1920s ” Downton Abbey” Inspired Clothing

1920s ” Downtown Abbey” Inspired Clothing

“Downton Abbey” is an award winning television show set on an English estate during the Edwardian Era. This immensely popular program has opened people’s eyes to the dignified fashions that were popular during this exceptionally elegant era. Opulent, airy, and stately all at once, the looks from “Downton Abbey” have women everywhere clamoring for looks that replicate those seen on the show.

Here are easy ways to emulate “ “Downton Abbey” style.

Evening Wear

The evening wear on “Downton Abbey” is incredibly exciting. Grand, glittering evening gowns are a famous feature of nearly every episode. These

eleghant dresses are distinctly Edwardian,and feature relaxed, sheath style silhouettes that were rising to popularity during the turn of the century. While typically shapeless, the beading, embroidery, and other exquisite details give them a feminine look and timeless appeal.

You’ll find the same styles in our gorgeous collection of “Downton Abbey” style gowns . Our empire-waisted gowns feature slight sleeves and long, luxurious layers of fabric to create a beautifully textured look that mimics the look of characters on the popular television show. Whether you are looking for rich, ruby-colored tea dress or a golden gown fit for a “Downton Abbey” style wedding, you’ll find it in our sumptuous collection.

Casual Dress

While the evening wear on “Downton Abbey” is unmatched, the casual looks also have a distinct polish that is worth copying. High waisted, A-line skirts are paired with feminine tops for a look that exemplifies casual fashions that were popular during the Edwardian era. Similarly, the characters on “Downton Abbey” don breezy day dresses with dropped-waist cuts for a look that is prim, proper, and picture perfect.

Emulating these looks is also easy with pieces from our separates collection. Here, you’ll find lacy blouses that pair perfectly with vintage-inspired walking skirts for looks that copy the casual “Downton Abbey” styles. You’ll also find casual dresses with lace details and relaxed shapes that perfectly replicate the stylish, garden-party looks seen on the show. Don’t forget to tie everything together with the perfect vintage pump.


Although they seem like small details, accessories are what truly make “Downton Abbey” style come to life. For evening gowns, layer on the jewelry for tons of sparkle and pair satin gloves with sleeveless silhouettes for an elegant, authentic look. For daytime styles, strands of pearls provide just enough visual impact . A stylish straw or cloche- style hat also provides the perfect finishing touch to your ” Downton Abbey” inspired look

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38 thoughts on “1920s ” Downton Abbey” Inspired Clothing”

  1. Cool that’s a Chic article to read! Now I really feel like buying such a gown for myself… actually already imagining myself into one Thanks for sharing the knowledge!

  2. Thanx for the wonderful post..I never knew so much in detail..but now I can be confident about it..

  3. I have been oggling at the fashion from Friends. I think they have clothes from all eras meant for all kinds of people. I love the image you’ve put up here. I think TV shows are the best source of amazing fashion

  4. The popular British mini series, Downton Abbey, is causing a revival of late teens and early 1920s style lace, beaded and fringe dresses as well as pretty headbands..

  5. the clothing style of the Victorian era was rich so I’ll check out the styles bcoz i’m sure they’ll be lovely. love the gown in the post.

  6. I love evening gowns.. it’s great to know the 1920 s style.. a perfect way to accessorise a gown would be a statement neck wear.. love you post

  7. I love to flaunt designer dresses. Such vintage dresses add an oomph factor always. This Downton Abbey style is quite popular in foreign countries.

  8. It’s so gorgeous and this vintage dresses always look so elegant and I would love to try them.

  9. I like vintage dresses and I would love to try them sometime. Lovely post thanks for sharing this information.

  10. I love everything English and Edwardian. The olive dress with black lace looks so stunning. Yes the fashion shown in DA was topnotch. I love how well crafted your article is.

  11. I have seen this Downtown Abby style here in the UK. Many girls choose vintage style wedding and even if it’s not for wedding, some girls wear such dresses in British countryside. I would like to explore more on this topic as I live in both India and Britain.

  12. The collection of Downtown Abby style is pleasure to the eyes. I must say every next woman would like to flaunt in these beautiful dresses and accessories

  13. Loved the thought behind this article, Priyal and how well you have written it! I like vintage dresses, however, to wear them in India, we would need a fancy dress or vintage party. OH, that’s an idea to host one!

  14. That’s a completely new thing for me. I have never watched ‘Downtown Abbey’ so had no idea. But I really liked the style statement which these dresses resonate especially the evening gowns.

  15. I loved that show and the fashion from that era was unmatched! The 1920s fashion had every elegant element that made it worth copying! Loved the post!

  16. Edwardian and English style is love. Their fashion is class apart. I love the vintage looks more. The olive dress with black lace is brilliant.

  17. Downtown Abbey style was popular in British Countryside many years ago. Since I have been living in Britain for about a decade now, I have not seen this style all these years. Faahion always return so if it’s coming back in style, it will be good tò see with a modern twist. And I love lace detail too x

  18. Downtown Abbey was instrumental in bringing back that kind of fashion sense. After all fashion always returns and even I love a fancy vintage gown.

  19. I think this is one of the most important info for me. And i’m glad reading your article. But should remark on few general things, The website style is great, the articles is really excellent : D. Good job, cheers

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