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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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Joined Twitter 4/14/14


@LucieWhitmore Thank you 😍 @LucieWhitmore Congratulations on the epic follower count! (Always here for pics of Birdie ☺️)Today in my Bra Details photo series, I wanted to look at this bra from the early 1960s. The thing I love most abou… https://t.co/K21x6o7bPy
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithI reviewed "Dress Codes: How the Laws of Fashion Made History" for @stanfordmag, but 400 words was not enough to do… https://t.co/vYSQl9FwNx
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith✨Big news from the #SartorialSociety - the programme for our 3rd season is now live!✨ There are 7 free events feat… https://t.co/UHEKRmxXXY
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @SartorialSeries So lovely to see you all together in real life! ☺️
5/8
2021
@MandSHeritage Polkadots with the headscarf is very me 😁"The conservative position is that to 'decolonise is to decontextualise'. But anti-racism in museums isn’t about pr… https://t.co/uiQyyknKWh
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5/7
2021
I spent *so many* lunchtimes (and so much money) there when I worked at London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medic… https://t.co/htWSL0UyWW @dalchodha @FromPaperchase Noooooo 😭 @alanna_mck I feel you so hard on this 😞Got some positive feedback on a piece of writing yesterday. Fingers crossed that this turns into some exciting news soon.
5/6
2021
If you're going to try and explain corsets in history to me, a fashion historian who has been researching and teach… https://t.co/5hXfrzczBR
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5/4
2021
"Whether Glaswegians know it or not, Black people were an integral part of establishing Scotland as the Second City… https://t.co/SvPxBZJvYj
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithOne of the best experiences of my academic career was teaching history at a post-92 to mature non-traditional entra… https://t.co/dfkLCyqXVt
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5/2
2021
Wondering if I should move my photo series posts to this account now I'm going through my research collection. What… https://t.co/hBNhdeJX0v
5/1
2021
This isn't quite how they made hoops in the 18th century, but I think our supportive underskirt for a dress which w… https://t.co/UphwG6bJXy
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4/28
2021
@Tigzy @KarolinaZL @TheUPMuseum SAME 🥰 @KarolinaZL @TheUPMuseum @Tigzy This is going to be such an amazing photoshoot. I can't wait to see you both again!I know that it's a long way off into the future, but I am so fricking excited for the next @TheUPMuseum photoshoot.… https://t.co/R2SYzxX2GO
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4/24
2021
I enjoyed this thread so much that I liked every tweet from both of my Twitter accounts. I cannot wait to see… https://t.co/hmbausWcWC
4/23
2021
Thanks @MandSHeritage for today's talk. Loved seeing adverts promoting contemporary fabric innovations inc. this… https://t.co/yTjZNebojv
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @MandSHeritage I think I have that exact blue bra in my own collection!Lingerie in your lunch break? Join us today at 12:30 to discover the history of M&S undies!… https://t.co/cBSsEjcpQZ
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4/22
2021
@FourRedShoes You do this kind of thing *so* well though!!! @vanessaljones_ We NEED updates! You'll be doing us a favour.
4/21
2021
There are some really fascinating objects in this thread! https://t.co/glxWzSlO5sMyself, Dr Strohmayer @tripsandflips_ and Dr Dyer @Serena_Dyer, have put together a CFP for a little zine project a… https://t.co/EDIdopiBOr
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4/20
2021
@LucieWhitmore @MarkB7612 @FashnHistry Hope you've had a wonderful birthday ☺️There's new objects to explore in our archive, including this long awaited c. 1830s corset! We're incredibly thankf… https://t.co/HkWUZn8KWR
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4/16
2021
@jessiekind_ It's going to be really interesting! @ElenowitzHess Their archive was a massive part of my Master's research. So I'm really looking forward to this talk!If you're interested in the history of lingerie and/or M&S, you should definitely sign up for this! https://t.co/gByADjWA34
4/15
2021
Me when people ask how I am a professional historian who is not great with dates: https://t.co/SJyptYvibc
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithIf universities are ‘closed’ then what have I been doing for the last 13 months? 😭
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithMy colleague suggests three key requirements to solve an inter-organisational impasse. They are not, as I had hoped… https://t.co/ABz2Qi7oHZ
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithApparently it's been 7 years since I decided to set up a separate Twitter account in case my followers over at… https://t.co/HimY16fctz
4/14
2021
Friends, I have made a TV series. 👇👇👇 https://t.co/GdTYJbSjr6
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4/7
2021
@MandSHeritage I look for something that won't touch my fringe, so all of these would be ideal!
4/5
2021
@LucieWhitmore @SartorialSeries Really helps to open things up, and encourages those early on in their career to put themselves out there.Professor Corinne Fowler Inaugural Lecture 29 APRIL ONLINE Colonial aspects of Britain’s countryside and heritag… https://t.co/DgBVUuWPfz
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithThis thread of Easter eggs contains so many that I remember. Sadly I was never lucky enough to get one of these. Th… https://t.co/r0SBMRr5YqAll hail my fellow Weekend Writers, who have somehow carved out the time to abandon other obligations (and warm bed… https://t.co/R7EtDtPtDv
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @LucieWhitmore @SartorialSeries I love how your making this so inclusive. I had to rely on guesswork the first time… https://t.co/KY0XxhNFiRIt’s so exciting seeing the abstracts come in for our next season of the @SartorialSeries. Don’t forget if you want… https://t.co/E6o1Asqo4W
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4/3
2021
I recently wrote a guide to shopping vintage + antique lingerie for my Patreon - access from $10+ ❤… https://t.co/kkmUUHVvzn
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @remembrancermx Thank you ☺️ @remembrancermx Hi 👋🏻 You have amazing hair!Might use this as my Teams profile pic https://t.co/La3O919N0k
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @dalchodha I think I'm in love with that cat @AcatiaAcer I hope you enjoy your well deserved break!!!CfP by 23rd April - Secondhand Cultures in Unsettled Times - an Interdisciplinary Virtual Symposium, Cardiff Univer… https://t.co/2iJqrHAArv
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithExtra Large Panties Update! Did I actually manage to write an essay on that photo, or did 'lockdown brain' get the… https://t.co/mIepJsWZ1c
3/31
2021
@DeborahSuggRyan Oh dear 🙈 Good luck!The lingerie department of the Brixton Marks & Spencer’s in 1955. The price of the petticoats would be about £35 in… https://t.co/MwAsDR5wUC
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @DeborahSuggRyan Congrats on the REF submission! Hope you have a wonderfully relaxing time off work xAdieu to #frockingFabulous fashionista, Beau Brummell, who died #onthisday in 1840. Once best pals with Prinny, "th… https://t.co/XQQQDQOaq5
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithIf you're in need of something beautiful to brighten your day, I recommend this fascinating online exhibition of st… https://t.co/nRHoLtf1Je
3/30
2021
@FourRedShoes This boy is seriously missing out if he doesn't like her back. She sounds amazing!
3/27
2021
The academic imposter story (with @tattoohistorian) now in technicolour in the Graun. https://t.co/cNWEvPdLUO
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithDid I do it right? https://t.co/sHKQJBYJA1
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3/26
2021
@fih_fi If you have anyone there who knows, it'd be super helpful. My Google searches are just turning up stuff abo… https://t.co/tpjYixgWSJ @DrSarahGilligan @LlewellaChapman @BloomsburyFashn This looks very interesting!REF data-entry question: If you're submitting an online journal article that doesn't have an issue number, what do you put in that field?
3/23
2021
One of the things I love most about museums is to browse through the museum shop afterwards and pick up some postca… https://t.co/czPTLyjwid
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithOh look, that Graphic History I wrote is available for pre-order. 👀👀👀 https://t.co/LxkwrgxPPw
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3/21
2021
@MandSHeritage My best find was a 50s black and white checked skirt with buttons down the front and big pockets. Sa… https://t.co/cZ4rlESg4U
3/20
2021
Spent part of my afternoon in a fantastic PILAA session with @OpeLori. It truly felt like a safe space and my head… https://t.co/ORsT4qz7LcTHREAD. I have long said the Holy Grail is in a museum somewhere, it's just that the paperwork is lost. https://t.co/ZcyMPbZPkp
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @dalchodha This was a lovely read. You write so beautifully.New studies to examine racial inequality in UK Art and Music Art in ⁦@guardian⁩ ⁦@CraftsCouncilUK⁩ ⁦… https://t.co/bdb4M3pW1C
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3/17
2021
'An evening of poetry, performance and discussion that delve deeper into resistance in the midst of liberation." Lo… https://t.co/LAqE2ZFz3F
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smithglad pop media is getting on board with this fact https://t.co/KkwlyULKR5
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithWhy does Twitter think that recommending tweets about Tottenham Hotspur to me is a good idea? Have they not collect… https://t.co/CZinIjuXO2
3/15
2021
Just dropping this one again, on the off chance that some more people are watching what is happening in London righ… https://t.co/IHVUyALYkB
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3/14
2021
Little bit of a bra history lesson over on my other account today. https://t.co/iiHXqyUyJbToday’s second year class considers the #corset and how objects can become misrepresented over time. This mid… https://t.co/RaY9V1rpdG
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3/13
2021
@EleanorMedhurst @DressHistorians I hadn't bought a ticket, but I'm definitely going to now!If you don’t already have tickets to the @DressHistorians New Research Conference (online) this June, then why not?… https://t.co/oRdppAJ3bz
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3/11
2021
Am I alone in having a massive pile of academic books that I’m desperate to read slowly and immersively, but instea… https://t.co/l2m6o2m6ob
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithJoin Jill Salen for a #shortcourse on the history of English #swimwear. How have we evolved from the elaborate sea… https://t.co/zIU7dfCpSL
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith @lucigosling @HearstUK Oh no! That's a shame 😢Very excited to get a glimpse into the @HearstUK Library and Archive this lunch time ☺️ https://t.co/L4VM9ocInT
3/10
2021
A friend asked me what my dream career would be. I thought about it for a while and then remembered the wonderful t… https://t.co/XRUmReNgnZOnly a few days left to get your tickets for our Women of Worth Virtual Tour premiering on #internationalwomensdayhttps://t.co/LeKrSyTaIy
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3/6
2021
I'm not one for petitions but when a war is declared on our nation's cultural sector we need all the help we can g… https://t.co/5S85pVxhwf
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3/4
2021
And while we're on the subject, where are the tight trousers that showed you exactly which way a man dresseed? Rege… https://t.co/iiMweBCXS0
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithAnd now back to those nipples. A lot of Regency corset breast gussets came under the nipple line, or could. That's… https://t.co/1KCoAIngyv
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithRegency corsets were much softer than 18th century ones. Less boning. They even had elastic ones. As near as modern… https://t.co/j0i38PdQax
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith100% this! Do read the entire thread. https://t.co/4l2VYHDlal @robyneerica It's great music for being productive!This afternoon's REF data entry was powered by an album that is now 30 years old. https://t.co/QBLxim1AHW
3/3
2021
Textile technology is my favourite kind of science. Wish I'd learnt about it in school. https://t.co/dPLDzbsbC0
3/1
2021
Using words like ‘fictionalise’, ‘delete’, ‘erase’, ‘censor’... instead of ‘properly critique’ is fictionalising, d… https://t.co/Ss5IXE43NR
Retweeted by Lorraine H Smith"I picked out this beautiful ’30s nightgown, and I put it on. Nothing — nothing — in the world to this day has ever… https://t.co/8tpUo4Ij80
2/28
2021
Why does the @V_and_A NOW care about history? Because this restructuring can RE-COLONIZE its collections by grantin… https://t.co/yjd2bCXtZL
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2/27
2021
@AcatiaAcer @DeborahSuggRyan 😂 @kateStrasdin So beautiful!With 2nd year students talking about #artisanship & it reminded me of a fab visit to a #plisseur in Italy where we… https://t.co/SCdWExEkNM
Retweeted by Lorraine H SmithFor all those still immersed in REF2021 https://t.co/drXjj1j89E
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2/26
2021

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