Tag: Brioni

Commander of the Cloth, Part 4: Daniel Craig

Over the course of Daniel Craig's four James Bond films he has been dressed by three different costume designers and tailored by two different brands. Because of thi...

Commander of the Cloth, Part 3: Pierce Brosnan

Pierce Brosnan's James Bond wardrobe brought Bond's suits and coats up to the new standards of the 1990s. Lighter weights had become the standard in luxury Itali...

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...

A Tale of Two Tuxedos: Opposite Ends of Black Tie

It was the best of ties, it was the worst of ties. Not all ways of wearing black tie (a dinner jacket/tuxedo) are equal, but the differences with regards to how ...

Five James Bonds dressed by Lindy Hemming at Madame Tussauds

To coincide with the release of Spectre in 2015, the Madame Tussauds wax museum put together an exhibit of the first five James Bond actors, portrayed as they we...

The Relationship Between the Pieces of a Suit

Whether two pieces or three pieces, a suit is one garment and every piece of it must fit together. A suit should be tailored and styled to look unified and flow ...

Choosing Tom Ford vs Brioni vs English Bespoke

James Bond's suits over the past five decades have come from a variety of sources, each with their own benefits and drawbacks. The most notable providers of James Bo...

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...