Review: House Style at Chatsworth

Earlier this month, I headed to Chatsworth House with Cat for an afternoon of fashion in the most fabulous of settings. Now, although I'd read a few articles about this exhibition before we decided to make the trip, I had never been to Chatsworth before. I knew that the exterior was used as Pemberley in... Continue Reading →

Review: Museum of Transology

When the Museum of Transology launched, it was announced as the largest and boldest collection of trans artefacts and photographic portraiture ever displayed in the UK. A highly intimate exhibition which challenges the idea that gender is fixed, binary and biologically determined, it explores how these artefacts have helped to fashion self-shaped gender identities. Curator... Continue Reading →

Diana: Her Fashion Story

At the end of February, I visited Kensington Palace with my mum to see Diana: Her Fashion Story. As entry to the exhibition is included with a ticket for the palace, there is no timed entry and so we spent thirty minutes queuing to be let into the small exhibition space. I was struck by... Continue Reading →

Review: You Say You Want a Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966 – 1970

Revolution (meaning): overthrow, change, movement. In a recent interview in The Guardian film director Houda Benyamin evoked the 1968 'revolts': 'anger was understood and translated by an intelligentsia: authors, intellectuals, artists, who then formulated demands and so made progress.' This spirit of revolutionary progress permeates this exhaustive and informative exhibition (covering 1966 - 1970) at... Continue Reading →

Review: The Vanishing Art of Camouflage

Yesterday, I attended the private view of a new menswear exhibition at the University of Westminster called The Vanishing Art of Camouflage. You might wonder why a lingerie blogger would be interested in menswear. Well, first of all, I don't consider myself to be solely a lingerie blogger. I'm interested in writing on a number... Continue Reading →

Review: Fashion & Freedom

On Thursday 12th May, I headed up to Manchester for the launch of Fashion & Freedom at Manchester Art Gallery. The exhibition is part of 14-18 NOW, a five-year programme of arts events connecting people with the First World War. Working in partnership with cultural organisations across the UK, 14-18 NOW is commissioning "new work... Continue Reading →

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