The Escapist in Me Can’t Stop Thinking About Villanelle’s Puffy Pink Dress in Killing Eve

April 24, 2020 at 12:10AM


Ever since Killing Eve returned for a third season, my fashion daydreams have been more vivid than ever. Jodie Comer’s Villanelle has been my style icon from the start, and I deeply relate to her shopping addiction – don’t worry, that’s strictly the only aspect of her character I identify with. I have loved all of her head-to-toe looks throughout the past few years, but it’s a season one outfit that I can’t get out of my mind: that pink Molly Goddard dress and Balenciaga boot combination that cemented her as an icon.

Maybe it’s the fact that we’re staying inside all day, or that I have a closet of Spring dresses collecting dust, but I’ve had this ensemble in my thoughts constantly as I peruse retailers. There’s something about the absurdity of it; Villanelle, a hired assassin, prancing around in a glorified tutu. Or perhaps it’s the combination of a sweet dress with edgy boots that makes it stand out. If she was wearing strappy heels, I might not have thought twice about it.

Whatever the reason, this outfit is more special to me now than ever before. I just might attempt to match her level of frivolity by wearing a puffy bubblegum dress in my living room. What can I say, my escapist tendencies are more prevalent than ever these days. Read on to get a full view of Villanelle’s look, then shop some similar styles I have my eye on.

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