Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Midnight Blue Dinner Suit Back in Time in Tomorrow Never Dies

For Tomorrow Never Dies, costume designer Lindy Hemming looked to the 1930s for inspiration in designing Pierce Brosnan's Brioni dinner suit. The 1930s saw many inno...

The Brown Trilby

In the first four James Bond films, Sean Connery's Bond wears or carries a brown felt trilby hat. Lock & Co. Hatters takes credit for the trilby in Dr. No, b...

The Ulster Coat in On Her Majesty’s Secret Service

Bond, as Sir Hilary Bray, keeps warm outdoors on Christmas wearing an Ulster and tweed trilby, appropriate country clothes. The Ulster coat may be mistaken for an in...

A Charcoal Double-Breasted Overcoat for a Funeral

Similar to the vicuña-coloured overcoat that Bond wore in Tomorrow Never Dies, Bond wears a charcoal double-breasted overcoat to a funeral two years later in The W...

Skiing in Cortina

In For Your Eyes Only, Bond goes skiing in Cortina d'Ampezzo dressed in Bogner Skiwear. The Bogner clothing brand was started by skiier Willy Bogner, Sr., whose so...

The Cheviot Tweed Windowpane Suit in The World Is Not Enough

Whilst in Scotland in The World is Not Enough, Bond wears a Cheviot tweed suit made by Brioni. This suit is charcoal (probably in a black and grey birdseye weave) ...

The Monogrammed Dressing Gown in Live and Let Die

Roger Moore is introduced as Bond in a dressing gown and pyjamas. Live and Let Die was a big movie for dressing gowns (with Bond wearing three total). The half-sle...

Morning Dress Mistake in Licence to Kill

For Felix Leiter's wedding in Licence to Kill, the wedding party wears morning dress. Presumably Felix rented the morning dress because it follows few conventions ...