Peering through tortoiseshell glasses and dressed in a baggy jumper, mushroom ... trends now
Dressed in a loose fitting, beige jumper, Erin Patterson appeared in court on Thursday in civilian clothing for the last time for the foreseeable future.
Instead, the 49-year old will be forced to wear prison greens as she's taken off to await trial within the confines of Victoria's notorious Dame Phyllis Frost Centre.
On Thursday, homicide squad detectives arrested Patterson at her Leongatha home and charged her with three counts of murder and five of attempted murder.
Patterson now faces months behind bars on remand, in a cold concrete cell most likely in isolation away from the general prison population.
Mushroom cook Erin Patterson as she appeared in court on Friday - peering from behind tortoiseshell glasses, hours after learning she had been charged with three counts of murder, and five of attempted murder. Court sketch by Anita Lester
On Friday, Patterson sat quietly within the LaTrobe Valley Magistrates' Court as her immediate fate was discussed.
The stay-at-home mum could do little but smile and