Laura Ashley: The Romantic Heroine – Bath Fashion Museum

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While countless fashion fads get retired to the sartorial scrap-heap, there are a chosen few that remain style staples. Romantic florals have been around for yonks, reigning supreme as the go-to print to wear at everything from summer barbecues to winter weddings – perhaps even more so now that vintage and thrift shopping is so in vogue. Continue reading “Laura Ashley: The Romantic Heroine – Bath Fashion Museum”

50 Fabulous Frocks, Bath Fashion Museum

Still going strong after 50 years, the Bath Fashion Museum was founded as the Museum of Costume by Doris Langley Moore, a writer, costume designer and collector of historic dress. The museum was moved to its current home in the Assembly Rooms in 1963 and has been showcasing the very best in both historic and up-to-date fashion ever since. It was even listed as one of CNN’s top 10 fashion museums in the world – well done them! Continue reading “50 Fabulous Frocks, Bath Fashion Museum”