Fashionable Clothes in Downton Abbey

England can be regarded as a fashionable country with many high-end designer brands. If you love fashion, you must know the well-designed hats in British. We can say that it embrace the most stylish and boldest hats in the world. The Queen Elizabeth II is  a hat enthusiast because of her pursuit for fashion and the profound culture influence.

Let’s know an Irish hat designer—Philip Treacy based in London, a familiar designer to the British people, who is known for his madness of creativity. The friendship between he and Isabella Blow makes him stand out from lots of milliners. You can find his works in many fashion shows. He also collaborated with trendsetters, such as Karl Lagerfeld, Alexander McQueen, Ralph Lauren, Donna Karan and Valentino. He has designed hats for Catherine Elizabeth Middleton, Beatrice Elizabeth Mary, Victoria Beckham and Lady Gaga. Sarah Jessica Parker once wore one of his designs to the Sex and the City film premiere. In addition, the hats designed by Philip Treacy has appeared at the Royal Ascot and weddings of upper classes. For example, thirty-six hats designed by Treacy were worn at the Royal wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton on 29 April 2011.

In an interview, Treacy talked about something about himself. He said that he most admired the Queen because she had kept hats alive in the imagination of people all over the world. He said he was so disappointed because his friends Alexander (McQueen), Isabella (Blow) had passed away. The most important lesson life had taught his was that to keep going. He liked to stay in his studio most.

The dressing style of British women has always been extremely unique. The London Fashion Week that is held annually allows the world to see British fashion. With the popularity of “Downton Abby”, the elegant and delicate costumes in the drama make people re-recognize the exquisite and classical costumes of the Victorian period in the 1900s. What are the characteristics of Victorian costumes? Let’s look at these costumes together.

1.Exquisite and Beautiful

The British lady’s style has always been known for its elegant and delicate details. In Downton Abby, we see that the protagonists looked fresh and elegant in dress. Not only the dresses, but all accessories, such as hats, gloves, and jewellery, all attract attention from audience and express a sense of refinement.


The United Kingdom has always been famous for its “restraint, gentility and observance” and these features are also well reflected in their costumes. As for the color of clothing, almost everyone wears in cool colors, and we rarely see bright colors in the works of British designers. Although you may feel that they are very cool, the different accessories make them look absolutely elegant. In particular, a black printed shirt paired with a black skirt worn by a lady highlights her nobleness and elegance.

I believe that almost each girl wants to be pretty and gorgeous. After reading the article, you can emulate some of styles we have introduced for you. There is one fashion item I want to recommend. The beret hat, which has been popular again among young people, is a necessary accessory for girls and boys to be fashionable.

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