The Fashion Guide to The New Avengers

Series 1 (1976–7) Page 5

Purdey : Yellow crochet coat, rollneck and skirt

She wears a yellow, orange and white crocheted coat, rollneck, hat and skirt, 2 long vertical vents in the front of calf-length skirt.

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Purdey : designer woodland camouflage

She wears an imitation of Army-issue camouflage - cotton trousers and jacket, unbuttoned to reveal a mid brown long-sleeved t-shirt.

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Gambit : Brown double-breasted suit

He wears a double-breasted brown suit, cream shirt, dark brown tie, covered pockets.

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Purdey : Black and white dress

She wears a black knee-length sleeveless v-neck dress with white hemming on the plaquet which extends into a false black and white scarf on the neckline. There is a cloth belt at the waist, possibly false.

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Purdey : Peach t-shirt and jeans

She dresses for motorcycling - a peach t-shirt, dark blue jeans, later with a motorcycle helmet - white with the name PURDEY emblazoned across the front in black sans serif capitals.

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Purdey : Green floral shoulderless dress

She wears a Lee Bender green shoulderless and backless split satin dress with dark blue and white flower patterns. The hems and neck are ruffled, the bodice extending around the back to clasp the dress. This dress was produced in different material for retail sale under the “Lee Bender for Busstop” label. she accessorises with green heels and and a green bracelet on the left upper arm.

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Purdey : Purple hooped rollneck and purple cardigan

She wears a pink, purple and white hooped rollneck knit top with a purple cardigan with buttonholes and pockets edged to match the top.

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  • Target! : blue jeans with huge turn-ups, brown boots, white face makeup (as a mannequin on a firing range)
  • To Catch a Rat : with a black elasticated belt over the top, dark khaki culottes and purple calf-length boots
  • Three-Handed Game : the cardigan is worn with a purple silk blouse, open neck with wide lapels and brown culottes; it’s accessorised with a pale pink scarf and a lavender scarf

Purdey : Bright green dress

She wears a bright lime dress with a long tasselled white scarf.

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Purdey : pink cotton blouse and striped skirt

She wears a pink button-up blouse (with SPORT printed across the back in white) with a vertically-striped rainbow skirt, tan boots.

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Purdey : White silk camisole

She passes out from the affect of a drug, having disrobed to reveal a white silk camisole.

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Gambit : Brown suede jacket

He wears a brown suede jacket with brown buttons.

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  • To Catch a Rat : cream rollneck, brown trousers
  • The Tale of the Big Why : yellow shirt with white collar & placket, brown trousers and gold tie
  • Sleeper : cream shirt, brown tie, brown trousers, later with trademark brown suede jacket
  • Three Handed Game : cream rollneck, brown trousers
  • Gnaws : light brown shirt with dark brown pinstripe, brown tie
  • Angels of Death : yellow shirt with white collar & placket, brown trousers and gold tie

Purdey : Black leather jacket and jeans

She wears a black leather bomber jacker with fleece lining and neck, blue & white striped scarf, pale lilac rollneck, blue jeans, short black boots.

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