The Fashion Guide to The New Avengers

Series 2 (1977–8) Page 9

Gambit : Karate gear

Gambit is more of a martial artist than a cricketer; here he wears white karate pyjamas with a black belt.

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Purdey : Red skirt

She wears a white blouse, red jumper & skirt with wrapped scarf & teardrop blue patterns, possibly a paisley? ....

He wears his pale grey suit with a velvet collar and a blue tie.

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Gambit : Grey suit

He wears a grey worsted woollen suit.

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  • Dead Men are Dangerous : blue shirt and diagonally striped blue and grey tie
  • Angels of Death : white shirt with gold and brown pinstriping, maroon matching tie and handkerchief
  • Medium Rare : he has his back to us
  • Trap : blue shirt and diagonally striped blue and grey tie

Gambit : Navy cardigan, grey trousers

He wears a navy cardigan, white shirt with thin check stripe, grey trousers.

Steed wears his pale grey suit with a velvet collar and a blue tie.

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Purdey : light orange/yellow shirt and split skirt.

She wears a striped yellow tshirt, yellow split knee skirt, pink neckerchief.

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Purdey & Steed : nun & priest

Steed and Purdey disguises themselves to escape the Russian agent staking out their Paris flat. He wears the cassock and wide-brimmed black hat of a French Catholic priest; she wears the black robes, habit and white wimple of a French Catholic nun.

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Purdey : White dress

She wears a flowing white dress with red lipstick kiss pattern (the skirt is held with a drawstring and is removeable; underneath are shorts in the same material, as we discover in Complex).

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Purdey : Blue blouse, white dress

She wears an unbuttoned royal blue men’s shirt over a white knee-length cotton dress with pleated skirt & scarf. she accessorises with white heeled sandals.

He wears his brown suede jacket with a yellow and white shirt, gold tie and beige slacks.

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Steed : Grey suit

He wears a grey single-breasted three-piece suit with a wide plain lapels and covered waist pockets, and flared trousers. This appears to be a cheaper version of one of his other suits.

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  • Angels of Death : white shirt, grey and blue tie, and a red carnation
  • Medium Rare : brown tie with white spot, pale grey shirt, briefly with a dove grey bowler & umbrella
  • Obsession : white shirt, blue tie with white spots
  • K is for Kill : part 1 : black bowler and umbrella, white shirt; we never see the tie (or Steed’s face, as it’s supposed to be a flashback to 1965).
  • K is for Kill : part 1 : white shirt, navy tie with white spot, dark grey bowler hat and umbrella
  • Emily : blue shirt, navy tie with white spot, blsck bowler hat

Gambit : Mustard cord jacket

He wears a mustard cord jacket with upright collar, open patch pockets, white check shirt, light brown trousers.

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Purdey : sky blue dress

She wears a sky blue short-sleeved ankle-length dress with a v-neck. The loose waist is gathered by a thin cord in sky blue, which is matched by a loosely tied choker.

Gambit wears his cord jacket, above, and Steed wears his khaki jacket with a yellow waistcoat.

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