't Play That Song’, Live on the Cliff Richard Show (1970): https://youtu.be/EtTn5aLXZZg

    Aretha Franklin at Julien’s Auctions: https://www.julienslive.com/search?key=aretha%20franklin

  • We talk about Rebecca’s visit to the wonderful ‘Drawing on Style’ fashion illustration exhibition curated by Gray M.C.A. at Cromwell Place in London. See links below.

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    ‘Drawing on Style’, hosted by Gray M.C.A, Wing Gallery (16 – 26 September 2021):
    https://cromwellplace.com/whats-on/drawing-on-style

    Gray M.C.A., Bath: https://graymca.com/

    Poppy Waddilove: https://poppywaddilove.com/

    Frida Wannerberger: https://www.fridawannerberger.com/

    Richard Haines: https://www.instagram.com/richard_haines/

    Victoria Thorne: https://www.instagram.com/victoriathorne/

    Jimmie Henslee: https://www.instagram.com/hensleejimmie/

    L Gazette du Bon Ton and other French fashion magazines: https://gallica.bnf.fr/html/und/presse-et-revues/presse-de-mode?mode=desktop

    ProQuest Historical Newspapers – Black Newspapers: https://about.proquest.com/en/products-services/histnews-bn/

    The Afro Archives: https://www.afro.com/archives/

    Alison Toplis, ‘The Hidden History of the Smock Frock’, Bloomsbury (2021): https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/the-hidden-history-of-the-smock-frock-9781350126114/

  • We discuss Kim K’s Met Gala outfit which made anonymity spectacular, and Rebecca’s recent essay on Kanye for MoMu’s ‘E/Motion: Fashion in Transition’ exhibition catalogue. See links below.

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    ‘E/Motion. Fashion in Transition’, MoMu, Antwerp (4 September 2021 – 23 January 2022): https://www.momu.be/en/exhibitions/emotion-en

    Elisa de Wyngaert, Rebecca Arnold, Caroline Evans, ‘Emotion’ (2021): https://www.lannoopublishers.com/en/emotion-0

    www.jackienickerson.com and https://www.instagram.com/jackie_nickerson/

    ‘In America: A Lexicon of Fashion’, Costume Institute, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (18 September 2021 – 22 September 2022): https://www.metmuseum.org/exhibitions/listings/2021/in-america

  • We marvel at the brightly coloured resort wear in Agnes Varda’s 1958 film ‘Du Côté de la Côte’ shot in the beautiful south of France. See links below.

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    ‘Charlotte Perriand: The Modern Life’, official catalogue of the exhibition of the same name at the Design Museum, London (ended 5 September 2021): https://designmuseumshop.com/products/charlotte-perriand-the-modern-life-exhibition-catalogue

    La Revue de Cinéma: https://www.instagram.com/larevuedecinema

    Agnes Varda (director), Du Côté de la Côte (Along the Coast) (1958): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0051561/ and https://www.criterionchannel.com/du-cote-de-la-cote

    Darragh O’Donoghue, ‘Du côté de la côte’, Senses of Cinema (June 2014): https://www.sensesofcinema.com/2014/cteq/du-cote-de-la-cote/

  • We discuss the beautiful exhibition of photographs by James Barnor at the Serpentine Gallery in London. See links below.

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    ‘James Barnor: Accra/London – A Retrospective’, Serpentine Gallery, London (19 May – 24 October 2021): https://www.serpentinegalleries.org/whats-on/james-barnor/

    ‘Portraits of the Future: A Celebration of James Barnor’ (31 March 2021): https://youtu.be/AqhWdoMOWTQ

    ‘James Barnor: Ghanaian Modernist’, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery (18 May – 31 October 2021): https://www.bristolmuseums.org.uk/bristol-museum-and-art-gallery/whats-on/bristol-photo-festival-james-barnor-ghanaian-modernist/

    Autograph, ‘James Barnor: Ever Young’ (12 June 2020): https://autograph.org.uk/blog/james-barnor-ever-young-newspaper/ (free download of Autograph’s James Barnor exhibition newspaper)

    ‘Ever Young: James Barnor’, Autograph (2010): https://vimeo.com/50701534

    ‘Drum Magazine’, South African History Online (not dated): https://www.sahistory.org.za/article/drum-magazine

    Maria Stepanova (translated by Sasha Dugdale), ‘In Memory of Memory’, Fitzcarraldo Editions (2021)

    Dan Hancox, ‘Inner City Pressure: The Story of Grime’, Harper Collins (2019): https://harpercollins.co.uk/products/inner-city-pressure-the-story-of-grime-dan-hancox

    Isaac Mirahi, ‘I.M.’, Flatiron Books (2020): https://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250077820

  • We discuss the wonderful morning we spent with designer Omer Asim and his collaborator Maya Antoun - looking at their beautiful and inspiring work that unites body and fabric in sensual minimalist forms. See links below.

    We are going to have a break and will be back in September. Have a great summer!

    http://www.omer-asim.com

    https://www.instagram.com/omer_asim

    https://www.instagram.com/maya.antoun/

    Omer Asim, SHOWstudio: https://www.showstudio.com/contributors/omer_asim

    Jenny Pashkova, ‘Omer Asim’, Off Black Magazine (2014): http://offblackmagazine.com/archive/archives/project/omer-asim

    Helen Jennings, ‘Omer Asim’, Nataal (2017): https://nataal.com/omer-asim

    ‘Omer Asim: The Stealth SuperBrand’, because magazine (17 June 2020): https://becauselondon.com/fashion/2020/omer-asim-shining-bright-under-the-radar/

    Marie Grace Brown, ‘Khartoum at Night: Fashion and Body Politics in Imperial Sudan’, Stanford University Press (2017): https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=25840

    Rebecca Arnold, ‘Vionnet and Classicism’, in Vionnet, Judith Clark Costume (15 March – 16 April 2001): https://judithclarkcostume.com/wp-content/uploads/Judith-Clark-16pp-Vionnet.pdf

  • We discuss Chusheng Cai’s fascinating 1932 film ‘Pink Dream’ - which shows us the opulent world of Shanghai dance halls …. See links below.

    ‘Constance Spry and the Fashion for Flowers’, Garden Museum (17 May – 26 September 2021): https://gardenmuseum.org.uk/exhibitions/constancespry/

    ‘Noël Coward: Art & Style’, Guildhall Art Gallery (14 June – 23 December 2021): https://www.cityoflondon.gov.uk/things-to-do/attractions-museums-entertainment/guildhall-galleries/guildhall-art-gallery/noel-coward

    St Olave Hart Street, London, Atlas Obscura: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/st-olave-hart-street

    Chusheng Cai (director), Pink Dream [aka Dream in Pink] (1932): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1128062/

    Available here: https://archive.org/details/1932pinkdream and https://youtu.be/BuY7pW1dblw

    Chusheng Cai (director), New Women (1935): https://youtu.be/9Q4zhLxCBro

    Ernst Lubitsch (director), The Love Parade (1929): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0020112/ (with Jeannette MacDonald)

    ‘A Good Summary Account of Shanghai’s Dance Hall Industry in 1937’, Shanghai Sojourns: The Website of Andrew David Field (2018): http://shanghaisojourns.net/shanghais-dancing-world/2018/8/2/a-good-summary-account-of-shanghais-dance-hall-industry-in-1937

    Lisa Z. Sigel, ‘Fashioning Fetishism from the Pages of “London Life”’, Journal of British Studies, Vol. 51, No. 3 (July 2012): https://www.jstor.org/stable/23265599

    Ling Long, Shanghai women’s magazine (1931-1937): https://archive.org/details/cullinglong

    Wim Wenders (director), Notebook on Cities and Clothes (1989): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0096852/

  • We talk about the mesmerising Jean Dubuffet exhibition at Barbican Art Gallery in London and the wonderful works of mediumistic artist Madge Gill. See links below.

    ‘Chintz: Cotton in Bloom’, Fashion and Textile Museum, London (18 May – 12 September 2021): https://www.ftmlondon.org/ftm-exhibitions/chintz-cotton-in-bloom/

    ‘Jean Dubuffet: Brutal Beauty’, Barbican Art Gallery, London (17 May 2021 – 22 August 2021): https://www.barbican.org.uk/whats-on/2021/event/jean-dubuffet-brutal-beauty

    Fondation Jean Dubuffet: https://www.dubuffetfondation.com/

    Audiovisual biography of Dubuffet: https://www.dubuffetfondation.com/savie_videolistplayer.php

    Collection de L’Art Brut, Lausanne: https://www.artbrut.ch/en_GB/exhibition/dubuffet-art-brut

    Madge Gill: http://madgegill.com/ and https://worksby-madgegill.co/

    Madge Gill, Sans Titre (not dated): https://www.artbrut.ch/en_GB/author/gill-madge

    Dress by Madge Gill at MAAS, Sidney (1940s): https://collection.maas.museum/object/167418

    Madge Gill, Newham Heritage Month (May 2021): https://www.newhamheritagemonth.org/contributors/madge-gill/

  • We talk about Zanele Muholi’s incredible exhibition at Tate Modern in London. See links below.

    Zanele Muholi, Tate Modern, London (5 November 2020 – 31 May 2021): https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-modern/exhibition/zanele-muholi

    Zanele Muholi: In Conversation with Lady Phyll | Artist's Talk | Tate Exchange (18 November 2020): https://youtu.be/4gzzNRKh2vs

    Zanele Muholi, ‘Katlego Mashiloane and Nosipho Lavuta, Ext. 2, Lakeside, Johannesburg’ (2007): https://g.co/arts/VhjExsG7BMXQrLsJA

    Zanele Muholi, ‘Vuyelwa Vuvu Makubetse Daveyton Johannesburg’ (2013): https://www.wellesley.edu/davismuseum/explore-the-collections/recent-acquisitions/vuyelwa-vuvu-makubetse-daveyton-johannesburg

    Maurice Berger, ‘Zanele Muholi: Paying Homage to the History of Black Women’, New York Times (3 December 2018): https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/03/lens/zanele-muholi-somnyama-ngonyama-south-africa.html

  • We discuss the publication of Archivist Addendum - unboxed live on the podcast - and the first title in the new book series Fashion: Visual & Material Interconnections: Alison Toplis’s The Hidden History of the Smock Frock. See links below.

    Archivist Addendum: Fashion Interpretations: https://tenderbooks.co.uk/products/archivist-addendum

    Fashion Interpretations: https://sites.courtauld.ac.uk/fashioninterpretations/

    Blaak: https://www.showstudio.com/contributors/blaak

    The Courtauld, ‘Fashion: Visual & Material Interconnections Book Series Launch’ (21 May 2021): https://youtu.be/AANXmdpT7aE

    Alison Toplis, ‘The Hidden History of the Smock Frock’, Bloomsbury (2021): https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/the-hidden-history-of-the-smock-frock-9781350126114/

    Alison Toplis’ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/smockfrock98/

    Smocks at The Museum of English Rural Life, Reading: https://tinyurl.com/phnumvb6

    Luce Moyse Ferreira, ‘Danger in the Path of Chic: Violence in Fashion between the Wars’, Bloomsbury (2021): https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/danger-in-the-path-of-chic-9781350126299/

    Alexis Romano: Prêt-à-Porter, Paris and Women: A Cultural Study of French Readymade Fashion, 1945-1968, Bloomsbury (2022): https://www.bloomsbury.com/uk/pret-a-porter-paris-and-women-9781350126190/

  • We talk about the work involved in preparing dress and textile objects for a museum collection. See links below.

    Dress and textiles at the Museum of London: https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/collections/about-our-collections/what-we-collect/dress-and-textiles

    London’s Fashion Alphabet, Museum of London: https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/museum-london/londons-fashion-alphabet

    Kim Philpotts’ 1980s/90s clothes: https://tinyurl.com/79t5zpzn

    Halima Khanom, ‘What Muslims Wear’, Museum of London (18 March 2016): https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/discover/what-muslims-wear

    Museums and Galleries Commission, ‘An illustrated guide to the care of costume and textile collections’ (2000): https://collectionstrust.org.uk/resource/an-illustrated-guide-to-the-care-of-costume-and-textile-collections/

    Resources from DATS (Dress & Textile Specialist network) for identifying and cataloguing dress and textiles: https://www.dressandtextilespecialists.org.uk/dats-toolkits/ and https://www.dressandtextilespecialists.org.uk/links/

  • We discuss the new Netflix series on Halston - just how accurate is it? And how will they turn fashion design into entertainment? See links below.

    Daniel Minahan (director), Jeriana San Juan (costume designer), Halston (2021): https://www.imdb.com/title/tt9569546/

    Leigh Nordstrom, ‘Cutting the “Halston” Cloth’, WWD (14 May 2021): https://wwd.com/eye/lifestyle/halston-netflix-costumes-ewan-mcgregor-jeriana-san-juan-1234822920/

    Netflix Staff, ‘The Fashion Behind Halston’ (13 May 2021): https://about.netflix.com/en/news/the-fashion-behind-halston

    Maureen Dowd, ‘Ewan McGregor: Dahling, He’s Halston!’, The New York Times (7 May 2021): https://www.nytimes.com/2021/05/07/style/ewan-mcgregor-halston-netflix.html

    Molly O’Donnell, ‘Jessie Franklin Turner: American Fashion Designer (1881-1956)’, Maine Historical Society (3 December 2019): https://mainehistory.wordpress.com/2019/12/03/jessie-franklin-turner-american-fashion-designer/

    Exhibition: ‘Halston and Warhol: Silver and Suede’, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh (18 May – 24 August 2014): https://www.warhol.org/exhibition/halston-and-warhol-silver-and-suede/

    and ...

    BBC World Service, People Fixing The World, The detection dogs tracking poachers and Covid-19 (27 April 2021): https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09fsrjh

    Walter Benjamin, ‘True Dog Stories’, Excerpt from Radio Benjamin (3 December 2014, first broadcast some time between 1927 and 1933): https://hazlitt.net/longreads/true-dog-stories