Welcome

As well as providing hands-on courses on the design and construction of historical clothing The School of Historical Dress is building its own resource of teaching aids and instructional literature.

Our second school publication WAISTCOATS: from the Hopkins Collection c.1720-1950 by Alan and Vanessa Hopkins is now on sale in the ‘BOOKS’ section here. Our first publication FOOTWEAR: shoes and boots from the Hopkins Collection by Alan and Vanessa Hopkins, is also available for purchase.

SOLD OUT!   Our first evening event ‘The Winter’s Tale’ will be held at the school premises at 52 Lambeth Road, London, SE1 7PP on the 13th December. The tickets sold out in 24 hours.

Courses for January and February 2018 will be available to purchase in the SHOP soon. Please join our mailing list to get the latest updates from us on forthcoming events, courses and activities by writing to us at info@theschoolofhistoricaldress.org.uk.