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A Passion for Fashion

Dr Sally Hoban Wednesday 16 January 2019

Sally has a PhD in History from the University of Birmingham and is a specialist art and design historian and antiques expert. She lectures across the world and has broadcast on BBC Two, BBC Four and BBC Radio 4. Sally broadcasts regularly on TV and radio and has worked at The Birmingham Assay Office with its outstanding silver collection, written for The Antiques Bulletin and is the author of the book Miller’s Collecting Modern Design.

This lecture tells the story of 20th century fashion design, tracing how clothes, textiles and accessories were influenced by contemporary history.

It includes the elegant fashions of the Edwardian era, the glamour of the 1920s and 1930s, the austerity of the 1940s, the futuristic fashions of the 1950s, the liberating styles of the 1960s and the avant-garde fashions of the 1970s to the present day.