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Fancy Dresses on British Television

Jul 24th 2014 at 10:21 PM

Some British shows have made waves on British as well as American television. These shows immerse their audience so much that you cannot resist dressing up as one of its characters in a fancy dress party in London.

What’s So Different About These Dresses?

These fancy dresses have a lot of thought and hard work that goes into them, to bring out the character and depict its appearance on television. As the audience is gripped by the storyline of the most popular television shows in Britain, they are also influenced by the character’s style as well as dressing. The artistic details and creativity that goes into building the characters and making their dresses is outstanding. If you explore some fancy dress stores in London, you will sure find the look you desire!

What are some of the most popular fancy dresses on British television and the masterminds behind them? Let us have a look!

Dr. Who

A science fiction television program that shows the adventures of a Time Lord as he explores the universe in his time machine called as the TARDIS. The series first appeared in 1963, and the show owes its popularity to the character of the doctor who aims to save the ordinary people. The show has won many awards and recognitions including the British Academy Television Award for Best Drama Series.

The costume designer behind Doctor Who is Ray Holman who is also the designer for many other shows such as Turn Left, Blink, and Sherlock Holmes (another popular British TV series).

Downtown Abbey

Another popular Brit series, which was won critical acclaim, is Downtown Abbey. It is also the receiver of Golden Globe Award for Best Miniseries or Television Film. The series depicts family life in the post-Edwardian era and how major events in the history have an effect on British social hierarchy and the family in question.

The costumes for this TV series are very chic and needed a lot of thought to be put into them, to have them reflect that era in questions. Costume designer Susanna Buxton was the main lead behind the ladies’ gowns while the series took on two costume designers, a hair and makeup designer working furiously to get the right look for the characters.

If you are searching for a dress for any occasion, a fancy dress in London is not hard to find. Get in touch with us for a host of amazing design costumes available for all occasions!

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