John opines …
… I am not a fan of leather trousers unless you are going to a fancy dress party. Private Eye spotted this and delved into both price and whether or not ‘leathers in the commons’ were indeed de rigour?
I think the Tories have long been wearing their leathers – just maybe not as visibly as our Theresa is. More shall we say behind the closed doors of the London Clubs.
I am wondering if there is something even deeper at work. Maybe Theresa reads The Daily Kos – and is trying to one up Putin before Trumpet takes over.
Graham suggests that
.. it takes a special sort of talent to put together and wear a leather-based outfit that gains nothing at all from its associations. Like a red dress, by implication it calls for a little panache… and panache has left the building.