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(00)7 Essential James Bond Shirts to Own

What do most of James Bond's formal shirts have in common? They are light in colour and almost always solid. There are some basic guidelines to follow when getting a...

From Tailors with Love: Episode 6 – Interview with Elliot M...

In the latest episode of From Tailors with Love, Peter Brooker of Human Research and I talk about Sean Connery's Crab Key clothes in Dr. No. We also discuss how Brio...
Dr. No Dinner Suit

How Sean Connery Set the Fashion Template for Future James Bonds

More so than the James Bond of Ian Fleming's pages, Sean Connery's James Bond set the template for how subsequent screen Bonds would dress. Terence Young, the di...

From Tailors with Love: Episode 5 – Interview with Richard Anders...

In the fifth episode of From Tailors with Love, Peter Brooker of Human Research and I talk about Sean Connery's suits and blazer in Dr. No. Pete also discusses his B...

The Spy Who Loved Silk

Though silk is the standard material for a neck tie, James Bond shows plenty of love to silk beyond ties. Silk is often considered one of the world's most luxuri...

From Tailors with Love: Episode 4 – Interview with Adam Brown and...

In the fourth episode of From Tailors with Love, Peter Brooker of Human Research interviews Adam Brown of Orlebar Brown, who not only made Daniel Craig's swim trunks...

Black Tie the Morning After

James Bond is not only famous for wearing a dinner jacket when going out in the evening but also for often still wearing his dinner jacket the following morning....

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...