The Fashion Styles of Downton Abbey

PBS' Emmy-winning series Downton Abbey has captivated audiences with its wonderful storytelling against the backdrop of a changing era. As time progresses, characters and their fashion changes. From traditional and elegant to avant-garde, the costumes of the Crawley woman help define not only their evolving roles in the drama but reflect upon the roles of women in the early 20th century.Cynthia Amnéus, Curator of Fashion Arts & Textiles at the Cincinnati Art Museum, joins Barbara Kellar to discuss the historical accuracy of the period fashions in Downton Abbey.

Length: 
27 minutes
Date Recorded: 
06/04/2013
Location Recorded: 
CET Studios