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Noble House: Pierce Brosnan’s Peaked-Lapel Dinner Suit

Happy 65th birthday to Pierce Brosnan! Though Pierce Brosnan missed out on playing James Bond a year earlier, he was able to dress the part in a peaked-lapel ...

Studs, Buttons or Fly Front? How a Black Tie Shirt Should Fasten

The dress shirt—also called an evening shirt, a Tuxedo shirt or a formal shirt—is a shirt worn for the black tie dress code with a dinner jacket (Tuxedo) and can...

Dressing Left or Right with the Four-in-Hand Knot

Some people prefer symmetrical tie knots, like the Windsor and half Windsor knots, and others prefer asymmetrical knots, like the simple four-in-hand. Tie knots ...

Two White Shirts from Frank Foster

Frank Foster shirts are like classical architecture, with all of the elements perfectly balanced and every part in harmony. In plain white, these bespoke shirts are ...

Bond in Motion: James Bond’s Clothes on Display

Bond in Motion at the London Film Museum Covent Garden is the ultimate museum exhibit for James Bond fans, but it is one I have yet to visit. My friend Peter Bro...

Sheer Elegance: The Voile Shirt

It takes both a bold and elegant man to wear a shirt made of voile. That man sounds like James Bond. Alan Flusser defines voile in his book Dressing the Man a...

The Avengers (1998): Chalk Stripe Suit With an Unusual Waistcoat

The 1960s Avengers television series, in its incarnation starring Patrick Macnee as John Steed and Diana Rigg as Mrs Emma Peel, was remade into a film in 1998 ca...

Shoes or No Shoes in the House for James Bond?

Different cultures have different practises as to wearing footwear in the home. The British, like James Bond, traditionally leave their shoes on at home. On the othe...

Sir James Bond’s Double-Breasted Victorian Morning Suit in ...

The most flamboyant and ridiculous film directly related to James Bond was released in 1967 and took the title of Ian Fleming's first James Bond story, Casino Ro...

How to Pair Socks With Suits Like James Bond

James Bond keeps it simple when it comes to pairing his hosiery with his suits. Though some people like to draw attention to their ankles by wearing boldly colou...