Tailoring

What is a Coat, Jacket, Suit, Blazer? A Glossary of These and Mor...

To clarify some terms and types of tailored coats, jackets and suits and the differences between all of them, I have written a glossary. The links within the definit...

Variations of the Shawl Collar on a Dinner Jacket

Though shawl collar is not the style of dinner jacket that James Bond has worn the most often, it might be the style that he is most associated with. Sean Conner...

Commander of the Cloth, Part 2: Roger Moore

Continuing from where Sean Connery left off, Roger Moore's suits are made of many of the same types of fabrics that Connery's are. Like Connery, Moore wears a lo...

Commander of the Cloth, Part 1: Sean Connery

While the colours of James Bond's suits are evident in the films, the more specific fabrics or cloths that the suits are made from—known as suitings—and the comp...

The Herringbone Suit: An Underappreciated James Bond Classic

Herringbone, named after the skeleton of the herring fish, is a popular pattern that can be seen in many sorts of applications, from road paving to wood and tile...

The Button Three Lapel Roll

Three is the most traditional number of button for the front of a suit jacket or sports coat. Not all jackets with three buttons are created equal, and there are...

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service Style: Are George Lazenby&#...

Happy 78th birthday to George Lazenby today! Though Lazenby wore a few items as Bond or as Bond masquerading as Sir Hilary Bray that have given him a bad name sa...

(00)7 Special Details on Bond’s Suits

James Bond's suits often have elements that subtly set them apart from the average high street offerings. While many brands have jumped on the bandwagon of working c...