The Living Daylights

A Guide to Bond’s Pinstripes and Chalk Stripes

Since From Russia with Love, striped suits have been a staple of James Bond's wardrobe. There are many different kinds of stripes for suits, including pinstripes, ...

Q’s Glen Urquhart Check Suit in The Living Daylights

Q has a long tradition of wearing glen check suits, starting with Desmond Llewelyn's first appearance as Q in From Russia with Love. Most of the time the suits hav...

The Skydiving Jumpsuit

The Living Daylights opens with James Bond and two other 00 agents parachuting to a training exercise on Gibraltar. They're all wearing black skydiving jumpsuits, ...

Afghan Combat

During the climax of The Living Daylights, James Bond dresses as one of the Mujahideen in Afghanistan whilst fighting as one of them and also to disguise himself...

The Briefly-Seen Double-Breasted Dinner Suit

In the final scene of The Living Daylights we catch a glimpse of a peak lapel dinner suit on Timothy Dalton. Thanks to a Christie's auction on 17 September 1998,...

The Advantages of Braces

Not many people wear braces anymore. Sometimes called suspenders in America, braces are the most secure way to hold up one's trousers. When wearing braces, your ...
Timothy Dalton Grey Flannel Suit

Bratislava Grey Flannel Suit and Navy Coat

In the Bratislava winter in The Living Daylights, Timothy Dalton recalls classic James Bond suits with his medium grey flannel suit. It's a shame we don't see more...
The World is Not Enough Button 3

The Button Three Lapel Roll

The most traditional number of button for the front of a suit jacket is three. But there are a few different ways the lapels can be cut and sewn to control the w...