16 February 2018
The workshop took place on 15-16 February 2018 at the Henley Business School and explored themes in the business history of fashion and its broader supply chain. The aim is to share current research linked to fashion (broadly defined). The papers presented include perspectives from business, culture, retail, curators, archives, design, production and consumption.
2. Selling Synthetic Fibers Through Fashion: Lycra, The One that Got Away, Kaori O’Connor
3.A Brief History of VM: The problems, possibilities, and Progress, Valerie Wilson Trower
4. Contemporary Men’s Fashion and British Wool Textiles, Fiona Andersson
5. The Firm in Haute Couture: Paris Fashion’s Enterprises and Capital from the 1900s to the 1960s, Véronique Pouillard
10. The advent of the Modern Corporate Uniform: The Case of Barclays Bank, 1975 - 2010, Victoria Barnes and Lucy Newton