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Founding member of @TheUPMuseum team. Loves archives. Graduate of @UoMMaterials & @LCFLondon, @UAL. Academic alter ego of @lipsticklori (bi, she/her 🏳️‍🌈🇪🇺)

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Very few tickets remaining for the five events that make up #FashionInterpretations a symposium. Showcasing the wor… https://t.co/fsyrCb8CEv
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @LucieWhitmore So glad 🥰Something wildly decadent for a gloomy Tuesday and a pair of late #19thc decorative #boots that were designed to tr… https://t.co/b8pz4ayp6y
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithLooking forward to receiving my own print copy of this. I have a little collection of journals which have my writin… https://t.co/T29kZhjLFU @MandSHeritage I'd like the book on dogs and the eye palette 😁 @LucieWhitmore Aww 😍 She definitely helps! Hope you're feeling a little better today xx
11/25
2020
Have you changed the way you dress this year, due to lockdown and/or working from home? Would you be willing to sha… https://t.co/rBzUe5OmOT
11/23
2020
I mean yeah like a couple hundred years later so get ready to wait for a few rich people to enjoy art a few centuri… https://t.co/KoGaSBJL9L
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @alanna_mck That is BEAUTIFUL 🖤
11/21
2020
The Underpinnings Museum is looking for feedback: Would you buy a printed exhibition catalogue? If so, which one(s)… https://t.co/RWgsKHESvb
11/20
2020
@f_hitchcock https://t.co/QFIvT03tKq @f_hitchcock Yes! There's a lot to be said on the topic. So glad you have a chance to expand your thoughts for this book.“It’s an issue in terms of who gets to have these transgressive moments. We have cis white men who are celebrated f… https://t.co/Mqyp7uc6eCMay I direct your attention to this Underpinnings Museum thread ⬇️ https://t.co/znStPfnpQZ
11/19
2020
The Courtauld is recruiting 2 positions in Modern and Contemporary Art and Visual culture, specialising in Black st… https://t.co/X5YneAURoI
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11/18
2020
@KarolinaZL Wow! Yeah, that definitely sounds like a rage that had been building and really should have been directed elsewhereWhat I say: I like traditional men's clothing. What I mean: https://t.co/gZQ27ch9pS
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @KarolinaZL Bloody hell. That's still going on? 😨Today's #LockdownClothing story is from @ShaunRCole. He discusses borrowing a dog for a wfh 'commute', the joys of… https://t.co/GcKPcH8xZf
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11/17
2020
In 1890, The Lancet also published articles on how to treat alcoholism with strychnine and the composition of beef… https://t.co/37gvxJr6Xd
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11/16
2020
this is a travesty and i am UPSET https://t.co/EV0JrJfdxP
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithCALL FOR CHAPTER OUTLINES! Profs Lesley Millar @clothandmemory & @AliceKettle are inviting chapter outlines for ne… https://t.co/IXQAnw6mTq
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithGlad to see my 70 open tabs are part of a fine tradition. https://t.co/BfimDBVkI4
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithThis reminds me of a thread about why ppl assume everyone was smaller back in the day. It said ppl who were smaller… https://t.co/g2ba5ZmKlO
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithPinups and erotica are useful for understanding more about different types of historical garments, but they cannot… https://t.co/OmnxOSZK7L
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11/14
2020
DELIGHTED to announce @V_and_A Academy course 'A Queer History Of Objects' with incredible lecturers including:… https://t.co/AbMPfmzdsi
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithWithout access to libraries I am building up a huge collection of ex-library books in lockdown. Super grateful for… https://t.co/7l5maVgObm
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11/11
2020
@PollyAnders @lipsticklori @Viktor_and_Rolf @journalFFC Amazing!!! I love this 😍“Taught from their infancy that beauty is woman's sceptre, the mind shapes itself to the body, and roaming round it… https://t.co/O1JtNhcQsL
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @CasciTRitchie @Viktor_and_Rolf @journalFFC Thank you ☺️This morning we're taking you back to Autumn 1969 with this 'First Class Male' fashion supplement. Looks cosy!… https://t.co/rB7wOtpyji
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11/10
2020
@knittyphd Thank you so much for sharing ☺️ @DrSarahGilligan @journalFFC @IntellectBooks Thanks! Will take a look. @DrSarahGilligan @journalFFC @IntellectBooks I was also rather taken with the Moschino show (which referenced the l… https://t.co/CZdFpThjj7 @DrSarahGilligan @Viktor_and_Rolf @journalFFC Thank you! @DrSarahGilligan @journalFFC @IntellectBooks Thank you for sharing this... and for encouraging me ☺️ @LyleD4D @Viktor_and_Rolf @journalFFC Thank you 😊 @LyleD4D You can see why I became completely obsessed with the collection, right? @LyleD4D It's great, isn't it? It says STAY AWAY but in a rather fabulous way.Great fashion symposium #FashionInterpretations @TheCourtauld https://t.co/IIAVMqkIAF
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithI just discovered @Viktor_and_Rolf's lockdown-inspired collection Change via @MasterOfBras, and let's just say that… https://t.co/XOYgr7LJkw
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @estylingerie @itsquinne @Viktor_and_Rolf Agreed. And just like Esme says on #SewingBee; when you add a bow, the bi… https://t.co/ZdrOZQ56D8Dorothy Dandridge was born #OnThisDay in 1922. She was the first African-American woman to be nominated for a Best… https://t.co/6G5a4DA7FX
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithQueer culture has influenced mainstream culture for decades. As Hamish Bowles puts it: “It had just gone unacknowle… https://t.co/Xf8HhXKcQG
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @itsquinne @estylingerie @Viktor_and_Rolf Who doesn't need that many bows, right?! @estylingerie @Viktor_and_Rolf I want it so much! Perfect for social distancing ❤️ @estylingerie @Viktor_and_Rolf Aren't they stunning? I'm still utterly in love with the entire collection @annamcnally It was VERY fast, wasn't it?!My short academic article on @Viktor_and_Rolf's pandemic-inspired collection 'Change' has now been published in… https://t.co/GaHa66Yx89
11/9
2020
@Serena_Dyer This is glorious!
11/7
2020
Mesmerised by 60+ quilts recently added to the Art UK site from American Museum & Gardens' collection 💫 View all o… https://t.co/bxO3Mzo9wy
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithI love this project & I’m so happy to have been a tiny part of it https://t.co/buZghOHtGH
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smithtbh if this drags out any longer I'm going to have to put "USA 2020 Election" in my career interruptions for grant applications
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @alanna_mck They're gorgeous! 😍Here's a timelapse of me stitching the 'Eos' bra, crafted exclusively for @JanesVanity ♥️ All of my creations are h… https://t.co/i6NO5HgrkA
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11/6
2020
Tonight's #OpenCourtauldHour on ‘British: Art, Immigration and Migration’ is off to an interesting start, with Anna… https://t.co/7HjJZkTyya
11/5
2020
@GraceANagle Oh dear. What did he do? 😬
11/3
2020
at the start of quarantine I wrote a reflection on how it's changed how I've dressed. several months later, here's… https://t.co/hINVtvMfky
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithGoing to spend my lunch break catching up with the October edition of "Austen Wednesdays", featuring the wonderful… https://t.co/UfOaGeBVLR
11/2
2020
@LucieWhitmore @lipsticklori https://t.co/9scXd99Y2XNow is a great time to support the UK museums you love with donations, pre-booked tickets (if available) or buying… https://t.co/hzPzrH6I9Z
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithWe're re-launching the #LockdownClothing project! If you'd like to distract yourself from everything that's going o… https://t.co/Rrb1MosEBU
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithMy other favourite #Halloween fashion option is Jean Varon’s 1973 #gothic #cobweb dress, spun between the shoulder… https://t.co/kmIvKI1flC
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11/1
2020
Spending my lunch hour with Nadya Wang, who is discussing a photograph of Indonesian fashion designer Toton Januar’… https://t.co/q5Roxu7U75 @SartorialSeries @laurabelru @neek_olas Thank you ☺️ @SartorialSeries @laurabelru @neek_olas Were the last session’s presentations posted on YouTube? I missed the link.
10/30
2020
I'm giving a free talk on my crime and clothing research this Friday at 5 EST. If you want to come check out "The F… https://t.co/73ihBsVzgc
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10/27
2020
Claire Wilcox ⁦@V_and_A⁩ : 'When I look at clothing, I’m thinking about narratives’ Autobiography and memoir https://t.co/k8yuD4vAy6
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @Nubikitty They are absolute goals 😍
10/25
2020
Fly through a virtual preview of Es Devlin’s exhibition design for the upcoming @metmuseum exhibition, ‘About Time:… https://t.co/vpgUmzooZq
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithGlasgow School of Arts' Cat Doyle explores digital approaches to object based learning: 'translating the learning… https://t.co/z1NC4KTbAN
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10/24
2020
This whole thread is glorious 😍 https://t.co/bidUSNZfCA
10/23
2020
The ‘Soft Dove’ corset is named for the coutil fabric’s shade and delicate embellishment. It has a mildly shaped cu… https://t.co/lF2SYdML5q
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10/22
2020
The 🔴Red🔴 issue of @SelvedgeMag is out now, featuring my take on why scarlet, vermillion, and rusty reds had partic… https://t.co/cOcyKMIAhi
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithMonday nights are definitely my favourite now. I’m feeling energised for the week ahead!Didn't manage to catch @alexandra_makin & @WilderArtHist's fabulous papers on Thursday? Never fear! The recording w… https://t.co/sS7XtEjPdg
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithAmgad Salih, a 19 year old student from Peckham who is studying at the University of Oxford, shared this picture th… https://t.co/HjcdfB3BD2
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithA quintessentially British doily with a whole lot of Caribbean spice. In this @CultureMileLDN video Verbaliser and… https://t.co/1mT9ddknRB
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithHave you got yours? — Obvs, I’m talking about submitting abstracts to the #CallforPapers for the @McrFashionInst sy… https://t.co/veIQv19pNQ
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10/20
2020
@LingerieLesbian @KadianGosler There was a connection for men’s underwear too, but that’s more sport specifically t… https://t.co/sFmyqUK2A9Kadian has found so many fascinating bra patents during her research. This is why I’m suspicious of anyone who clai… https://t.co/dmwo3fdmrz @KadianGosler @LingerieLesbian This is amazing 😍
10/19
2020
@LingerieLesbian That’s a whole other lecture in itself, isn’t it? @KadianGosler has done a lot of research into th… https://t.co/TlfiChSfjw @LingerieLesbian My two key points are always: 1) Anyone who claimed to have “invented” the bra was one of many, a… https://t.co/PjCgp1ThjH @LingerieLesbian Currently watching the recording (as I didn’t end up watching live because I was so exhausted). Yo… https://t.co/B9yKWx0WGD
10/18
2020
Great to see my op-ed made it into the print edition of today’s ⁦@guardian⁩ https://t.co/SStM6AOygc
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @GoingMedieval https://t.co/SnEZWFOa50 @GoingMedieval You always brighten my Twitter feed. I’d suggest we go for beers soon, but apparently I’ve missed th… https://t.co/TG3qgkZG5yI come across lots of interesting history tweets/threads on Twitter, but I’m pretty sure no one does them better th… https://t.co/aLd72yjayUThe @JaneAustenHouse's next Austen Wednesday event is a talk with @FourRedShoes. Hilary's reconstruction of Jane Au… https://t.co/U82mmqpMZ8
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithI was at the Artemisia exhibit this morning and it’s fab, but would have been so great to have shown her as part o… https://t.co/ygYD3BLnEM
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10/17
2020
@traceyej Thanks 😊 Sadly this is a faded pink rather than an intentional shade, so I’m not sure if it’ll be anything other than transient. @enbyguous Ah! Thanks for the heads upI've mused a lot on how really great high-concept stylised Regency screen costumes could look and I've finally got… https://t.co/bBmggAgmeq
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @KarolinaZL Oh my!!!! 😍I've fallen hopelessly and horrendously in love with this gown and my heart genuinely hurts that I cannot afford it… https://t.co/4aEjAhr4Os
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @enbyguous Oh dear. Always awful when this happens. Who do I need to be avoiding?Girls in the Windows, 1960, by Ormond Gigli. Hearing the brownstones opposite his East 58th Street studio were to b… https://t.co/QOYmWLr2NE
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @Molly_D_Munster Thank you ☺️ @slugbones Thanks 😊 I’m so pleased with it!
10/16
2020

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