1978 Newspaper Advert for Debenhams Hull. Headline says English Lady and Bickler Special Offer. Line drawings of women include sleeveless summer dresses costed from £6.00 to £14.00
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Hull Fashion History: What Was Great About 1978!

The 1970s was a decade of fashion extremes….   Floaty fashions of the post-hippy culture mixed with stomping platforms and glam rock but by 1978 when the House of Mirelle closed every inspiration was up for grabs. Fashion design was diverse, streetwise and truly international. By mid 1978 tailoring, disco and the romantic look had […]

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A header image for the House Of Mirelle lecture The House of Mirelle: Forty Years Of Fashion History. Twitter @houseofmirelle Facebook @houseofmirelle
1930s Fashion | 1940s Fashion | 1950s Fashion | 1960s Fashion | 1960s History UK | 1970s Fashion | 1970s History UK | Fashion History | History Of Fashion Modelling | History of Sewing Dressmaking and Tailoring | Hull Retail History | Kingston Upon Hull History | Oral History | Public History | Talks and Lectures | The House Of Mirelle

Public Talks: House Of Mirelle At Hull History Centre 14th November 2017 12:30 to 1:30

We are thrilled to be sharing the story of The House of Mirelle during the Tell The World season in the UK City of Culture. Totally, completely and utterly free for anyone to attend the talk is from 12:30 to 1:30 on Tuesday 14th November at Hull History Centre part of their lunchtime club. Come […]

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Sewing Archaeology logo, copyright Carrie Henderson. An archaeological grid is overlaid on top of a cotton reel with a needle through the threads. Above is the word Sewing below is the word Archaeology.
20th Century Fashion | 20th Century History | Fashion History | Historic Research | History of Couture | History of Sewing Dressmaking and Tailoring | Sewing Archaeology | Talks and Lectures | Textile and Fabric History | The House Of Mirelle | Vintage Fashion

Sewing Archaeology: Deconstructing Clothes To Learn More About Them

Sewing Archaeology: the study of garments from the past in order to learn about the culture and practice of sewing See also:  The History of Fashion and Clothing, Material Culture, The History of Design.     The history of sewing  Sewing has been around since our ancestors stitched with bone needles and sinews for thread; […]

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