Monthly Archives: April 2012

The Famous North By Northwest Suit

"He's a well-tailored one, isn't he," says Martin Landau's character Leonard. Alfred Hitchcock's North By Northwest set the tone for all spy films to come in the...

The Light Brown Silk Suit

Last year we looked at the elephant grey silk suit Bond wears in Moonraker. In The Spy Who Loved Me, Bond wears an identical suit from Angelo, Roma in light brow...

The Roman/Military/Equestrian Shoulder

Though not all the same, the Roman shoulder, military shoulder and equestrian shoulder are all strongly structured shoulders with a straight line and generous pa...

Introducing Skyfall

Daniel Craig is back in Tom Ford for Skyfall, which will be released 26 October later this year. Jany Temime, known for the Harry Potter films, is reported to be...

The English Straight Shoulder

The tailors on London's Savile Row and its neighbouring streets are known for making many types of shoulders, from Anderson & Sheppard's softly structured should...

The Soft Shoulder

The shoulder is the most defining aspect of a suit's silhouette. Shoulders can be padded or unpadded, straight, curved or pagoda-shaped. But what is a soft shoul...

Woman of Straw: The White Dinner Jacket

Another iconic piece from Goldfinger also first appears in Woman of Straw: the white dinner jacket. It sees a little more use in this film than it does in Goldfi...

Woman of Straw: The Hacking Jacket

In 1964, Sean Connery starred in a crime thriller called Woman of Straw, and it features many of the same clothes that Connery wears a few months later in Goldfi...