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The Fashion Guide to Series 3 (1963-4)

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Brown and grey Prince of Wales check blazer

He wears his favourite Prince of Wales check blazer, offset by a white shirt and beige trousers. The blazer has two vents in the skirt and three flap pockets, it's fastened with two buttons. He likes to pair it with a dark waistcoat with six silver buttons and frequently dons a bowler hat or whatever gloves or umbrella takes his fancy. He wears this blazer in nearly half (12) of the episodes of series 3.

Worn with:

Black leather overcoat

She disguises herself with a black leather overcoat - square collar, plain shoulders, deep waist patch pockets. It's worn over a knee-length skirt and dark rollneck. She completes the disguise with dark sunglasses and a black wig.

Worn in:

Grey three-piece suit

He wears a grey single-breasted three-piece suit. Steed's other main suit for series 3, worn in half (13) of the episodes with a variety of ties and often a black bowler hat. The jacket is fasten with two button low on the waist; it has notch lapels, slanted flap pockets on each hip, with a ticket pocket on the right, a flap breast pocket, and two vents in the skirt, the cuffs are split. the lapel of the jacket has a buttonhole, but he rarely uses it. The waistcoat is cut high, with wide scalloped lapels, five padded buttons and a silk back.

Worn with:

  • The Nutshell : pale shirt, dark tie, black bowler hat and umbrella
  • The Golden Fleece : pale shirt, dark tie, black bowler hat and umbrella
  • Man with Two Shadows : grey knitted tie, pale blue shirt, black bowler hat and umbrella
  • The Grandeur That Was Rome : pale grey shirt, knitted grey tie, intially with a white apron and no jacket; later with thick spectacles, dark patterned tie
  • The Undertakers : navy silk tie with tiepin, white shirt
  • Death Of A Batman : pinstriped white shirt, navy tie with tiepin, black bowler hat and umbrella with wanghee handle
  • November Five : pinstriped white shirt, navy tie with tiepin, black bowler hat and umbrella with wanghee handle
  • The Gilded Cage : white shirt, navy tie with tiepin
  • The White Elephant : white shirt, dark tie, later with black bowler hat and umbrella
  • The Wringer : pale knitted tie
  • The Little Wonders : black shirt and vicar's white collar, black bowler hat and umbrella
  • Mandrake : patterned grey silk tie, tie pin, white shirt, bowler hat and umbrella
  • The Charmers : Eton tie, white shirt, black bowler hat and umbrella
  • Lobster Quadrille : dark tie, white shirt

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