We ♥ Lily James! Here’s the Cinderella star’s life in fashion

We think we'd actually give up choc for life to own one of these amazing dresses


by Hannah Brimson |
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You probably know her best for playing Lady Rose in Downton Abbey, but lovely Lily James has just hit the big screen starring as Cinders herself in Cinderella. As huuuuuge fans of the original, we're totally obsessed with the new film, so we thought it only fair to take a look back through Lily's style evolution and her charming wardrobe...


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18th February 20151 of 19

18th February 2015

Pairing Erdem feminine florals with vampy vixen make-up and a tousled up 'do

23rd January 20132 of 19

23rd January 2013

A brunette Lily showed off her fab figure at the NTAs in scarlet Donna Karan paired with nude patent heels. Whilst she still looks lovely, her red carpet style has evolved soooooo much in two years

10th February 20133 of 19

10th February 2013

Working the Victoriana trend in a D&G gothic lacy gown for the BAFTAs

13th May 20144 of 19

13th May 2014

Taking inspo from her Downton character Lady Rose in this feathered '20s vibe Ralph Lauren gown

13th February 20155 of 19

13th February 2015

This kooky sheer panelled, embroidered Mary Katrantzou frock gives Lily a cute '60s yet edgy vibe

2nd March 20156 of 19

2nd March 2015

Another fairytale ensemble for the Cinderella photocall in LA, this time in spring shades of peridot and gold. Matchy matchy block heels and natural beauty complete Miss James' girly look to PERFECTION

5th March 20157 of 19

5th March 2015

This icy flowing Prada gown and super pretty make-up is given added edge with a cult Anya Hindmarch crisp packet clutch

13th February 20158 of 19

13th February 2015

Rocking princess chic once more in dreamy pale pink Dior and statement brows

1st March 20139 of 19

1st March 2013

And finally, here she is as lovely Lady Rose in Downton Abbey. We reckon she could take some fash advice from Lily, for sure...

6th March 201510 of 19

6th March 2015

This quirky Mary Katrantzou frock is a big contrast to Lily's usual princess ballgowns, but it looks AMAZING! We're all over the contrasting electric blue sandals, too

14th September 201211 of 19

14th September 2012

Hitting LFW at the PPQ show in a bright printed mini

27th March 201412 of 19

27th March 2014

Making a style statement at the Bloomsbury Ballroom in red and black lace Valentino

18th February 201513 of 19

18th February 2015

Keeping it simple in a chic Gucci halterneck and super strappy heels

13th September 201414 of 19

13th September 2014

This lacy raspberry Marchesa dress is not an easy one to pull off, but thanks to her don't care hair and simple accessories, Lily does it once more

28th April 201315 of 19

28th April 2013

Gorgeous in a simple monochrome column gown paired with bouncy curls at the Olivier Awards

3rd June 201416 of 19

3rd June 2014

Winning a Glamour Award and looking perfectly gorge while she's at it. How much do we want Lily's glowing skin secrets?

1st March 201517 of 19

1st March 2015

Has there ever been a more appropriate Cinderella dress than this? Lily dazzled at the Cinderella LA premiere in her Elie Saab Couture embellished gown teamed with a sleek low bun and pretty bejewelled earrings

30th April 201418 of 19

30th April 2014

Going casual at a summer party in turn-ups, heels and a lilac clutch

8th March 201519 of 19

8th March 2015

These oversized burgundy co-ords are the perfect contrast to Lily's glossy waves and pretty make-up

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