Documenting Fashion

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We interview people from The Courtauld about what they are wearing, and how they interpret ‘fashion’


5 Minutes With… Syed Ahsan Abbas

July 18, 2014 by Katerina

What are you wearing today? Yohji Yamamoto coat and trousers, a black Comme des Garçons t-shirt, a white Ann Demeulemeester shirt, and black Converse. Most of my wardrobe is Yohji Yamamoto, when I first tried it on, it just felt … Continue reading

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5 Minutes with… Christine Quach

June 6, 2014 by Jennifer

Christine hails from the ‘shire’ of Los Angeles, California. She is an MA student at The Courtauld, specialising in early modern Netherlandish art, and she is currently writing her dissertation on alchemy in seventeenth-century Dutch painting.   Tell me about … Continue reading

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5 MINUTES WITH… Antony Hopkins

May 14, 2014 by Rebecca

You would expect a librarian to be organised and efficient, and Antony Hopkins, Kilfinan Librarian, Head of Book, Witt and Conway Libraries at The Courtauld extends these professional skills into all aspects of his life. So, when I met him … Continue reading

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5 minutes with… Carey Gibbons

March 27, 2014 by Katerina

Carey Gibbons is a Fourth Year PhD student at the Courtauld Institute of Art, supervised by Professor Caroline Arscott. She was born and grew up in Memphis Tennessee, lived in New York City for ten years, and came to the … Continue reading

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5 minutes with… Teresa Fogarty

March 21, 2014 by Rebecca

How to dress for work? – This is a question women have been grappling with for at least a hundred and fifty years. How to appear appropriate, professional, fit into your environment, while looking stylish and individual? The Courtauld Institute’s … Continue reading

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