Canvas of lies: what Dominic Cummings tote bag and gilets tell

From his quilted gilet and tote bags to his crumpled shirts and hoodie, Cummings’ look is as chaotic and misguided as the no deal Brexit he is determined to realise

Dominic Cummings might be best known for being found in contempt of parliament and masterminding its prorogation. But his most egregious act is possibly wearing – day-in, day-out – a gilet.

French for vest, this item of clothing would seem to be the extremely Europhobic Cummings’ sartorial bread and butter. He is rarely seen not wearing one – or without the minutes for a covert plan to undermine democracy.

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