For loyal viewers of the award-winning historical British series Downton Abbey™ and the anticipation of Downton Abbey: A New Era about to hit theaters on May 18, there is much excitement swirling around the series.
The aristocratic Crawley family’s fashion prowess is one of its biggest draws, no doubt. At Dressing the Abbey, you can get a first look at the actual costumes worn by the cast of the famous television drama created for the show by the London costume house of Cosprop Ltd. at this exhibit in Milwaukee before it closes on May 30.
Milwaukee’s Charles Allis Museum, built in 1911 and designed by prominent architect Alexander Eschweiler, is the location of this iconic exhibit. The venue is just an hour and a half from Chicago and the perfect opportunity to see the one-of-a-kind costumes.Get your tickets for this stylish exhibit before it leaves on May 30, 2022!
The exhibition takes guests on a fascinating visual fashion journey from the late Edwardian era to the mid-1920s, featuring 35 recognizable costumes from the popular Downton Abbey™ series. View mannequins on display throughout the exhibit in stunning tweeds, riding outfits, the servant’s uniforms, and the eveningwear with beautifully detailed beading and embroidery. Visitors will also see gorgeous vintage accessories, including elaborate jewelry and feathered hats worn during the show.
The English Tudor-style Charles Allis Museum is the fifth stop for the Dressing the Abbey tour after successful exhibitions in Rochester, Minnesota; Riverhead, New York; and Raleigh, North Carolina, and this stunning exhibit in Milwaukee, Wisconsin is not to be missed!
Dressing the Abbey has received some rave reviews from attendees who have experienced this exclusive event in Milwaukee.
Libby – “It was wonderful. We could see the costumes up closely and admire the details and workmanship. The setting of the 19th century Charles Allis was spot on to feature this exhibition.”
Ellen – “A beautiful lovely experience. I would go every week if I could. Thank you for having this.”
Abigail – “Seeing all of the outfits featured in person was really neat! The way they were displayed around the house was done very well. It allowed for the beauty of the house, its art and the costumes to really shine. I will definitely be going back in the future. Thank you for this opportunity!”