Contributors

Dr Rebecca Arnold

Oak Foundation Lecturer in History of Dress and Textiles

Interests: Ready-to-wear, Photography, America, Documentary Imagery, Madeleine Vionnet

http://www.courtauld.ac.uk/people/arnold-rebecca.shtml

 

MA History of Dress 2019-2020

“If I were a fashion illustration/painting/photograph…”

Ali Bush

Dana Trippe

Dana Trippe for Backbite, 2013

Interests: Evolution of Costume in Hollywood Cinema, Modern Fashion, American History, Subculture Fashion, Feminist Theory.

 

Annie Burgess

Richard Avedon, ‘Homage to Munkacsi’, 1957

Richard Avedon, ‘Homage to Munkacsi’, 1957

Interests: 19th-century French photography, Dress in Portraiture, Impressionism and Fashion, Peter Lindbergh Street Photography.

 

Devan Andre

Mats Gustafson, Christian Dior’s Bar jacket from 1947, 2017

Mats Gustafson, Christian Dior’s Bar jacket from 1947, 2017

Interests: Nature and Technology, Floral Motifs in Haute Couture, Feminist Theory, Dior’s New Look, Women and Identity.

 

Helena Klevorn

Paul Colin, Josephine Baker for Le Tumulte Noir, 1927.

Paul Colin, Josephine Baker for Le Tumulte Noir, 1927.

Interests: Intersections between Fashion and Politics, Uniforms under Totalitarian States, Changing Dress in Modern China, as well as glittery socks, grey turtlenecks, and split-toe shoes.

 

Imani Williford

Barkley L. Hendricks, Arriving Soon, 1973.

Barkley L. Hendricks, Arriving Soon, 1973.

Interests: Dress in Music, Subcultural Fashions, Fashion and Local/National Identity, Dress and Memory, Fashion and the African Diaspora, Fashion Exhibitions

 

Jane Handorff

Parmigianino, Antea, 1520.

Parmigianino, Antea, 1520.

Interests: Representation of the Body and Clothing in Portraiture, Curating the Fashion Exhibition, Modern and Contemporary art, Symbolism, Balenciaga.

 

Maïa Sonoko Heegaard

Jane Birkin and her bag

Stephan C. Archetti, Model and Actress Jane Birkin, 1966.

Interests: Impressionism and Post-Impressionism , 20th Century Photography, Costume Design in Film, Lingerie, Colour Theory, The Flâneur and Representation of the Female Figure.

 

Mollie Beese

Erna Schmidt-Carroll. Chansonette (Cabaret Singer), c. 1928.

Erna Schmidt-Carroll. Chansonette (Cabaret Singer), c. 1928.

Interests: Dress and the Senses (i.e. costumes in film and their engagement with the Haptic Gaze), Intersection of Art and Fashion (e.g. Toulouse-Lautrec’s depiction of Moulin Rouge costumes), Oral History and Vintage Fashion.

 

Olivia Smales 

Norman Parkinson, 'Tania Mallet in a reversible raincoat by Dannimac', 1960.

Norman Parkinson, ‘Tania Mallet in a reversible raincoat by Dannimac’, 1960.

Interests: Jewellery, Fashion Advertising, Portraiture, the Sixties and Mid-Century Pop Culture, British National Heritage Fashion, Representations of Gender and the Male gaze.

 

Rosie Best 

Rosie Best

Alice Best, Rosie walking her dog Ted, 2019

Interests: Construction of Americanness in Dress and its Depiction in paintings, photography and film, Visual culture and American Literature.

 

PhD History of Dress 2019-2020

Nadya Wang

Interests: Dress and Identity, The Modern Woman, Women’s Magazine, Singapore’s Fashion History, Business of Fashion in Southeast Asia, Intersections of Art and Fashion

 

Past Contributors

PhD History of Dress

MA History of Dress 2019

MA History of Dress 2018

MA History of Dress 2017

MA History of Dress 2016

MA History of Dress 2015

MA History of Dress 2014

BA History of Art 2014

Jean Hollywood, Illustrations

http://jeanhollywood.portfoliobox.me