These selected articles from Costume, the journal of the Costume Society of London, relate to outfits in Peggy's collection. (Click the titles to read.)


Bennett, H., 1980. Sir John Hynde Cotton's Highland suit. Costume, Volume 14, pp. 95-109.

Buck, A., 1968. The trap re-baited: mourning dress 1860-1890. Costume, Volume 2, pp. 32-37.

Buck, A., 1970. The costume of Jane Austen and her characters. Costume, Volume 4, pp. 36-45.

Buck, A. a. M. H., 1984. Pocket guides to fashion: ladies' pocket books published in England 1760-1830. Costume, Volume 18, pp. 35-58.

Buck, A. M., 1983. Clothes in fact and fiction. Costume, Volume 17, pp. 89-104.

Burman, B. and Leventon, M., 1987. The Men's Dress Reform Party 1929-37. Costume, Volume 21, pp. 75-87.

Evans, G., 2008. Marriage a la mode, an 18th-century wedding dress, hat and shoes set from the Olive Matthews Collection, Chertsey Museum. Costume, Volume 42, pp. 50-65.

Ginsburg, M., 1972. The tailoring and dressmaking trades, 1700-1850. Costume, Volume 6, pp. 64-71.

Ginsburg, M., 1980. Rags to riches: the second-hand clothes trade 1700-1978. Costume, Volume 14, pp. 121-135.

Hamer, L., 1984. The Cullercoats fishwife. Costume, Volume 18, pp. 66-73.

Harden, R., 2010. Margot Fonteyn and fashion designers in the 1940s. Costume, Volume 44, pp. 96-105.

Lambert, M., 2014. Death and memory: clothing bequests in English wills 1650-1830. Costume, 48(1), pp. 46-59.

Levey, S. M., 2010. The story of a shirt: a cautionary tale with an unexpected ending. Costume, Volume 44, pp. 28-36.

Linkman, A. E., 1991. The workshy camera: photography and the labouring classes in the 19th century. Costume, Volume 25, pp. 36-52.

Lister, J., 2003. Twenty-three samples of silk: silks worn by Queen Charlotte and the Princesses at royal birthday balls, 1791-1794. Costume, Volume 37, pp. 51-65.

Lloyd, C. F., 1976. Liberty's 1875-1975, Liberty's embroidery workrooms: Memories of working there during the years 1918-1924. Costume, Volume 10, pp. 86-90.

Milhous, J. a. H. R. T. C., 2001. The tailor's shop at the Pantheon Opera, 1790-1792. Costume, Volume 35, pp. 24-46.

Newton, S. M., 2005. London Haute Couture in the 1930s. Costume, Volume 39, pp. 4-27.

Nichols, M. J., 1996. Straw plaiting and the straw hat industry in Britain. Costume, Volume 30, pp. 112-124.

Ribeiro, A., 1994. Antiquarian attitudes - some early studies in the history of dress. Costume, Volume 28, pp. 60-70.

Rolley, K., 1995. The Lafayette Collection at the National Portrait Gallery Archive: a new resource for historians of 20th-c dress. Costume, Volume 29, pp. 101-108.

Shrimpton, J., 1995. The National Portrait Gallery Heinz Archive and Library, Orange Street, London WC2. Costume, Volume 29, pp. 95-100.

Strasdin, K., 2004. 'An easy day for a lady . . .': the dress of early women mountaineers. Costume, Volume 38, pp. 72-85.

Wilcox, D., 2014. A suit of silver: the underdress of a Knight of the Garter in the late 17th century. Costume, 48(1), pp. 21-45.

Windle, L.-C., 2007. 'Over what crinoline should these charming jupons be worn?': Thomson's survival strategy during the decline of crinoline. Costume, Volume 41, pp. 66-82.