From Corsets to Flapper Chic: The Best Outfits in Downton Abbey History

Downton Abbey is a show about changing times – and changing fashions. Here, the best Edwardian looks and '20s styles from the show's six-season run


In season 2, which took place over the course of World War I, the fashions were a lot less exciting than they've been in other seasons. Playing to the realties of the time, there were lots of repeating dresses, and styles were pretty basic. This beaded dress, which Lady Mary wore early on in the season, was the exception to that rule.