Bringing back the glitz and glamour of the 1920s
As the show stopping costumes and all the elegance of the 1920s returns with the latest series of Downton Abbey, due back on our screens this month, Meadowhall Shopping Centre’s resident Style Adviser Bethanie Lunn shares her secrets on bringing the golden glamour of this bygone era bang up to date…
The Delightfully Detailed Dress . Whether you a Downton devotee of not, we all know that the fashion fascination of the 20s was the exquisitely detailed dresses -pretty prints, intricate lace and stunning sequins were the order of the day then and these beautiful flapper dresses continue to look just as fabulous now.
The Great Outdoors. No matter the occasion, come rain or shine, Lady Mary always looks divine. All of the Downton girls fill their days with various outings from lunching to hunting and have an outfit and indeed a cover up for every eventuality. Whether it’s to wrap up your dress at night or adorn your shoulders by day, a faux fur tippet will do it and keep you bang on trend Fall too.
The Perfect Pair
The Ladies of the Abbey, much like the ladies of the 21st century, loved to look the part from head to toe. An easy but effective way to introduce the influence of the Edwardian era into your modern girl wardrobe is to step back in time and put your best foot forward in a gorgeous pair of glitzy t-bar heels – perfect for any party.
- Beaded fridge flapper dress, from a selection at Topshop
- Accessorize Luxe Faux Fur Tippet, £25
- Silver T-bar heel, New Look, £22.99