I love the girlishness of this. I see a very feminine character wearing it who isn't afraid to be feminine. I have a character brewing in my mind, though am for from considering her just now. I still need to plan the plot! ~magikodie
Rose's wedding gown, it’s vintage! Downton Abbey costume designer Anna Mary Scott Robbins said she got it from a vintage shop in London, and the wedding dress “was a hundred years old and had never been worn.”
gown worn by Marie Antionette 1780 Gown worn in Marie Antoinette, 1780s Yes, reblogging myself, ain’t that crazy? But I was looking through my archives and noticed (gorgeous) old posts just stood there sad and note-less and decided to give them some lovin’.
Detail sleeve, robe à la francaise, England (Spitalfield's), 1760s, remodeled 1780s. Ivory ground silk taffeta woven with a narrow self weave stripe, with gently curving flower and leaf meanders in puce, shaded tangerine flowerheads, red berries and sage green foliage, alternating with small sprays of flowers in deep rose pink and ivory. Trimmed with same tufted silks and corded wire loops.