Accessories

Studs, Buttons or Fly Front? How a Black Tie Shirt Should Fasten

The dress shirt—also called an evening shirt, a Tuxedo shirt or a formal shirt—is a shirt worn for the black tie dress code with a dinner jacket (Tuxedo) and can...

Dressing Left or Right with the Four-in-Hand Knot

Some people prefer symmetrical tie knots, like the Windsor and half Windsor knots, and others prefer asymmetrical knots, like the simple four-in-hand. Tie knots ...

How to Pair Socks With Suits Like James Bond

James Bond keeps it simple when it comes to pairing his hosiery with his suits. Though some people like to draw attention to their ankles by wearing boldly colou...

Why Does James Bond Still Always Wear a Tie?

Though once ubiquitous when dressing smartly, since the 1990s the neck tie has often been considered optional in many circles when wearing a suit. In business dr...

Suited and Booted: James Bond Takes It Literally

The Oxford Dictionaries defines the phrase as "smartly dressed", but James Bond is literally "suited and booted" on many occasions when he pairs an elegant pair ...

Dainite Studded Rubber Soles

The popular and versatile English-made Dainite studded rubber sole has been a feature of many of Daniel Craig's shoes in his James Bond films. Most English shoem...

Dark Navy Grenadine: The Most Versatile Tie Ever?

If you could only have one tie in your wardrobe, what tie would that be? Could one tie possibly take care of all tie-wearing needs? If there is one tie that coul...

Ties That Bond: A Graphic of All of James Bond’s Ties

Click on the image above for a larger size (4.5 mb). Download a scalable pdf here (7.5 mb). Here are a few observations about James Bond's ties: All of S...