4,000 Houses for 4,000 Followers: No 20:

Highclere Castle, Hampshire, England. 

Rebuilt 1839-42 by Sir Charles Barry, with a park by Capability Brown. 

Was the home of Lord Carnarvon, friend and sponsor of Howard Carter, and is the main filming location of Downton Abbey. 


Fashion Friday: Downton Abbey 

Everyone’s favorite post-Edwardian drama returns on Saturday, January 5th. Get ready for Downton Abbey’s season five premiere with five fabulous 1920s fashions from our collection. Explore all of the Museum’s 1920s costumes and accessories.

Woman’s Court Presentation Ensemble: Dress, Tran, Slip, Headdress and Fan,” c. 1928, Designed by Callot Soeurs

Woman’s Evening Wrap,” 1925, Designed by House of Worth

Wedding Ensemble: Dress, Slip, and Headpiece,” c. 1925, Designed by Jeanne Lanvin

Woman’s Evening Dress,” c. 1926, Designed by Yteb

“Woman’s Shoes,” 1918-23, Worn by Mrs. Charles Wharton Churchman (Emily Butler Biddle)

Sybil Crawley from Downton Abbey.

one day she got herself a Disney princess outfit which was pretty awsome because there was no Disney back in 1910s. like I said. awesome.

I got addicted to Downton Abbey. halp. 3 seasons to watch, argh. so much drama, fancy pants and other ladyship/lordship shenanigans.