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The Association of Dress Historians supports and promotes the study and professional practice of the history of dress, textiles, and accessories of all cultures and regions of the world, from before classical antiquity to the present day.

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The Association of Dress Historians (ADH) supports and promotes the study and professional practice of the history of dress, textiles, and accessories of all cultures and regions of the world, from before classical antiquity to the present day. The ADH is proud to support scholarship through international conferences, publication of The Journal of Dress History, prizes and awards for students and researchers, and ADH members’ events such as curators’ tours. We are passionate about sharing our knowledge with you. Our mission is to start conversations, encourage the exchange of ideas, and expose new and exciting research in the field to all who appreciate the discipline. Thank you for visiting our website, and thank you for supporting scholarship in dress history.

ADH Mission

The Association of Dress Historians fosters the study of human clothing, materials and adornment across a range of practices, disciplines, knowledge systems and worldviews. Our goal is to support scholars and professionals to share knowledge and experiences and to provide opportunities for new research through academic investigation and professional practice.

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