The series finale of Downton Abbey is here! As I struggle to come to terms with the end of this magnificent show, I decided to do a period drama fashion post on an accessory essential: sunglasses. As in my other Downton Abbey posts, there are no plot spoilers here, just stylish pictures!
I’ve never really thought of sunglasses as a period drama fashion staple. I mean, unless it’s set in the 40’s onward, sunglasses don’t seem to make much of an appearance, which is why I was pleasantly surprised to see Lady Mary wearing some sleek shades in episode 7 of season 6. Sunglasses in the 20’s? Leave it to Lady Mary to be ahead of the fashion curve.