Tag: Secret Agent

Get the Look: Mrs. Emma Peel

I must admit, I was a bit skeptical the very first time I started watching season four of The Avengers many moons ago. Honor Blackman’s Mrs. Gale had already secured her special place inside my leather-sheathed heart, and I couldn’t imagine anybody possibly filling those kinky boots. I had seen plenty of photos of

Get the Look: Mrs. Catherine Gale

There aren’t many television characters who have rattled our imaginations the way Cathy Gale did when she first made her appearance on The Avengers in 1962. A lethal combination of brains, brawn, attitude and style, the icy cool British agent – portrayed by the beautiful and impossibly elegant Honor Blackman

Get the Look: Modesty Blaise

Sophia Loren, Gina Lollobrigida, Claudia Cardinale – Italy has produced more than its fair share of voluptuous, cat-eyed bombshells. But there is one Italian beauty who often gets overlooked, especially outside continental Europe – the elegant and delightfully angular Monica Vitti. The first time I saw Vitti on film was

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