The Today show's blog has a post with suggestions on how you can dress like the ladies of Downton Abbey. While period costumes are beautiful and romantic and purchasing a pair of earrings inspired by the era is a fine idea, if you actually wear opera gloves and a jaunty hat out on the town you will look like a giant asshole and people will take pictures of you and post them on their Twitters or Tumblrs or Facebooks making fun of you. You realize that, right? Yeah, thought so.

Dress like the ladies of 'Downton Abbey' [Today]