Keira Knightley stars in this Autumn's must-see costume drama The Duchess which documents the life, and more specifically marriage of Georgiana, The Duchess of Devonshire who was arguably the first, real style icon.
With her own unique style, Georgiana captured the heart of the English in the 18th century. She wore amazing wigs, gorgeous dresses and plenty of wonderful headwear including many feathers! In this featurette Keira and Hayley Atwell (Bess Foster) discuss the restrictive costume and the weight of the wigs. Also, see below for more sketches by the costume designer Michael O'Connor.