Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Downton Wedding Gowns

From Marie-Antoinette's Gossip Guide:
I recently read an interview with Downton Abbey's costume designer Anna Mary Scott Robbins, where she said she tries to find as many original vintage pieces as possible for the cast to wear.  The vintage pieces that are found (in shops and flea markets) are restored to their former vibrancy before the cast wears them.

The wedding gown for Lady Rose is one of these cases.  Robbins found the dress in a vintage shop! A real authentic piece! (Read more.)

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