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.

The Editorial Board
of
The Journal of Dress History

For questions or suggestions about The Journal of Dress History, please contact the appropriate member of The Editorial Board, the current membership of which includes:

Georgina Chappell,
Commissioning
Editor

Georgina Chappell is a lecturer in Fashion Cultures at Manchester Fashion Institute at Manchester Metropolitan University. After many years working in technical system design for the banking industry, her academic background in history led her back to dress history. Georgina’s research interests include the influence of the avant-garde on fashion in the early twentieth century; early twentieth century beauty culture; fashion in the Deutsche Demokratische Republik (DDR); and Eve magazine, 1919-1929. Georgina completed a Master’s degree at Manchester Fashion Institute and Manchester School of Art with a dissertation, titled, An Investigation into the Influence of the Avant-Garde, Bohemia, and Modernism on Women’s Lifestyle and Fashion, 1919-1929, with Particular Reference to Eve Magazine. Georgina can be reached at georgina.chappell@dresshistorians.org.

Valerio Zanetti,
Managing
Editor

Valerio Zanetti completed a PhD in History at The University of Cambridge, England, where his project on female equestrianism in seventeenth century France was funded by the AHRC and the Cambridge Trust. He currently holds a Postdoctoral Fellowship with the Society for Renaissance Studies and continues teaching at Cambridge. His research and publications investigate various aspects of women’s athletic culture in the Early Modern period, with a particular focus on horseback riding and hunting. During his doctorate, Valerio cultivated a strong interest in the study of fashion, embodiment, and material culture. During 2017-2019, he co-convened the “Things” and “Interdisciplinary Performance Network” seminar series at CRASSH. His 2018 conference “Fashioning the Early Modern Courtier” fostered a dialogue between the fields of dress history and court studies. Valerio can be reached at valerio.zanetti@dresshistorians.org.

Benjamin
Linley
Wild,
Editor

Dr. Benjamin Linley Wild, FRHistS, is a cultural historian and currently Lecturer in Contextual Studies (Fashion) at The Fashion Institute, Manchester Metropolitan University, England. Interested in the dress and appearance of a society’s leaders and elite, his research also considers the self- and group-presentation of people marginalised by their community. Specific areas of research interest and publishing include: history of clothing and fashion, fancy dress costume, royal dress and appearance, menswear, and masculinities. Benjamin’s most recent book, Carnival to Catwalk: Global Reflections on Fancy Dress Costume, was published by Bloomsbury in February 2020. Benjamin can be reached at benjamin.linley.wild@dresshistorians.org.

Michael
Ballard
Ramsey,
Associate Editor

Michael Ballard Ramsey is an Accessories Craftsperson at the Costume Design Center for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation (CWF) in Virginia, United States. There, he researches clothing and textiles common to the Chesapeake region of eighteenth century Virginia and Maryland, builds and maintains recreations of eighteenth century dress and accessories, and contributes to the Colonial Williamsburg Blog. In addition to his work at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, he privately makes museum-quality reproductions and recreations for museums, film/stage, and private collectors. His research focuses on the ambiguity of identity through dress, and textiles in North America, circa 1740-1820. He holds a BS in History from Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tennessee. Michael can be reached at michael.ballard.ramsey@dresshistorians.org.

Alicia Mihalić,
Book
Reviews Editor

Alicia Mihalić holds an MA in Theory and Culture of Fashion from The University of Zagreb, Croatia. For the past four years, she has been employed at the same graduate study programme as an Assistant Lecturer responsible for courses related to history and ethnology of dress and textiles. Her research explores the intersection of dress history, fashion theory, and material culture studies, and establishes connections between clothing and its socio-cultural representation in visual media. She is mainly interested in the phenomenon of nostalgia, trend mechanisms, and the revival of former dress styles through the development of marginal clothing discourses during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Her most recent research focuses on principles and practical implications of historical dress reconstruction within the museum environment. Alicia can be reached at books@dresshistorians.org.

Emma
Treleaven,
Exhibition
Reviews Editor

Emma Treleaven is the Assistant Curator at the Charles Dickens Museum, London. She previously worked as the Research Assistant for the exhibition, Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, at The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, and at Bletchley Park as Exhibitions Assistant. Emma has a Master’s degree in Museum Studies from University College London, and an Undergraduate degree in Fashion History and Theory from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London. Emma’s publications include the articles, “Dressed to Disappear: Fashion as Camouflage during the Second World War” in the Spring 2018 issue of The Journal of Dress History, and “Standard and Supremely Smart: Luxury and Women’s Service Uniforms in WWII” in the journal, Luxury: History, Culture, Consumption. Emma can be reached at exhibitions@dresshistorians.org.

Giulia
Mangone,
Editorial Assistant

Giulia Mangone is an art historian, formerly curatorial assistant at the Kunsthistorisches Museum in Vienna (Austria), specializing in Old Masters painting. She completed her Master’s degree in Art History at “La Sapienza” University in Rome in 2017, with a dissertation about the influence of Metastasio’s poetry on Gregorio Guglielmi’s frescoes (1761-1763) in Schönbrunn palace, Vienna. She became passionate about dress history especially by participating in historical re-enactment events (Italian Risorgimento, Napoleonic Wars), as an educator and re-enactor. Her current interests include dress history from the late fifteenth to the nineteenth century, with special attention to the pictorial sources in the former Habsburg painting collections, and the Victorian era. Giulia can be reached at giulia.mangone@dresshistorians.org.

Cassandra Milani
Cassandra
Milani,
Editorial Assistant

Originally from Boston, Massachusetts, United States, and now residing in Glasgow, Scotland, Cassandra Milani began her studies and career as a fashion designer in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She later decided to change careers—pivoting from designing clothing to studying its history—and returned to school, earning her Master of Letters degree (with Distinction) in Dress and Textile Histories from The University of Glasgow in 2018. Since 2009, Cassandra has volunteered and worked in curatorial departments and textile collections across the United States and United Kingdom; namely in Philadelphia, Salem, and San Francisco (United States) and Paisley (Scotland). Her current research interests centre on knitwear (mainly handknitting in the North Atlantic region), as well as the intersections between western and non-western design traditions in the West. Cassandra can be reached at cassandra.milani@dresshistorians.org.

The Association of Dress Historians would like to thank all previous and present members of The Editorial Board of The Journal of Dress History, who worked on the following journal issues:

ISSUE 20:
Volume 5, Issue 6, Winter 2021
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Guest Editor: Janet Mayo
Commissioning Editor: Georgina Chappell
Managing Editor: Valerio Zanetti
Editor: Benjamin Linley Wild
Associate Editor: Michael Ballard Ramsey
Book Reviews Editor: Alicia Mihalić
Exhibition Reviews Editor: Emma Treleaven
Editorial Assistant: Giulia Mangone
Editorial Assistant: Cassandra Milani

ISSUE 19:
Volume 5, Issue 5, Late Autumn 2021
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Commissioning Editor: Georgina Chappell
Managing Editor: Valerio Zanetti
Editor: Benjamin Linley Wild
Associate Editor: Michael Ballard Ramsey
Book Reviews Editor: Alicia Mihalić
Exhibition Reviews Editor: Emma Treleaven
Editorial Assistant: Dries Debackere
Editorial Assistant: Evie Jeffrey

ISSUE 18:
Volume 5, Issue 4, Early Autumn 2021
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Commissioning Editor: Georgina Chappell
Managing Editor: Valerio Zanetti
Editor: Benjamin Linley Wild
Associate Editor: Michael Ballard Ramsey
Book Reviews Editor: Alicia Mihalić
Exhibition Reviews Editor: Emma Treleaven
Editorial Assistant: Dries Debackere
Editorial Assistant: Evie Jeffrey

ISSUE 17:
Volume 5, Issue 3, Late Summer 2021
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Associate Editor: Georgina Chappell
Associate Editor: Michael Ballard Ramsey
Associate Editor: Benjamin Linley Wild
Associate Editor: Valerio Zanetti
Exhibition Reviews Editor: Emma Treleaven
Editorial Assistant: Thomas Walter Dietz
Editorial Assistant: Fleur Dingen
Editorial Assistant: Abigail Jubb

ISSUE 16:
Volume 5, Issue 2, Early Summer 2021
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Associate Editor: Georgina Chappell
Associate Editor: Michael Ballard Ramsey
Associate Editor: Benjamin Linley Wild
Associate Editor: Valerio Zanetti
Editorial Assistant: Thomas Walter Dietz
Editorial Assistant: Fleur Dingen
Editorial Assistant: Abigail Jubb

ISSUE 15:
Volume 5, Issue 1, Spring 2021
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Associate Editor: Georgina Chappell
Associate Editor: Michael Ballard Ramsey
Associate Editor: Benjamin Linley Wild
Associate Editor: Valerio Zanetti
Editorial Assistant: Skye Murie
Editorial Assistant: Jeordy Raines
Editorial Assistant: Vanessa Recine

ISSUE 14:
Volume 4, Issue 4, Winter 2020
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Editor: Ingrid E. Mida
Proofreader: Georgina Chappell
Editorial Assistant: Eanna Morrison Barrs
Editorial Assistant: Zara Kesterton
Editorial Assistant: Lynda Xepoleas

ISSUE 13:
Volume 4, Issue 3, Autumn 2020
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Editor: Ingrid E. Mida
Proofreader: Georgina Chappell
Editorial Assistant: Eanna Morrison Barrs
Editorial Assistant: Zara Kesterton
Editorial Assistant: Lynda Xepoleas

ISSUE 12:
Volume 4, Issue 2, Summer 2020
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Editor: Ingrid E. Mida
Proofreader: Georgina Chappell
Editorial Assistant: Eanna Morrison Barrs
Editorial Assistant: Zara Kesterton
Editorial Assistant: Lynda Xepoleas

ISSUE 11:
Volume 4, Issue 1, Spring 2020
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Editor: Ingrid E. Mida
Proofreader: Georgina Chappell
Editorial Assistant: Eanna Morrison Barrs
Editorial Assistant: Zara Kesterton
Editorial Assistant: Lynda Xepoleas

ISSUE 10:
Volume 3, Issue 4, Winter 2019
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Editor: Ingrid E. Mida
Proofreader: Georgina Chappell
Editorial Assistant: Irene Calvi

ISSUE 9:
Volume 3, Issue 3, Autumn 2019
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Editor: Ingrid E. Mida
Proofreader: Georgina Chappell
Editorial Assistant: Irene Calvi
Editorial Assistant: Katharine Lawden

ISSUE 8:
Volume 3, Issue 2, Summer 2019
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Proofreader: Georgina Chappell
Editorial Assistant: Irene Calvi

ISSUE 7:
Volume 3, Issue 1, Spring 2019
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Editor: Scott Hughes Myerly
Proofreader: Georgina Chappell
Editorial Assistant: Irene Calvi
Editorial Assistant: Katharine Lawden

ISSUE 6:
Volume 2, Issue 4, Winter 2018
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Editor: Scott Hughes Myerly
Proofreader: Georgina Chappell
Editorial Assistant: Irene Calvi
Editorial Assistant: Katharine Lawden

ISSUE 5:
Volume 2, Issue 3, Autumn 2018
Editor-in-Chief: Jennifer Daley
Editor: Scott Hughes Myerly
Proofreader: Georgina Chappell

ISSUE 4:
Volume 2, Issue 2, Summer 2018
Managing Editor: Jennifer Daley
Editor: Alison Fairhurst

ISSUE 3:
Volume 2, Issue 1, Spring 2018
Managing Editor: Jennifer Daley
Editor: Alison Fairhurst

ISSUE 2:
Volume 1, Issue 2, Autumn 2017
Managing Editor: Jennifer Daley
Editor: Alison Fairhurst

ISSUE 1:
Volume 1, Issue 1, Spring 2017
Managing Editor: Jennifer Daley
Editor: Alison Fairhurst
Assistant Editor: Kimberley Foy

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