But the BBC’s corrupt copper drama has become more than just a compelling TV series – we’re also turning to Line of Duty to get some serious style #inspo (and we’re not talking about Steve Arnott’s array of waistcoats).
Yep, it seems as if everyone has gone wild for DI Kate Fleming’s sharp, choppy crop – which Vicky McClure effortlessly pulls off thanks to her enviably high cheekbones.
Fans of Line of Duty have expressed their desire to pull off Fleming’s famous do on Twitter (alongside sharing their numerous theories as to who H might be).
“I wish I had Vicky McClure’s hair,” one woman sighed.
“Vicky McClure, who cuts your hair?” asked a second fan. “I need it!”
“As a short haired person who hasn’t had her hair cut in MONTHS, the envy I feel of seeing
Now, Scottish newspaper The Daily Record has reported a surge in people requesting a Kate Fleming cut since hairdressers have reopened – with Vicky pretty much having the most desirable hair since the 90’s now infamous ‘The Rachel’.
Glaswegian hairdresser Taylor Ferguson, whose clients have included Lulu and Cherie Blair, told the publication: “Vicky McClure’s hair it is very current and that’s what people do now. They connect a haircut to a person they know who is current and will show us a photograph of them on their phone.
“Customers don’t tend to come in anymore with a specialist hair magazine and say ‘I want this bob. It’s definitely more about the person and someone they can find on the Internet.
“We’ve had some people asking for hair just like Line of Duty’s Kate Fleming and it is quite catwalky looking, and like something you’d see in a style magazine.”
And Kate Fleming’s sharp, suited style has also seen a recent surge in people shopping for fitted blazers – despite the warmer weather.
PrettyLittleThing has revealed that searches on site for “blazers” have risen a staggering 144 per cent in the past few weeks since the show began
Line of Duty may be concluding…but its style may be here to stay.
Line of Duty finishes Sunday at 9pm on BBC One.