Monthly Archives: July 2011

The Safari Camp Shirt in The Man with the Golden Gun

Roger Moore is well known for his casual safari clothing. I'll never understand why some people insist on comparing these clothes to leisure suits when they are ro...

Ivory Linen Dinner Jacket in the Country in A View to a Kill

Chantilly in northern France isn't the most appropriate place for an ivory dinner jacket, even in summertime. This scene takes place in late June, not long after t...

Red Grant: A Heavy Grey and Brown Stripe Suit

From time to time I'll be writing about the clothing worn by James Bond villains. Their clothing always says a lot about their character and always contrasts Bon...

Ian Fleming: The Spy Who Loved Me (1962)

"James Bond glanced over his shoulder at them and then got down off his stool and took off his raincoat and hat and put them on top of his case and climbed back." (C...

A Floral Shirt for Cuba in Die Another Day

Floral patterns typically aren't Bond's style, but this light blue on blue floral "Hawaiian" shirt in linen seems appropriate in Cuba. The shirt has half sleeves a...

Horsebit Moccasins

Throughout the 1970s, Roger Moore often wore horsebit moccasins. The style was first created by Gucci in the 1960s and reached its highest popularity in the 1980s....

Brown Suit in Bolivia in Quantum of Solace

Mohair tonic makes an excellent suit for the warm weather of Bolivia (actually Panama) because of the cool-wearing properties of mohair. The fabric is a pinpoint w...

Tan Cotton Safari Sports Coat in The Spy Who Loved Me

Cotton is not used much in tailored clothing because it is not a very strong fibre compared to wool, linen or silk. And because it isn't going to last as long, c...