Costumes Made for Drama

Downtown Abbey: Period Drama Fashion

Hello all!

I’ve finally decided to start a blog after months (okay, fine, years) of mulling it over. If you love period dramas (how could one not?), this is the site for you!

I myself have been crazy about period dramas since before I can remember, but in addition to that, I also have an immense passion for fashion. Whenever I watch a period film or miniseries, I find myself constantly immersed in not only the riveting plot but also the stunning costumes, hair and makeup. What’s more is I often see these same styles and beauty looks appearing, however subtle, in modern trends as well as through Jane Austen fanatics selling their amazing wares on Etsy  (You can see what I mean here). It’s a testament to the fact that true style is utterly timeless.

Love Costume Dramas? Of Corset You Do!

Alright, cheesy pun aside, corsets are a huge part of period drama fashion. As uncomfortable as they may be, there is something so elegantly seductive about them. I’m not suggesting you lace up your stays and start donning a corset, but corset-like styles can definitely be implemented in today’s clothes.

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