Alison L Goodrum is professor in the department of apparel at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her blog, The Style Stakes, can be accessed at:

Blogs on Togs: Dress History Research in an Overseas Archive

SHAW’s series opens with Alison Goodrum’s discussion of visiting the designer Elizabeth Hawes’ archives in New York. Professor Goodrum explores the challenges and joys of both using overseas archives and starting a blog about her research trip. Continue reading