MA History of Dress 2020

Dr Rebecca Arnold

Oak Foundation Lecturer in History of Dress and Textiles

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


MA History of Dress 2020-2021


Violet Caldecott

Interests: Dress and Identity, The Swinging 60s, 20th century photography, Fashion in Film


Bethan Eleri Carrick 

Interests: Impact of the digital age on fashion, Feminist theory, Performance art, Transformative fashions (‘Passing’, ‘Gender-bending’, and ‘Power dressing’)


Lucy Corkish 

Interests: digital futures, nature and climate, female/feminine gaze, magazines, play


Genevieve Davis

Interests: Dress in Dance and Theatre, Vintage Fashion, Jewellery, Fashion Advertising, Dress and Identity, Intersections of Art and Fashion


Simona Mezzina 

Interests: Italian fashion and cinema, Dress in portraiture, Film and television costume design, Star studies, Material culture and the social effect of clothing


Ruby Redstone

Interests: Old Masters portraiture, Rococo dress and trimmings, Victorian women, shoe design, the evolution of personal style, contemporary fashion journalism


Kathryn Reed

Interests: Androgyny and cross-dressing, streetwear, the ghostliness of clothing, countercultural fashion, textiles, representations of dress in portraiture


Alexandra Sive

Interests: Underwear and the shaping of gender, affective fashion, dress in film and literature


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