Style lovers have to wait until episode three in season two before our erstwhile tutu-wearing anti-hero gets her fashion mojo back. But without Villanelle stealing all the attention, viewers can focus on the other characters, leading to some gratifying conclusions.
Villains – and Villanelle – don’t always get the best costumes
With Villanelle confined to skanky T-shirts and crocs for several hours, the fashion honours are snatched by Carolyn Martens, Fiona Shaw’s MI6 boss character. With her repertoire of Maxmara and Margaret Howell-esque collarless coats, tunic shirts and slim trousers and her delectable Farrow & Ball home, she’s the only real grown up in the room.
In-between colours win out...
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