Tomorrow night, Downton Abbey‘s back for a fifth season. Excited? Us, too. So we pulled together a little something to tide you over until the PBS premiere: three simple ways to get the Crawleys’ look at home.
You finally booked that dream British vacation – first class flight and everything. Now, all that’s left between you and Great Britain (well, besides an ocean) is that empty suitcase. Luckily, we’ve taken a look at your itinerary (and even included a few insider tips) and answered all your what-to-wear woes.
Hit the pub scene (try out Bow Bar for the best whiskey) with a cozy-looking clutch and a pair of sleek-but-not-too-dressy leather booties.
Give a nod to Manchester’s punk-rock roots (it’s home to Piccadilly Records) with an edgy chain-link bag and biker boots.
When shopping in Cardiff, A.K.A. the city of arcades, look to smart flats and a crossbody bag (you’ll want both hands free for all those to-die-for finds).
St. Albans, England
Take a day trip from London and explore the scenic city of St. Albans. Just remember to pack comfy flats and a large bag you can fill with water, maps, and snacks.
If you happen to live under a rock, William and Kate are tying the knot. Even in spite of not making the guest list, we’re still celebrating the occasion in style – London style. Check out our across-the-pond inspiration, and tell us how you’re partaking in the regal festivities.