This Is the Scoop Behind Lady Edith Crawley's Ball Gown in the New Downton Abbey Movie
We can't get this dress out of our heads.
What's in a dress? Ah, oh so much if you're watching the new Dowton Abbey movie.
If Lady Edith Crawley is your twin in the "Which Downton Abbey Character Are You?" quiz, you likely took notice of her stunning golden ball gown in the movie. A dress that dreamy surely took much work to create, and Town & Country recently caught up with the television series' and movie's costume designer, Anna Mary Scott Robbins, to learn more.
In case you're yet to see the movie, we won't spill the plot of the dress that comes to life on-screen, but here's what Scott Robbins had to say of the eye-catching dress: "Yes, obviously the gown has its own storyline, so we had to make one version of the dress first, and then recreate the second version. The dress that I used as inspiration had a big bow and was yellow velvet. And I wanted to use velvet, a really beautiful panne velvet that picked up the light, and would be in contrast to Lady Mary, who was in a beaded, monochromatic dress," explained Scott Robbins, adding that she wanted Edith "to be literally golden—a beautiful, soft, warm golden velvet that we then had a metallic print put on." See the dress in all its glory in the video clip below.
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Have you seen the Downton Abbey movie yet? What did you think of the film? We're so ready to head to the theaters for a second viewing.