Monthly Archives: March 2012

Consider the Placket

You know that strip of fabric down the front of your shirt that you button through? That's called a placket and can be found on almost all traditional English shirts...

A Grey Glen Check Suit in Amsterdam in Diamonds Are Forever

In Diamonds Are Forever, James Bond wears a lightweight suit in a very subtle black and white glen check in Amsterdam, posing as Peter Franks. The glen check is ...

Navy and Black Together in The Living Daylights

Timothy Dalton, who turned 66 last week, wears a navy and black outfit for his showdown with Brad Whitaker in The Living Daylights. Though black shoes are the de...

Charcoal Suit in Bilbao in The World Is Not Enough

One of the most popular suits during Pierce Brosnan's Bond tenure is the charcoal worsted serge suit from Brioni he wears in the beginning of The World is Not Enou...

Dressing For Your Season: Spring

We last looked at the winter complexion, the dark colouring we most associate with Bond. But the traditional dark blue and grey suits that look so good on those ...

Terrycloth Bathrobe

When at Shrublands helath clinic in Thunderball, Bond wears some terrycloth garments provided by the clinic. His pale blue bathrobe has a narrow shawl collar, a pa...

Anthony Sinclair Returns

Sean Connery's tailor Anthony Sinclair is back in business at No. 6 Sackville Street in London. Though Sinclair himself is no longer around, British designer David...

Dressing For Your Season: Winter

Traditionally, men dress in colours that complement their surroundings. We wear blue and grey in the city, brown and green in the country and black for formal wear...