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Downton Abbey Costume Guide for Ladies ( Infographic )
How to dress for a 1920's Downton Abbey costume event and where to shop for clothing, shoes and accessories.
By: Vintage Dancer
Set in 1922 Downton Abbey costumes are still long dresses with plenty of beautiful beading but we also start to see the influence of flappers with more skin, slightly shorter hems, longer necklaces, and headbands instead of tiaras. The early 20’s are still glamorous and mostly conservative. Ladies fashion sides with modesty especially at an estate house like Downton. In a modern age of immodest clothing the era of Downton is very appealing. To get started creating your Downton Abbey costume view this infographic and article http://www.vintagedancer.com/
Re-creating an early 1920’s ladies costume is fairly easy to do. Thanks to Downton Abbey and the Great Gatsby movie, 1920s inspired fashions have come back into mainstream clothing stores. A cloche hat for day wear, long bead necklaces for evenings, headbands for flappers, and stunning long beaded gowns and cocktail dresses all give a nod to what makes 1920s fashion remarkable. With VintageDancer.com’
Besides the helpful infographic and article, VintageDancer.com connects event goers to 1920s inspired clothing for sale online. All 6000 items linked to on the website are handpicked for the most authenticity to the decade. Shoppers can browse 100 different dresses, shoes and accessories from multiple retailers online. Finding a quality costume is easy- making the final choice might be a little harder. For the history buffs over 60 articles about 1920s fashion are available to browse online or sign up to get them delivered by email one topic at a time.
At VintageDancer.com we take the stress out of finding Downton Abbey costumes online. If you need help with your costume please don’t hesitate to contact us anytime.
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