- Early modern textiles and clothing especially in a court context.
- Early modern court culture, including the Tudors and the later Stuarts.
- Early modern Scotland, in particular looking at the engagement of the male elite with material culture.
- Early modern women, especially of the Restoration period, in relation to food, shopping, gardening and gift-giving.
- 18th century women, with an emphasis on clothing, firendship and the body.