The Fashions of Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey is a television show that has become so popular not only for its soap opera like story line as well as the castle like setting, but for the fashions as well.  Taking place around the time of WWI the fashions are so glamorous and elegant.  As the years pass in the show, the fashions evolve as well, and develop throughout the years.  Not only is the fashion on the show a popular subject, but so is the stars' style on red carpets and awards shows.  Downton Abbey's female cast is always fashion forward on the show, and in real life as well.  Starring Maggie Smith, Michelle Dockery, Elizabeth McGovern, and Laura Carmichael.  Here are just some of the looks they have shown on Downton Abbey as well as in real life. The Cast of Downton Abbey Photographed for the January Issue of Vogue

DOWNTON ABBEY COSTUMES

Michelle Dockery - Press Room Shots from the Emmy Awards

Joanne Froggatt attends an evening with the cast and producers of PBS Masterpiece series "Downton Abbey" hosted by Ralph Lauren & Graydon Carter on December 10, 2012 in New York City.

Sophie McShera and Elizabeth McGovern attend an evening with the cast and producers of PBS Masterpiece series "Downton Abbey" hosted by Ralph Lauren & Graydon Carter  on December 10, 2012 in New York City.

Laura Carmichael - NY: "Schiaparelli And Prada: Impossible Conversations" Costume Institute Gala

Laura Carmichael - Chanel: The Little Black Jacket - Private View

Michelle Dockery - smartwater At The Golden Globes Red Carpet