The addition of Cora's mother, Martha Levinson, to the cast creates a clash of sorts. The Dowager Countess of Grantham represents the classic Edwardian age (think: Gibson Girls), while the visiting matriarch embraces a more nontraditional persona (think: Louise Brooks). As you can see, Martha (left) doesn't shy away from loads of accessories and a bit of lip rouge. British blue-blood culture and red-blooded American idealism will likely butt heads throughout the new season.
Old World vs. New World
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