Photos: Downton’s Mary and Edith Halt Period of Mourning to Hit Up London Fashion Week

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As we enter day three of Downton Abbey mourning, the curtains are still drawn, the wardrobe choices are all-black, and our hearts are too broken to even contemplate going outside and enjoying the many pleasures of modern life. You would assume that Lady Mary and Lady Edith are doing the same, right? They've lost two family members — surely they’re holed up in the ladies’ drawing room at the estate for the foreseeable future, right?

Yeah, no. They're just having a ball at London Fashion Week.

See, that's Lady Mary below, at the February 18 Burberry show. Even erstwhile Transformers star Rosie Huntington-Whiteley looks sadder than she does.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18:  (L-R) Vicki Zhao, Michelle Dockery, Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Freida Pinto and Rita Ora sit in the front row for the Burberry Prorsum Autumn Winter 2013 Womenswear show on February 18, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Burberry)
Photo: Gareth Cattermole/2013 Getty Images

And there's Lady Edith on the same day at the Christopher Kane show. We suppose her smile looks kind of sad? But still.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 18:  Laura Carmichael attends the Christopher Kane show during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013/14 at  on February 18, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Mike Marsland/WireImage)
Photo: Mike Marsland/2013 Mike Marsland

And then Lady Mary again, outside the Burberry show, standing tall. Why are you standing tall when there's blood coming out of ears over at Downton?

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - FEBRUARY 18: Michelle Dockery attends the Burberry Prorsum show during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013/14 at  on February 18, 2013 in London, England. (Photo by Fred Duval/Getty Images)
Photo: Fred Duval/Getty Images

Two days earlier, Lady Edith had been seen at the Moschino Cheap & Chic show, at the Savoy Hotel. The Savoy! The nerve. You know what? We're glad you got stood up at the altar.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 16: Laura Carmichael attends the Moschino cheap&chic show during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2013/14 at The Savoy Hotel on February 16, 2013 in London, England.  (Photo by Stuart Wilson/Getty Images)
Photo: Stuart Wilson/2013 Getty Images