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Dress: Fancy: The Podcast About Dressing Up

Mar 24, 2023

On the latest episode of Dress: Fancy, Lucy Clayton uncovers the secrets from a Victorian woman’s wardrobe with author Kate Strasdin and her enchanting new book The Dress Diary of Mrs Anne Sykes. This extraordinary fashion scrapbook contains thousand of swatches of fabric, which together tell the story of female friendship, industry and empire, art and commerce. This is Victorian life not as you know it but in vivid, glorious and complicated technicolour. You can see the images that accompany every conversation on our Instagram @dressfancypodcast