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‘Killing Eve’ Season Three: Villanelle Is Back And So Is Her Killer Closet

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Cat-and-mouse thriller Killing Eve is back and that can only mean one thing, so is Villannelle’s killer closet.

In keeping with the BBC show’s writer overhaul – Suzanne Heathcote has taken to the helm – the small screen’s most stylish assassin has also fine-tuned her sartorial taste. 

WATCH BELOW: ‘Killing Eve’ Season Three Is Coming Soon  

Under the creative direction of costume designer Sam Perry, the Russian protagonist – famed for a wardrobe bursting with Molly Goddard tulle, Rosie Assoulin silk and Ellery ruffles – dresses for a European murder spree.

With a retro finesse in correspondence to each city she drops by, Villanelle – played by British star Jodie Comer – commits no fashion crimes on the job.

To mark the series’ welcome return, we take a look at some of the greatest dressed-to-kill moments of season three and how you can recreate them.

The dress-of-the-season

Every season, Villanelle further demonstrates her knack of choosing really great dresses.

In fact, one of the very first sneak previews of her season three closet was a prim and proper floral frock from celebrity-approved label The Vampire’s Wife. 

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Hardcore fashion followers will be pleased to learn that the very dress – named Villanelle in her honour – is now available to pre-order.

The Vampire's Wife 'Villanelle' Dress, $1,177
The Vampire’s Wife ‘Villanelle’ Dress, $1,177 (Credit: https://thevampireswife.com/collections/shop/products/the-villanelle-dress-1)

The retro suit

In a fashionable nod to swinging London, Villanelle reports to duty in the British capital decked in Halpern print.

A look so good, only a swept quiff and Simon Miller platforms are needed to complete the dead-on-trend ensemble.

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For those seeking to recreate the cool-girl retro moment, the very Halpern suit is available to shop.

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Halpern Double-Breasted Marble-Print Blazer, $2,624 (Credit: https://www.matchesfashion.com/au/products/1327390?c3ch=LinkShare&c3nid=5kmZvs*tiSs&qxjkl=tsid:55509%7Ccgn:5kmZvs*tiSs&rffrid=aff.linkshare.3180339.39265*tiSs)
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Halpern Marble-Print Trousers, $2,099 (Credit: https://www.matchesfashion.com/au/products/Halpern-Marble-print-high-rise-satin-faille-trousers-1327391)

The European mini dress

Another groovy moment sees the hired killer settle into her Barcelona apartment in a suitably bright mini dress and cowboy boots.

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The very La DoubleJ frock is up for grabs – trumpet-sleeves and all!

Meanwhile, Villanelle’s covetable shopper is available to pre-order (it’s screaming for us to whisk it on a romantic European tour).

For those tempted to go all out, a similar pair of Golden Goose cowboy boots are aching to be stomped around in.

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La DoubleJ ‘Ruote Gialle’ Dress, $560 (Credit: https://www.ladoublej.com/default/ldj-editions/clothing/dresses/24%2F7-dress-cotton-ruote-gialle-DRE0050COT002RUO0003.html)
Dragon Diffusion 'Grace' Basket Bag, $431
Dragon Diffusion ‘Grace’ Basket Bag, $431 (Credit: https://www.matchesfashion.com/au/products/Dragon-Diffusion-Grace-small-woven-leather-basket-bag-1352408)
Golden Goose 'Wish Star' Cowboy Boots, $1,094
Golden Goose ‘Wish Star’ Cowboy Boots, $1,094 (Credit: https://www.farfetch.com/au/shopping/women/golden-goose-wish-star-cowboy-boots-item-14096900.aspx?size=27&storeid=10025&utm_source=google&utm_medium=cpc&utm_keywordid=113766639&utm_shoppingproductid=14096900-5157&pid=google_search&af_channel=Search&c=1878416368&af_c_id=1878416368&af_siteid=&af_keywords=aud-360016540289:pla-725878487464&af_adset_id=71127297558&af_ad_id=349125157165&af_sub1=113766639&af_sub5=14096900-5157&is_retargeting=true&shopping=yes&foundit=yes&gclid=CjwKCAjwvtX0BRAFEiwAGWJyZI0YEpNcu42AkUbdYnO61d_D0LFiCGfX1t7gYeXVSSZBccvzFdYLTRoCWnMQAvD_BwE)

A well-dressed assassin’s pyjama of choice

What does a fashion-obsessed villain wear to bed?

Silky Olivia Von Halle pyjamas, duh.

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Although Villanelle’s season three pyjamas have sold out (she’s the only baddie we know with a hold over our shopping habits), a similar silk pyjama set is available to shop.

Just don’t wear them with slippers, you don’t want to get on the wrong side of fashion’s deadliest muse…

Olivia Von Halle 'Emelie' Silk Pyjama Set, $770
Olivia Von Halle ‘Emelie’ Silk Pyjama Set, $770 (Credit: https://oliviavonhalle.com/collections/pyjamas/products/emeli-blanche-silk-nightshirt-set)

This article originally appeared on InStyle Australia

Cat-and-mouse thriller Killing Eve is back and that can only mean one thing, so is Villannelle’s killer closet.

In keeping with the BBC show’s writer overhaul – Suzanne Heathcote has taken to the helm – the small screen’s most stylish assassin has also fine-tuned her sartorial taste. 

WATCH BELOW: ‘Killing Eve’ Season Three Is Coming Soon  

Cat-and-mouse thriller Killing Eve is back and that can only mean one thing, so is Villannelle’s killer closet.

In keeping with the BBC show’s writer overhaul – Suzanne Heathcote has taken to the helm – the small screen’s most stylish assassin has also fine-tuned her sartorial taste. 

WATCH BELOW: ‘Killing Eve’ Season Three Is Coming Soon  

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