For part 1 of the fashion in the Poirot series click here!
"To sit in the sun-what could be more charming? To step from your pedestal at the zenith of your fame-what could be a grander gesture? They say of me: "That is Hercule Poirot!-The great-the unique!-There was never any one like him, there never will be!" Eh bien-I am satisfied. I ask no more. I am modest."The following screenshots come from the series 2 episode 'Peril at End House'. The story is placed at the Cornish coast with the Majestic Hotel and a mansion 'End house' as the background. Let me walk you through the garments that appear in this episode!
A crisp, white blouse with asymmetrical neckline an
in a contrasting, pastel stripe fabric (of course in combination with a matching skirt!) Complemented by a large 'cartwheel' hat:
A beach scene with bathing suits for ! Poirot wears a summery white 3-piece suit as usual. His favourite flower brooch is a a re
The first of the wide-legged one-piece pajamas in the movie with a sash, piping and geometric inserts on the top:
30's evening gowns - a lot of draped capes, gloves, hair adornments...
Unfortunately this flowery georgette evening gown with a cape is only appearing in a few moving shots (dancing by). The purple gloves are embroidered!
Also only a close-up of this quite simple black satin evening gown:
Look at the lady painting!
The second beach-pajamas with a matching red-white hat and matching shoes:
Halter neck and an open back:
And there are even more details! The red fabric is striped:
And there is also a matching bolero with gathered sleeves. Just look how the buttons are placed to attach the trousers to the top:
A little bit of home-wear, the Asian influenced kimono. By the early 1900's, the Japanese kimono became popular as a Dressing Gown:
Formal diner dress with cut-outs under the flutter sleeves:
Capes to keep you warm with red sequins and white fur:
A pretty art-deco hat and again a color coordinated gown with a cape an
Geometric patterned dress and interior:
Hotel staff: a hotel clerck in a black and white uniform. Look at the construction of the collar! The maid wears the colors and patterns that are used in the interior:
Another head scarf and a simple black dress with cutout and metallic embroidery:
In a brief scene Miss Lemon arrives by train, look at those pretty shoes!
Unfortunately we don't get to see the blouse hiding under the jacket, but let's explore her travel-wardrobe:
Miss Lemon prefers a simple formal dress with a brooch, a necklace in a matching color and black gloves:
A brown day dress with open sleeves and ruches, and a hat with a hatpin:
A day-dress with a green and yellow geometric print and a crisp white jabot collar:
A formal hat with ribbon adornment and a grey and black dress with pretty lines:
A totally different style of hat with feathers and fur:
Black and white hat with feathers, a black and white dress with a lot of buttons and a Greek style flowy pale blue gown: