From Boudicca to the French revolution’s cockades, brooches have always been used to convey politically-charged messages
From Miss Havisham’s wedding dress to Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Red Shoes’, why we’re so obsessed with murderous clothes
On the 500th anniversary of the birth of Cosimo I, what do the Medicis’ burial clothes say about fashion and influence?
The politics of postwar couture: a new show at London’s V&A explores Dior’s revolution, alongside his love for British tradition
With the current Anni Albers show at Tate Modern marking a resurgence in textiles, charting the changing perceptions of fabrics throughout art history
Decoding the First Lady’s off-brand fashion choice