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The Fashion Guide to The New Avengers

Series 1 (1976-7) Page 3

Steed : Brown riding jacket

He wears a single-breasted brown riding jacket with velvet collar, slanted covered waist pockets, no breast pocket. The jacket has a single brown leather button at the waist and a single leather button at each cuff. Worn with cream riding trousers and brown Chelsea boots.

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  • House of Cards : blue shirt, brown tie with white spot
  • The Last of the Cybernauts? : blue shirt, brown tie with white spot
  • Cat Among the Pigeons : blue shirt, brown tie, dark brown bowler hat
  • Faces : blue shirt, brown tie, dark brown bowler hat and umbrella
  • Gnaws : grey shirt, brown tie with white spots
  • Angels of Death : charcoal waistcoat, cream shirt, brown patterned tie, beige trousers, brown boots or shoes
  • The Lion and the Unicorn : blue shirt, brown tie with white spot
  • Trap : green waistcoat, blue tie. plae blue shirt, tan riding boots
  • K is for Kill : part 1 : beige trousers, white shirt, brown tie with white spot
  • Complex : beige trousers, white shirt, brown tie with white spot
  • Gladiators : beige trousers, white shirt, brown tie with white spot, dark brown bowler hat, brown cane-handled umbrella
  • Emily : beige trousers, white shirt, brown tie, dark brown bowler hat, brown cane-handled umbrella

Steed : Bottle green velvet tuxedo

He wears a dark bottle green - almost black - velvet tuxedo with braided collar and cuffs, with a plain dress shirt and black bow tie, normally with a black silk cumberbund.

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Purdey : High collared dress

She wears a silver and lilac high-collared Edwardian-styled design by Catherine Buckley. The twelve (?) cloth-covered buttons are fastened by loops and the silver/grey silk is printed with lilac and blue patterns. The sleeves are floating and sheer, gathered into long silk cuffs; the skirts are multi-layered, each layer cut at a different angle. Matched with white heels.

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Purdey : purple and white lingerie

Returning home, Purdey removes the dress above, revealing white lingerie with purple bows and stripes. when Gambit bursts in, chasing after the assassin who sits dead in the shadows of Purdey's bedroom, she hurriedly wraps a cream silk dressinggown around herself. Matched with white heels.

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Purdey : royal blue jumpsuit

She wears a royal blue jumpsuit embroidered witha Rococco pattern in navy, sky blue and green.

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Steed : khaki riding jacket

He wears a khaki riding jacket with velvet collar; the skirt of the jacket has a single vent and the two waist pockets are elegantly slanted and covered, a single button hold the jacket at the waist.

Worn with:

  • House of Cards : bright yellow waistcoat with five brass buttons and covered waist pockets, a cream shirt with French cuffs and silver cufflinks, navy tie with white spot and beige twill trousers
  • House of Cards : as above, disguised by the grey hat and overcoat of the man he's protecting
  • The Last of the Cybernauts? : bright yellow waistcoat with brass buttons, cream shirt, brown tie, cream twill trousers. He complements the outfit with brown Chelsea boots
  • The Last of the Cybernauts? : blue shirt, brown paisley tie
  • The Last of the Cybernauts? : cream shirt, brown tie, cream twill trousers
  • Cat Among the Pigeons : white shirt, khaki umbrella, brown bowler, brown patterned tie
  • Cat Among the Pigeons : as above with mid green tie
  • Faces : cream shirt, brown patterned tie, dark brown bowler hat
  • Gnaws : grey shirt, brown tie with white spots
  • Angels of Death : bright yellow waistcoat with five brass buttons and covered waist pockets, a cream shirt with French cuffs and silver cufflinks, navy tie with white spot and beige twill trousers
  • Medium Rare : no jacket, just the waistcot and trousers, which an open necked white check shirt

Gambit : Black tuxedo

He wears a black tuxedo with silk shawl collar, white frilled dress shirt, black silk cumberbund, black bow tie.

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Purdey : Gold dress

She wears a gold and white print evening dress, spaghetti straps, wide pleated hems, multi-layered skirt, cream high heels.

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Purdey : pink t-shirt

She wears a hot pink t-shirt and grey slacks.

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