Category Archives: Research resources

A Certain Style and other fashionable things in Auckland

Auckland’s 4 Days of Fashion in the City begins 21 March and the New Zealand Fashion Museum is kicking it off in, literally, a certain style. A Certain Style is the museum’s new 2018 exhibition, showcasing the work of Bruce … Continue reading

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International publication call for contributions

Interested in new opportunities for publishing your research? Costume UK (journal of the UK Costume Society) has expressed an interest in establishing a network of fashion/dress/textile people in our part of the world. This approach is part of creating a … Continue reading

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Forthcoming! A beautiful new NZ-based online journal devoted to WOOL

The Wool Lover is soon-to-be-launched digital journal featuring fresh and contemporary stories across culture, fashion, film, design and so on, all with wool at their heart. ‘A VISUAL, LITERARY AND CULTURAL STUDY DEVOTED TO A CELEBRATION OF THE WONDER FIBRE … Continue reading

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Fashion exhibition online

Many of this blog’s posts are for local events and exhibitions that not all of us can get to, but one of the beauties of the University of Otago’s Special Collections is that they develop online versions of all their … Continue reading

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The Museum of Savage Beauty

Duck feather dress, The Horn of Plenty, Autumn/Winter 2009–10 Model Magdalena Frackowiak. Image firstVIEW As many of you will already know, the V&A has just opened Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty, a fabulous exhibition which celebrates the extraordinary creative talent of one of … Continue reading

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Collection Focus: The Springfield Collection at the National Museum of Australia

Click on the link below for an excellent web-based resource developed by the National Museum of Australia to share information about many aspects of the complex acquisition of a rich collection recording the life and times of an early Australian family … Continue reading

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A useful resource for researching (or simply enjoying) 1930s fashion

A useful resource for researching (or simply enjoying) 1930s fashion Fashion History, Just a Click Away (on the link above!) The Picture Collection of the New York Public Library and the Special Collections & FIT Archives of the Fashion Institute … Continue reading

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