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Michelle Dockery reveals she donated her character Kate’s outfits from Anatomy Of A Scandal

‘They were great for an interview!’ Michelle Dockery reveals she donated her outfits from Anatomy Of A Scandal to a charity supporting women who are financially struggling

Michelle Dockery has revealed she donated her character Kate Woodcroft’s outfits from Anatomy Of A Scandal to charity.

Speaking on The One Show on Tuesday, the actress detailed her generous actions after she gave several garments to the charity Smart Works who support women who are struggling with financial difficulties.

The 40-year-old dons several sophisticated outfits in Netflix’s psychological courtroom drama, and even wears a peruke wig while transforming into the prosecutor.

Generous: Michelle Dockery has revealed she donated her character Kate Woodcroft’s outfits from Anatomy Of A Scandal to charity while appearing on BBC’s The One Show on Tuesday

Michelle told presenters Lauren Laverne and Jermaine Jenas that she felt the ensembles from the show were perfect for the charities good cause. 

The star said: ‘On some shows you do get given the clothes – we don’t on Downton by the way – but I did get offered my wardrobe for my character Kate in the Anatomy Of A Scandal’

‘And for a couple of years now I’ve been working with a charity called Smart Works which supports women who have financial difficulty 

Good cause: The actress opened up about her generous actions after she gave several garments to the charity Smart Works who support women who have financial difficulty

Good cause: The actress opened up about her generous actions after she gave several garments to the charity Smart Works who support women who have financial difficulty

Role: The 40-year-old dons several sophisticated outfits in Netflix's psychological courtroom drama, and even wears a peruke wig while transforming into the prosecutor

Role: The 40-year-old dons several sophisticated outfits in Netflix’s psychological courtroom drama, and even wears a peruke wig while transforming into the prosecutor

Michelle continued: ‘And so the clothes are then given as a wardrobe and somebody styles them for an interview and also there is confidence and coaching for interviews and the clothes on Anatomy were great for an interview’ 

The Downton Abbey star beamed as Lauren went on to read out a heart-warming message from a women who had received a blazer Michelle donated. 

Dora, who was successful in her recent job interview while sporting the new item of clothing, said: ‘Thank you so much Michelle for my outfit, I feel like a boss. It’s true what they say when you look good you feel good and I definitely feel good 

Opening up: Michelle told presenters Lauren Laverne and Jermaine Jenas that she felt the ensembles from the show were perfect for the charities good cause

Opening up: Michelle told presenters Lauren Laverne and Jermaine Jenas that she felt the ensembles from the show were perfect for the charities good cause

Role: Michelle plays Mary Crawley in Downton Abbey (she is pictured with Hugh Bonneville, who plays Robert Grantham)

Coming soon: Michelle is set to reprise her role as Lady Mary Crawley in the upcoming film sequel Downton Abbey: A New Era

Michelle looked the epitome of chic as she arrived at the BBC studios in London on Monday for her appearance on The One Show.

She was joined on the show by her Downton Abbey co-stars Laura Carmichael and Allen Leech the day after the premiere to discuss the new film.

The natural beauty showcased her sensational style in a black ruffle skirt, teamed with a ribbed long-sleeve top.

Looking good: Michelle looked the epitome of chic as she arrived at the BBC studios in London on Monday for her appearance on The One Show

Looking good: Michelle looked the epitome of chic as she arrived at the BBC studios in London on Monday for her appearance on The One Show

Stunning: The natural beauty showcased her sensational style in a black ruffle skirt, teamed with a ribbed long-sleeve top

Stunning: The natural beauty showcased her sensational style in a black ruffle skirt, teamed with a ribbed long-sleeve top

She opted for a pair of suede knee-high boots and accessorised with a small black handbag with a diamond strap detail.

While making a casual exit from the studio, Michelle bundled up in a bold leopard print coat, teamed with black jeans and a t-shirt.

The star looked stunning as she styled her brunette tresses in a low bun and opted for a natural palette of makeup with a pink lip. 

Gorgeous: While making a casual exit from the studio, Michelle bundled up in a bold leopard print coat, teamed with black jeans and a t-shirt

Wow! The star looked stunning as she styled her brunette tresses in a low bun

Gorgeous: While making a casual exit from the studio, Michelle bundled up in a bold leopard print coat, teamed with black jeans and a t-shirt

Star: She was joined on the show by her Downton Abbey co-stars Laura Carmichael and Allen Leech the day after the premier to discuss the new film

Star: She was joined on the show by her Downton Abbey co-stars Laura Carmichael and Allen Leech the day after the premier to discuss the new film

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