Killing Eve with its killer costume design

Fashion’s favourite assassin Villanelle from Killing Eve has one of the most amazing wardrobes in the TV drama history. Costume designer Charlotte Mitchell put a lot of effort into every detail of Villanelle’s style. At the end of the day, let’s be honest, the enthralling cat-and-mouse game in the plot is not the only thing that captivates the viewers. As season 3 begins production, we’re collecting Villanelle’s most memorable style moments.

Killing Eve costume design

The Dries Van Noten brocade power suit that Villanelle wore for that clubbing scene in Berlin. According to Vogue, this outfit was Comer’s favourite from her character’s killer wardrobe.

Dries Van Noten brocade power suit

In season one, the custom Chloé pussy-bow blouse and Paige denim shorts that she wore to motorbike through Tuscany.

Chloé pussy-bow blouse

This high-necked, net-sleeved Alexander McQueen couture gown brings the most sartorial drama to season two. And even more so when the audience understands why Villanelle’s wearing it, teased costume designer Charlotte Mitchell in an interview with Vogue.

Alexander McQueen couture gown - Killing Eve

The blue lace Burberry dress that Villanelle “borrowed” in Tuscany in season one, and paired with more practical Doc Martens.

blue lace Burberry dress - Killing Eve

When she gets her money back in season two, Villanelle wears a velvet Chloé jacket paired with a frill-collared purple shirt and Isabel Marant trousers.

Chloé jacket, Isabel Marant trousers - Killing Eve

For a visit to Oxford in season two, Villanelle goes for costumed scholar chic, donning a crisp shirt and tie with a vintage cable-knit sweater and brown Raey trousers.

vintage cable-knit sweater and brown Raey trousers - Killing Eve

The Jason Wu jewel-toned satin coat she wears over a slip dress in season two. Oh man, I want it now!

Jason Wu jewel-toned satin coat - Killing Eve

The dusty-pink Burberry trench and Balenciaga open-toe boots chosen for a Vienna shopping spree in season one.

dusty-pink Burberry trench and Balenciaga open-toe boots

The playful Miu Miu printed sundress was an apt choice for an ice cream jaunt on the Champs-Élysées in season one.

Miu Miu printed sundress

Season two’s Rosie Assoulin blouse (in pink as a “bit of a homage to that Molly Goddard moment”, Mitchell told Vogue) paired with a taffeta skirt and flamboyant ’80s Christian Lacroix earrings.

Rosie Assoulin blouse

And finally, that Molly Goddard frothy tulle dress from season one, which was definitely Villanelle’s most slaying moment of all.

Molly Goddard frothy tulle dress - Killing Eve

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Text: Irina Gorskaia

Images: Vogue

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