The Dowager Countess in a grey velvet shawl collar coat, matching velvet hat and flower detail. She wears an ivory lace blouse with a stand-up collar, mother of pearl buttons, edwardian broach and gloves, of course.
Dustin's duel with the dame: He'd been warned she was the diva who could destroy him, but here Dustin Hoffman tells how he won over Maggie Smith
Lady Violet: Well, I'm going up to London to stay with Rosamund for a day or two. I think we'll have Lavinia for tea. Lady Mary: You sound as if you're going to gobble her up. Lady Violet: [giggles] If only we could.