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Marco Sciarra: A Cream Silk Three-Piece Suit

Spectre opens with Bond on a mission from his former, late boss to kill a man named Marco Sciarra, played by actor and stuntman Alessandro Cremona. Like most Bon...

Set-In Flapped Breast Pockets

Fun, unusual details in menswear are somewhat of a rarity today. Fashion designers now experiment with awkward cuts and unflattering fits rather than having fun ...

How I Would Dress James Bond

I am often asked how I, Matt Spaiser, would dress James Bond if I were the costume designer of a Bond film. Particularly since I was unhappy with the way Daniel Crai...

The Conduit Cut and the Complex Simplicity of Connery Bond Style

Sean Connery's James Bond is considered by many to be one of the best-dressed men of film history, alongside Cary Grant, Gary Cooper, Fred Astaire and Steve McQu...

Sins: Timothy Dalton in Black and White Dinner Jackets

Happy birthday to Timothy Dalton! Timothy Dalton's last project released before he first starred as James Bond in The Living Daylights is the 1986 television ...

Five James Bonds dressed by Lindy Hemming at Madame Tussauds

To coincide with the release of Spectre in 2015, the Madame Tussauds wax museum put together an exhibit of the first five James Bond actors, portrayed as they we...

Roger Moore’s Grey Tweed Suit in That Lucky Touch

After completing The Man with the Golden Gun, Roger Moore starred alongside Susannah York in a 1975 British-German movie filmed in Belgium called That Lucky Touc...

Two Important Reasons Why Daniel Craig Wears Undersized Suits

Happy 49th Birthday to Daniel Craig! I have written much on this blog about the poor, shrunken fit of Daniel Craig's suits in Skyfall and Spectre, but there's...

The Fly Front Shirt for Black Tie and Beyond

A fly is a covering that conceals the mechanism that allows a garment to open, such as buttons or a zip. Look down and you'll most likely find a fly on your trou...

The Virtues of Black Shoes

Boring, conformist, unfashionable, unstylish and not versatile. These are just a few things people often say about black shoes. But black shoes are a staple of Jam...