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In 2016, Queen Elizabeth II remarked, “I have to be seen to be believed”. Learn how the clothing and dress of British royalty has changed over the past thousand years to reflect shifting social and political roles. Looking closely at documents, clothing, jewellery, portraiture, and even social media, you’ll explore the wardrobes of key figures, from the Angevins to the Windsors.Read more
Dr Benjamin Wild, FRHistS, is a Lecturer in Contextual Studies (Fashion) at Manchester Fashion Institute. Benjamin's book A Life in Fashion: The Wardrobe of Cecil Beaton was published by Thames & Hudson in 2016. His next book, Carnival to Catwalk: Global Reflections on Fancy Dress Costume is forthcoming from Bloomsbury.
The lecturer was amazing-inspiring and knowledgeable Previous Weekend Course Student
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14 March 2020 - 15 March 2020
£147.00 - £195.00
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