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Netflix's Bridgerton sparks social media trend for making dresses and corsets  

It's been the lockdown must-watch, but it seems Bridgerton is now inspiring how we dress, with fans donning Regency-era style garments and sharing their looks on social media.

Viewers smitten with the show have been posting videos of themselves in home-made costumes inspired by the early 1800s on the TikTok app.

According to British search engine Lyst, there has been an increase in demand for corsets, pearl and feather headbands - and long gloves - since the release of Bridgerton.

Searches for empire line dresses have soared by 93 per cent with luxury brands Simone Rocha, Erdem and Brock Collection leading the way. 

Based on Julia Quinn's best-selling novels, the Netflix drama explores the relationship between Daphne Bridgerton, played by Phoebe Dynevor, and Duke of Hastings Simon Basset, played by Regé-Jean Page. 

Since its release on Christmas Day, the hit series has attracted over 63 million viewers.

Here, FEMAIL rounds up some of the best attempts at recreating the biggest trends of the Regency era. 

Can you buy long gloves on ASOS? Bridgerton, starring Phoebe Dynevor as Daphne Bridgerton and Regé-Jean Page as the Duke (pictured) has attracted over 63 million viewers...and is inspiring more than a few wardrobe choices on social media

Fans of hit Netflix series Bridgerton have taken to TikTok, recreating the fashion trends featured throughout the show. Pictured: A woman who made a Bridgerton dress from scratch

A woman who lives in Ohio copied the hair style worn by Daphne Bridgerton and found a similar dress to show their likeness 

Another fan, believed to be from the US, posted a clip showing herself transforming from a casual shorts and jumper into a period dress 

Influencer Marie Kitsova says her wardrobe became more inspired by Regency era trends as the series continued

TikTok user @TheWoodMother donned a white blouse, corset, petticoat and over-size skirt to recreate an 1800s look 

Another TikTok user demonstrated how they dressed in pearl drop earrings, a corset and long gown to watch Bridgerton 

A teen who was unable to go to prom because of the pandemic, said she had planned to wear a dress like those in Bridgerton 

Another teamed a white cardigan with a beige dress and sparkly accessories for a Bridgerton inspired look 

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