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A Passion for Fashion Sally Hoban Tuesday 12 March 2019

A Passion for Fashion tells the story of 20th century fashion design, tracing how clothes, textiles and accessories were influenced by contemporary history.

Dr Sally Hoban is an Honorary Research Fellow at The University of Birmingham and has lectured extensively on art, design and antiques throughout the UK. Sally has broadcast on BBC Two, BBC Four and BBC Radio 4 and her publications include Miller’s Collecting Modern Design. She is a freelance arts journalist for local, national and international media, and has a PhD in the history of art and design from The University of Birmingham.