Tag Archives: Pat McDonagh

Archival Fonds – You Never Know What You Are Going to Get…

Fonds is a word borrowed from the French to describe an archival collection from a single source. It is the same in both singular and plural which is awkward because ‘a fonds’ doesn’t flow off the tongue as easily as … Continue reading

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Miss Canada 1986 Fashion Show

The presentation is cringe-worthingly cheesey, but the Canadian Fashions from Pat McDonagh, Welly, Kentsou, Norma, Tom D’Auria, and Christine Morton are worth seeing.

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Canadian Fashion Connection – Pat McDonagh

Born in Manchester, England on March 17, 1934, Pat McDonagh learned to sew from her mother. After studying psychology and literature at Manchester U. and the Sorbonne, she turned her hand to fashion, working in a boutique, modelling, and making … Continue reading

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