The Hats Of Downton Abbey

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  1. dapperdolly says:

    The hats certainly have a style all of their own and complete the outfits.

  2. Ellen Moody says:

    Very enjoyable & telling about each character.. Miss Drake

  3. Lovely hats! I love the late Edwardian period, and those stills are all beautiful.

    Happy sewing,


  4. Reblogged this on Meg Kavanagh Designs and commented:
    I was just about to write about the Hats of Downton Abbey (I’ve watched it while I’ve been unwell – and boy oh boy is it a feast for the millinery eye!) when I stumbled across this article – and it includes some terrific pictures! 🙂

  5. I love 90% of the Up Stairs Hats. I think they are awesome.

  6. That does it!!! My new Spring/Summer 2012 line in sinamy is going to be straight up La Belle Epoch!! WHAT could be better??? FABULOUS blog!! Thank you so much for assembling this!!!

  7. Wonderful commentary on fantastic hats!

  8. Marnifer says:

    I love this post! What gorgeous head decorations.

  9. Johanna says:

    English truly know how to do it – thanks so much. Johanna

  10. Elizabeth Weeks says:

    Reminds me of the saying that ‘You’re never really dressed without a hat’. What s superb survey – thanks so very much.

  11. Judith says:

    wish hats were still in fashion. They are wonderful for bad hair days.

    • Angela says:

      Hats are always in style. If women even a few started wearing them they would come Back. I wear mine. Would love to own some like these. Any idea where to find them?

  12. Jennie says:

    As a committed hat wearer and belonging to the Red Hat Society I want to thank you for such brilliant stills. I was taught to make hats back in the 60s and was delighted when Diana made them popular again.

  13. Well, that settles it. I will be Maggie Smith when I grow up.

  14. Wunderstache says:

    Nice page. Now, do you have one for the men? Please?

  15. Erin says:

    Love this show, love the hats! My roommate and I just watched all the episodes this past weekend. It was a great time. I was feeling particularely underdressed by the second episode, lounging as I was in my jammie pants and t-shirt. Thank you for posting. This was a lot of fun to look at. 🙂

  16. Kathy says:

    Hats are always in fashion! The proper headgear elevates any costume to a memorable fashion statement. And a bit of a veil, don’t even get me started on the shinannigans they can cause.

  17. Linda Tillis says:

    That does it! I have to try making those hats! I have daughters and grand daughters who would look just and beautiful and the Grantham girls. Thanks for spurring me on with this beautiful site.

  18. Reblogged this on expresscostumes and commented:
    Such fantastic styles!

  19. Lady Jingle Bells says:

    Thank you so much! I want to make the one with all the purple bobbles!

  20. I love this compilation and I just linked to it on my blog! Can’t wait for more from Downton!

  21. I NEED the fedora that Lord Grantham, or Mr. carLYLE (as it’s pronounced) in this season. Way more stylish than those dippy short brim fedoras t6hat guys have been over-wearing the pasat few years.

  22. Susanna says:

    Thank you so much for sharing this! These hats and photos, with awesome commentaries, from my favourite series (yes, off course because of the clothes) have saved this sleepless night! =D

  23. kathleenlisson says:

    I like Lady Mary’s hats the best. Great photos!

  24. Ladies Hat says:

    what a great post! I really love the way your thinking and presentation that you elaborate hare so nicely. All images of hats looks simply stunning. Great job. Keep posting.

  25. bereccaryan says:

    I missed Gwen too! she was great, but only in the series for about 2 eps…

  26. Perseverance says:

    Reblogged this on The Rose of Europe and commented:
    If you prefer Edwardian-style hats, check out this excellent post with hats from S1 and S2!

  27. downton_girl says:

    Great collection. I love such posts.
    Where can I buy these hats?

  28. i love the women’s hats can you tell me where i can by them online? and do they have stores in england i can purchase from?

  29. Pack them all up I could wear any of them, I prefer the wide brimmed but a hat is a hat, do not like caps, have been wearing them since is was in my mid teens, 60 years ago where can they or replicas be purchased?

  30. Hat_lover says:

    Ooo the hats. They too are one of my favorite parts of Downton Abbey, as is Maggie Smith.

    Thanks for sharing all of the hats. I want them all. 🙂

  31. Alex says:

    Thank you for gathering all the hats in one place. I love wearing hats, but with our casual lifestyle the all seem a bit too much nowadays. But I do like playing dress up, take a peek: I just love this! These costumes reflect the days of elegance and beauty. For those of us who can’t go there, but want to look like that, we can play dress up over here:
    Thank you!

    • JL says:

      I think the fashions of Downton Abbey are inspiring all of us to be less casual and more elegant in our appearance. I think the hats are grand and I just bought a cloche and intend to buy some other hats…and wear them…brings a touch of class to our very casual world.


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