Sean Connery

Roped Sleeve Heads on James Bond

Roped sleeve heads are something often mentioned on this blog. Often called a "roped shoulder", a roped sleeve head describes the bumped shape or ridge of the sl...

(00)7 of James Bond’s Casual Staples

Though James Bond is best known for dressing up in suits and black tie, he's also typically well-dressed in his casual clothing. Considering today's casual society a...

Marnie: Sean Connery’s Taupe Herringbone Suit

For Alfred Hitchcock’s 1964 film Marnie, costume designer James Linn came up with varied wardrobe or suits and sports coats for Sean Connery to wear. For a large p...

James Bond and the Gauntlet (Turnback) Cuff

Before we are introduced to James Bond’s face in Dr. No, we first see his dinner jacket’s satin silk gauntlet cuffs. The gauntlet cuff, also known as a turnback cu...

How James Bond Looks Masculine and Sophisticated in His Suits

Nobody else combines masculinity and sophistication in the way that James Bond does. The masculinity comes from looking as much like the ideal man from the western...

James Bond’s Odd Jackets and Sports Coats

The odd jacket finally retuned to the James Bond series in Spectre after a twenty year absence. Bond has worn many odd jackets, sports coats and blazers throughout...

Navy Blazers: More Than Navy Suit Jackets with Metal Buttons

What is or isn't a blazer? By one definition, a blazer is a tailored jacket in navy—or less traditionally in other solid colours—with metal buttons. By another def...

Never Say Never Again: Bond Borrows a Striped Bathrobe

When Bond arrives aboard Largo's yacht the Flying Saucer in Never Say Never Again, he's wearing a wet suit. He removes the wetsuit immediately and when he climbs o...