87 episodes

A smart, playful and interrogative take on contemporary fashion and its context – weaving together sartorial and social history to tell powerful, surprising stories of identity.

Hosted by Lucy Clayton together with a selection of special guests including designers, artists, writers, activists, academics and of course, the dresser uppers themselves, this show explores the way we dress in all its creative, sequinned and chaotic glory.

Dress: Fancy: The Podcast About Dressing Up Lucy Clayton

    • Arts
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

A smart, playful and interrogative take on contemporary fashion and its context – weaving together sartorial and social history to tell powerful, surprising stories of identity.

Hosted by Lucy Clayton together with a selection of special guests including designers, artists, writers, activists, academics and of course, the dresser uppers themselves, this show explores the way we dress in all its creative, sequinned and chaotic glory.

    Unhidden: Disability, accessibility, and universal design in fashion – with entrepreneur and activist Victoria Jenkins

    Unhidden: Disability, accessibility, and universal design in fashion – with entrepreneur and activist Victoria Jenkins

    Lucy Clayton is joined by Victoria Jenkins, Founder and CEO of the clothing brand Unhidden. Victoria is an award winning adaptive designer, disability advocate, write and speaker and here she shares her story, as we discuss socially responsible, inclusive fashion.
    Please support our micro donation campaign for the charity Beauty Banks. Text BEAUTY to 70490.
    Links Visit our website Unhidden Clothing Beauty Banks Follow @dressfancypodcast on Instagram Follow @unhidden.uk on Instagram Follow @thebeautybanks on Instagram Follow @mslucyclayton on Instagram Follow @victoriaannofficial on Instagram

    • 35 min
    “You’re Doing it Wrong” – A Celebration of Fashion, Beauty and Misogyny Throughout the Ages

    “You’re Doing it Wrong” – A Celebration of Fashion, Beauty and Misogyny Throughout the Ages

    Lucy Clayton is joined by guest Kaz Cooke, bestselling author of “You’re Doing it Wrong: A History of Bad & Bonkers Advice to Women” for a fresh, funny and furious look at the terrible advice women have been told for centuries. Recorded while wearing a fur bra and a frilly apron.
    Please support our micro donation campaign for the charity Beauty Banks. Text BEAUTY to 70490.
    Links Visit our website Kaz Cooke “You’re Doing it Wrong” – Kaz’s book Beauty Banks Follow @dressfancypodcast on Instagram Follow @reallykazcooke on Instagram and @reallykazcooke on Twitter Follow @mslucyclayton on Instagram and @mslucyclayton on Twitter Follow @thebeautybanks on Instagram

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Gloves: Function, Fashion and Fantasy

    Gloves: Function, Fashion and Fantasy

    Lucy Clayton is joined by Dr Anne Green, author of "Gloves: An Intimate History" for an exploration of the history of gloves, right through to their role in contemporary fashion. This episode is full of surprising and startling stories and symbolism… you will never look at gloves the same way ever again!
    Please support our micro donation campaign for the charity Beauty Banks. Text BEAUTY to 70490
    Links Our website Professor Anne Green’s book Beauty Banks Follow @dressfancypodcast on Instagram Follow @thebeautybanks on Instagram Follow @mslucyclayton on Instagram

    • 53 min
    How to Care for the Shoes, Bags & Clothes You Love with The Restory

    How to Care for the Shoes, Bags & Clothes You Love with The Restory

    Lucy Clayton is joined by Emily Rea, Co-aFounder of The Restory for a masterclass looking after the stuff you love. From simple reheeling to full blown reimagining - discover how aftercare can transform your wardrobe, future-proof your favourites and be part of a more sustainable approach to fashion.
    Please support our micro donation campaign for the charity Beauty Banks. Text BEAUTY to 70490.
    Links Visit our website The Restory Beauty Banks Follow @dressfancypodcast on Instagram Follow @thebeautybanks on Instagram Follow @mslucyclayton on Instagram Follow @therestory_ on Instagram Follow @emilycharlotterea on Instagram

    • 50 min
    Launch Party for "Harry Styles and the Clothes He Wears" with Author Terry Newman

    Launch Party for "Harry Styles and the Clothes He Wears" with Author Terry Newman

    Feather boas at the ready! Join Lucy Clayton in conversation with author Terry Newman to celebrate the upcoming launch of her new book - a delicious, deep dive into the wardrobe of fashion icon Mr Harry Styles. A rock and roll fashion history lesson fired from a confetti cannon. Please support our micro donation campaign for the charity Beauty Banks. Text BEAUTY to 70490.
    Links Beauty Banks Visit our website Harry Styles and the Clothes He Wears, by Terry Newman**** *Treat People With Kindness* video Follow @dressfancypodcast on Instagram Follow @thebeautybanks on Instagram Follow @mslucyclayton on Instagram Follow @terrynewman101 on Instagram

    • 48 min
    Fashioning Masculinities – The Art of Menswear at the V&A

    Fashioning Masculinities – The Art of Menswear at the V&A

    Join Lucy Clayton for a private guided tour of the V&A’s new blockbuster exhibition: Fashioning Masculinities, The Art of Menswear with curators Claire Wilcox and Rosalind McKever.
    Recorded on location at the V&A museum.
    Please support our micro donation campaign for the charity Beauty Banks. Text BEAUTY to 70490
    Links Our website Beauty Banks Fashioning Masculinities: The Art of Menswear exhibition Fashioning Masculinities hardback book Follow @dressfancypodcast on Instagram Follow @thebeautybanks on Instagram Follow @mslucyclayton on Instagram Follow @vamuseum on Instagram

    • 1 hr

Customer Reviews

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3 Ratings

3 Ratings

Frau Haberecht ,

Dress Fancy Superb!!!

Simply fascinating and very informative, I really enjoyed every word. Lovely to listen to while making work.

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