The detail on this burgundy and black evening dress is lovely- c. 1911. Enter Biltmore's "1900s Style" contest: http://www.biltmore.com/landing/2015-1900s-style-pinterest-contest

The detail on this burgundy and black evening dress is lovely- c. 1911. Enter Biltmore's "1900s Style" contest: http://www.biltmore.com/landing/2015-1900s-style-pinterest-contest

Mon Carnet | Downton Abbey style. Oh dear, I was born in the wrong era! I must find an event or reason to wear this!

Mon Carnet | Downton Abbey style. Oh dear, I was born in the wrong era! I must find an event or reason to wear this!

Evening dress, c. 1915, from the Hallwyl Costume Collection. Pin your 1900s favorites for a chance to win a $500 shopping spree! http://biltmore.com/1900style

Evening dress, c. 1915, from the Hallwyl Costume Collection. Pin your 1900s favorites for a chance to win a $500 shopping spree! http://biltmore.com/1900style

Lovely beaded dress from the 1920s. More about Biltmore's "1900s Style" contest: http://Biltmore.com/1900style

Lovely beaded dress from the 1920s. More about Biltmore's "1900s Style" contest: http://Biltmore.com/1900style

On this day in 1924 Chic Vintage Bride Cornelia Vanderbilt married British Diplomat John Cecil in what was THE social event of the year!

On this day in 1924 Chic Vintage Bride Cornelia Vanderbilt married British Diplomat John Cecil in what was THE social event of the year!

The story behind Cornelia Vanderbilt's garden-inspired birthday party. A fairy tale come to life.

The story behind Cornelia Vanderbilt's garden-inspired birthday party. A fairy tale come to life.

Lovely shots by @asheville showing just a handful of the costumes you'll see at "Dressing Downton," Feb. 5 - May 25. More info: http://biltmore.com/downton

Lovely shots by @asheville showing just a handful of the costumes you'll see at "Dressing Downton," Feb. 5 - May 25. More info: http://biltmore.com/downton

Mrs. Vanderbilt and Cornelia at the State Fair together in 1921, with fur trim and the long beads that you see so often on Downton Abbey. Pin your "1900s Style" to enter to win: biltmore.com/1900style

Mrs. Vanderbilt and Cornelia at the State Fair together in 1921, with fur trim and the long beads that you see so often on Downton Abbey. Pin your "1900s Style" to enter to win: biltmore.com/1900style


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#DowntonAbbey costumes inside #Biltmore House in Billiard Room - Asheville NC Lady Mary's evening dress and Matthew Crawley's "White Tie"

#DowntonAbbey costumes inside #Biltmore House in Billiard Room - Asheville NC Lady Mary's evening dress and Matthew Crawley's "White Tie"

The story behind Cornelia Vanderbilt's garden-inspired birthday party. A fairy tale come to life. #Biltmore

The story behind Cornelia Vanderbilt's garden-inspired birthday party. A fairy tale come to life. #Biltmore

Visit "Dressing Downton" at Biltmore through May 25, 2015!

Visit "Dressing Downton" at Biltmore through May 25, 2015!

Biltmore’s exhibition, “Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times,” runs February 5 through May 25, 2015 and features more than 45 costumes from the hit PBS series “Downton Abbey®.” More info about the exhibition: www.biltmore.com/downton

Biltmore’s exhibition, “Dressing Downton: Changing Fashion for Changing Times,” runs February 5 through May 25, 2015 and features more than 45 costumes from the hit PBS series “Downton Abbey®.” More info about the exhibition: www.biltmore.com/downton

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