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In the online article ‘Brownlow Medal 2011 Best and Worst Dressed On The Blue Carpet!’ the dress of Rebecca Judd is disparagingly referred to as being ‘a little more medieval bar wench’. However the included photograph shows that the dress…

In this column on wedding fashions in 1929, readers are advised that the favoured style for wedding dresses has changed from the short straight frocks of the previous year to long medieval style dresses. A long frock, the author suggests, is more…

In this instalment of “The Ladies’ Section” of the Sunday Times, an illustration is provided of a fashionable wedding dress described as being “of medieval inspiration”. The simplicity of the dress, the caption suggests, is what constitutes…

This article from the wedding column of the Western Mail gives an account of the wedding of Marjorie Christie and Norman J. Henry at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church in Perth, Western Australia, on 15 July 1933. The bride’s dress is…

Included on this page from the Western Mail in 1935 is a photograph of three women, identified as the Petter sisters, dressed as ‘medieval angels’ at a Halloween Ball in London.

In this column describing the latest fashion trends in 1928, the author suggests that alongside coat frocks, hats and fur pelts, the medieval style was making a comeback. Popular materials such as ring and chiffon velvets, brocades, satins and rich…

This newspaper article suggests that a renewed interest in Renaissance fashions and medieval handicrafts can be seen in the elaborate cord trimmings, satin embroidery, coloured fringes and tassels that were being incorporated into home decoration…