We need to hand it to the Elementary costume department (namely, head wardrobe mistress Rebecca Hofherr) for the subtle (or was it completely coincidental?) wink at Sherlock’s (Jonny Lee Miller) burgeoning sex life with the use of one word printed on his post-coitus t-shirt: lucky.
He has been lucky indeed. Between cases, it seems, our detective has been between the sheets with a mortician, a magician, a school teacher, an archeologist, a pastor “of some sort,” and then, of course, the subject of last week’s show (Season 2, Episode 15, “Corpse de Ballet“), a ballerina.
There’s probably a lot of psychoanalyzing that could be done around the types of women he’s been bringing to bed (hey, at least Mr. Anti-Social doesn’t seem to have a “type”), but instead I’ll just give him some props for choosing to keep his revolving door well oiled by not letting the girls linger in the a.m.
I think it’s a pretty genius move that Sherlock insists Watson (Lucy Liu) offers his lady du jour a to-go cup of coffee in the morning. It says so much and yet takes little to no effort execute.
Players of the world: take note.
JOAN’S STRIPED/CONTRAST-PATTERN SLEEP SHIRT:
Anthropologie Blue Backstory Tee (no longer available)
GET THE LOOK:Anthropologie Block Pocket Tee
JOAN’S BLACK AND WHITE GRAPHIC-PRINT SHIFT DRESS:
AllSaints Resonate Dress
GET THE LOOK FOR LESS:Tahari ASL Ivory and Black Printed DresTahari Contrast Hem Print Twill Sheath DressForever 21 Blurred Lines Shift Dress
JOAN’S BLACK AND WHITE CONTRAST TRIM DRESS:
A.L.C. Hess Dress (no longer available)
GET THE LOOK:Nine West Boatneck Tunic Dress with PocketsCalvin Klein L/S Belted Shirtdressjcpenney Worthington Colorblock Shirtdress
JOAN’S STONE-COLORED SHEARLING MOTO JACKET:
Helmut Lang Weathered Shearling Jacket in Mute (no longer available)
GET THE LOOK:Old Navy Women’s Faux-Shearling Moto JacketsWallis Stone Shearling Coat
JOAN’S RED AND BLUE, TIE-NECK SLEEVELESS DRESS:
Marc Jacobs Printed Wool Twill Dress
GET THE LOOK FOR LESS:Pair the Tea Rose Sleeveless Tie Neck Solid Top (in blue) with the Boden Wow Pencil skirt (in red/navy tweed)
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