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Variations on the Blue Shirt

I was recently at Frank Foster selecting two new blue shirts and had a difficult time choosing the blues that I had in mind. Blue is one of the most popular and usef...

From Tailors with Love: Episode 3 – Dr. No, Part 2

In the third episode of From Tailors with Love, Peter and I talk more about the clothes of Dr. No, my recent trip to London and the Bondian Brioni suits that Tom Cru...

From Tailors with Love: Episode 2 – Dr. No, Part 1

The second episode of From Tailors with Love is here, and Peter and I are talking about Dr. No and the latest Bond-related release from Orlebar Brown. You can downlo...
Dr. No Dinner Suit

Dinner Jacket Facings: Satin, Grosgrain and Others

One detail primarily separates an ordinary black suit from a dinner suit: silk lapel facings. There are a number of other details that a dinner suit (also called...

A New Podcast About James Bond Clothing

I'm excited to announce a new podcast about James Bond clothing called From Tailors with Love! Peter Brooker of Human Research and I are hosting it, and we will ...

A Light Grey Mohair and Wool Suit in Dr. No

Sean Connery's light grey mohair suit from Dr. No was previously covered here, but it shared a post with another suit in the same cut with the same details. Sinc...

Max Zorin: A Charcoal Morning Suit

It's June and Royal Ascot is in the air! James Bond's first look at A View to a Kill's villain Max Zorin, played by Christopher Walken, in person is at Royal Asc...

A Dark Grey Flannel Suit in Jamaica in Dr. No

This blog previously covered the grey flannel suit in Dr. No, but not in much depth. The suit also shared the article with a suit of another cloth in the same cu...

(00)7 Special Details on a James Bond-Quality Suit

James Bond's suits have quality details that set them apart from the average suit. There are many stylistic details and construction methods found in Bond's suits th...

The Trendy Medium Blue Dinner Suit (Tuxedo)

Ever since Daniel Craig dressed in what appeared to be a royal blue Tom Ford dinner suit on some of the Skyfall posters, medium blue became a popular colour for ...