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The Fashion Guide to The New Avengers

Series 1 (1976-7) Page 1

Steed : Slate grey suit

He wears a single-breasted 3-piece woolen suit with slanted, covered waist pockets. A single button at waist & single vent keep an immaculately tailored look.

Worn with:

  • The Eagle's Nest : mauve shirt and metallic brown tie, black bowler hat and umbrella
  • House of Cards : pale blue shirt, purple tie with white spots, black bowler hat and umbrella, black Chelsea boots
  • Cat Among the Pigeons : pale blue shirt, purple tie with white spots, black bowler hat and umbrella, black Chelsea boots
  • Dirtier by the Dozen : pale blue shirt, purple tie with white spots, black bowler hat and umbrella, black Chelsea boots
  • Angels of Death : pale blue shirt, purple tie with white spots, grey bowler hat and umbrella, red carnation
  • Obsession : a pale grey shirt, purple tie with white spots, red carnation
  • Trap : a pale grey shirt, purple tie with white spots
  • Hostage : a pale lilac silk shirt, purple tie with white spots, black bowler hat and umbrella
  • K is for Kill : part 2 : pale lilac shirt, purple tie
  • K is for Kill : part 2 : blue shirt, copper tie
  • Forward Base : pale blue shirt, navy tie with white spot, black bowler and umbrella

Steed : Dark grey suit

He wears a single-breasted 3-piece woolen suit with slanted, covered waist pockets. This is a variation on the suit above, in heavier cloth in a lighter shade.

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Gambit : Brown suit

He wears a single-breasted 3-piece dark brown woolen suit with flared trousers. The high-cut waistcoat has six buttons and the jacket two; the jacket has a single slit breast pocket and two covered waist pockets, elegantly slanted to suggest this is a suit to be used in action, an idea followed through by the use of two vents in the skirt. Matched with dark brown Chelsea boots.

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Purdey : Beige silk suit

She wears a beige raw silk high-collared double-breatsed jacket and matching trousers by Catherine Buckley, embroidered in dark brown in a Chinoiserie style.

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Steed : brown overcoat

He wears a brown overcoat with felt collar, a black bowler hat, brown gloves over a pale tan shirt and dark brown tie.

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Steed : Pale grey suit

He wears a single-breasted 3-piece suit with grey velvet collar, square covered waist pockets. A single button at waist with two vents in the skirt, paired with the darts in the breast make for an easy-to-wear yet well-tailored look.

Worn with:

  • The Eagle's Nest : white shirt, yellow tie - briefly with a large blue handkerchief with white polkadots on the shoulder (while playing a violin)
  • Cat Among the Pigeons : metallic gold tie, pale lilac shirt
  • Target! : (dressed as a mannequin on a firing range) : grey shirt, gold metallic tie, black gloves, grey bowler and umbrella, white face makeup
  • To Catch a Rat : grey shirt, green-gold metallic tie (twice in the same episode)
  • To Catch a Rat : blue tie with white spot, white shirt
  • Tale of the Big Why : dark blue tie with white spot, white shirt, grey bowler and umbrella
  • Tale of the Big Why : light blue paisley tie, white shirt
  • Three-Handed Game : deep purple or navy tie with white spot, pale grey shirt, grey bowler, umbrella and Chelsea boots
  • Gnaws : grey shirt, brown tie with white spots
  • Dead Men are Dangerous : cream silk shirt, blue tie with white spot, grey bowler and umbrella with cane handle
  • The Lion and the Unicorn : grey shirt, navy tie with white spot
  • Hostage : a pale blue shirt, navy tie with white spots, grey bowler hat in which Steed has hidden a pistol.
  • K is for Kill : part 2 : pale blue shirt, purple tie with white spots
  • Forward Base : white shirt, navy tie with white spot, grey bowler and umbrella

Gambit : Brown suit

He wears a single-breasted 3-piece light brown checked 'action suit', with single vent, a slit breast pocket, covered waist pockets (slanted, with two on the righthand side), the breast is tailored with darts; the trousers are flared. The waistcoat is backed in gold silk.

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Steed : Grey checked suit

He wears a single-breasted 3-piece woolen suit with a brown velvet collar with slanted, covered waist pockets. A single button at waist & single vent keep an immaculately tailored look.

Worn with:

  • The Eagle's Nest : cream shirt, brick red & blue paisley tie, occassionally with gloves, grey umbrella and grey bowler hat (containing a radio)
  • The Midas Touch : pale lemon shirt, metallic brown tie
  • Target! : cream shirt, bright gold tie
  • Tale of the Big Why : cream shirt, metallic brown tie
  • Angels of Death : cream shirt, bright gold tie (in a flash back to Target!)
  • Obsession : pale blue silk shirt, brown tie, black bowler hat and umbrella
  • Hostage : pale blue shirt, metallic copper tie, dark brown bowler hat

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