Monthly Archives: September 2011

Ian Fleming: The Man with the Golden Gun (1965)

"Wearing his usual rig—dark-blue single-breasted suit, white shirt, thin black knitted silk tie, black casuals— but they all look brand-new. Raincoat bought yesterda...

This is a mission, not a fancy dress ball

Saunders rudely greets Bond, first telling him that he's late and then saying that he's overdressed. In The Living Daylights, Bond wears a black shawl-collar dinner ...

Suede Shooting Vest and Brown Shirt

Bond wears a brown suede shooting vest on his visit to the title character's palace in Octopussy. The cartridge loops on the left chest are what identifies this ...

Sean Connery’s Blue Chalk Stripes

"So sorry to have ruined the line of your suit for nothing," said Blofeld after his men tore the left shoulder of his suit jacket. This Anthony Sinclair three-piec...
GoldenEye Plaid Suit

The GoldenEye Prince of Wales Check Suit

In GoldeneEye, Bond wears a Prince of Wales check 2-piece suit to the new M's office. The suit was originally made with a 6-button waistcoat, but it was not used i...

Black as Night: A V-Neck Jumper and Polo in Goldfinger

Goldfinger is the first time Bond goes out at night camouflaged in black. Black is the natural choice of clothing to wear if one wants to stay hidden at night sinc...

Ian Fleming: You Only Live Twice (1964)

"Bond's face and hands were of a light brown tint, his black hair, brightly oiled, was cut and neatly combed in a short fringe that reached halfway down his forehead...

The Thomas Crown Affair (1999): The 3-Piece Glen Plaid Suit

Just a few months before the release of The World Is Not Enough, Pierce Brosnan starred in one of his most notable films during his tenure as Bond, The Thomas Crow...