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Open Studies Dayschool - Fashion stories from the past to the present

Saturday 9 June, 10;00-16:00. S028, Social Studies Building

This dayschool will explore trends in fashion from 1700 to nowadays. Why did the outrageous headdress of Mlle de Fontanges become all the rage at the court of Louis XIV when even the King condemned it? What was the secret code of the beauty spots or the innocent fans used by the ladies of the 18th century? Why are lace, the choker and the cameo back in fashion? The dayschool will be illustrated by reproductions of paintings and fashion plates.

For more information contact the Open Studies department on or ring ext. 73739.

The course costs £30 or you can use your Warwick Learning Account vouchers. For more information on the Warwick Learning Account, visit