Tag Archives: Amber Butchart

Newsflash: February Events

  Lorene Rhoomes, aka Akhu Designs                                                                     … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! 2014 was a fantastic year in the world of fashion history, here are some of my highlights… These include publishing my first book; appearing on Great British Sewing Bee series 2, Woman’s Hour numerous times, BBC Breakfast again and … Continue reading

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Newsflash: Royal Academy tour, Soviet Fashion, Book Signing & More!

Join me on Wednesday 26th June at 3pm for my Summer Edits tour of the Royal Academy Summer Show. The Summer Exhibition Edits are a series of afternoon tours in which practitioners from diverse fields share their personal highlights of … Continue reading

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Newsflash: Puttin’ on the Glitz at the British Library

I’m excited to announce that I will be teaming up with the brilliant Chris Laverty of Clothes on Film for a night of fashion and film as part of the Spring Festival at the British Library. I shall be exploring fashion on the … Continue reading

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Track the Trend: Futurism in Fashion

This piece originally appeared as ‘Fashioning the Future’ in House magazine “The Man and Woman of Tomorrow” model futuristic fashions in 1951, found at VintageGal; House magazine; John Kloss designs found at Blue Velvet Vintage Fashion is an industry built … Continue reading

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Newsflash: Theatre of Fashion at the V&A – Bowie Weekender

*TICKETS NOW LIMITED* The theatre is a wonderful place, a house of strange enchantment, a temple of illusion    – Noel Coward I’m pleased to announce the next date of the Theatre of Fashion In Conversation series at the V&A … Continue reading

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No People Like Show People: Professor Jingles

Professor Jingles with his hand-crafted puppets Over the summer my brother and I made a short film about the man who was once Britain’s youngest Punch and Judy performer: Professor Jingles. He was a fixture of our childhood growing up by the … Continue reading

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