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Fashion And History Related Things To Do During A Lockdown

Times are tough right now, I know. There is so much going on in the world you almost feel like you can’t complain, but the reality is that being in lockdown is straight-up boring. Not to mention the impact on people’s mental health, I know I’m suffering a little. I don’t know about you, but I’m really struggling to pass the time. I don’t want to just be sat around doing nothing, I intend to use this time effectively and productively. So, I’ve done some digging and found some cool things related to history and fashion you can do.

Free online courses

The history of royal fashion – futurelearn

Innovation: The fashion industry – futurelearn

Fashion and Sustainability: understanding luxury fashion in a changing world – futurelearn

Understanding fashion: Business to culture Рfuturelearn 

Genealogy: Researching your family tree – futurelearn

Irish 101: An introduction to Irish language and culture – futurelearn

Propaganda and ideology in everyday life – futurelearn

The Tudors – futurelearn

Pyramids of Giza: Ancient Egyptian art and archeology – Harvard

Blogs

thehistoryblog.com

hisdoryan.co.uk

muchadoaboutfashion.com

historylizzie.co.uk

anhistorianabouttown.com

Podcasts

You’re dead to me – BBC Sounds

Dressed: History of fashion – Spotify

Youtube

Ultimate Fashion History

 

English heritage

 

Documentaries/series

*These are all on UK sites*

Englands forgotten Queen: The life and death of Lady Jane Grey – BBC iPlayer

Royal histories biggest fibs: Queen Anne – BBC iPlayer

Witch Hunt – BBC iPlayer

Next in fashion – Netflix

McQueen – Netflix

A Stitch in time – Youtube

Books

Fashion by DK – Waterstones

The fashion chronicles: The style stories of history’s best dressed by Amber Butchart – Waterstones

Fashion History from the 18th to the 20th Century – Bibliotheca Universalis by TASCHEN – Waterstones

Here are all of the history and fashion related things I’ve found to keep you busy during this tough time. I am currently doing the futurelearn online course in the History of royal fashion, it’s great fun! I fully intend to do the genealogy and Irish 101 courses too. If you decide to do any let me know, I’d love to know what you think of them. Keep safe and stay indoors.

Lana.

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