‘Downton Abbey’ Fashion: How the Show’s Costumes Inspire Clothing Today

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"Downton Abbey" has garnered worldwide attention since the series began in 2010, not only for the incredible acting and storytelling but also for the exquisite costume design.

While the attire worn in today's modern TV shows have become known as wardrobe, this series manages to stand above the rest and the clothing has taken on a character of its own.

From the incredible fabrics to the colors and the stunning silhouettes, the styling on this series has managed to withstand the test of time and even be embraced by the cast in their real life.

"Typically the young women on the show, the upstairs girls, because they are absolutely amazing, they do say that the popularity of the show has affected some of the ways the designers are doing things at the moment," Lesley Nicol revealed during an interview with "omg! Insider Update." "They're influenced by '20s fashion."

One cast member who has been influenced by the ensembles is Michelle Dockery, who plays Lady Mary Crawley in the series.

"My character wears a lot of bold jewel tones," the 32-year-old told InStyle magazine in January 2013. "I never thought a color like red would suit me, but now I find myself wearing more of these colors off the show as well. I like giving a nod to 'Downton.'"

Check out this video to see which awards show look was inspired by the hit series, and be sure to tune in to "omg! Insider" on TV tonight for more of the latest in entertainment news. You can catch the premiere of "Downton Abbey" on Masterpiece on PBS on Sunday, January 5th.

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