Vanessa Jones gives context to the costumes featured in the new BBC One drama, Gentleman Jack.
We want you to send us your #LeedsThreads for next year’s shopping exhibition at Leeds City Museum.
Miss Nora Passavant dressed as ‘The Leeds Daily Papers’ at the 1891 Fancy Dress Ball. Joshua King explores the life of Nora and the rest of the Passavant women.
The second in our 1891 Fancy Dress Ball series, this time on the life of Wilfred Nicholson who attended dressed as Mephistopheles.
A rare Tibetan headdress with gorgeous turquoise and coral stones has just been conserved for display in Himalayan Fashion by Karen Horton.
Uncover the adventures of Curator Antonia Lovelace as she embarks on a field trip to Nepal, to add to our extensive World Cultures collection.
“Rosetta grew up in Bradford and lived through the Second World War and its aftermath. She was part of a working-class family. Her clothes are simple yet stylish”
Ahead of its opening in 2 weeks, Costume and Textiles intern Kay Eggleston gives us a behind the scenes look at preparing for the Fashionable Yorkshire exhibition!
Burtons were paid a royal visit in 1966, and made the suits for the winning football team of 1966.