Tag: Black Tie

Dinner suits, Dinner jackets and Tuxedos

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 ...

Non-White Shirts for Black Tie

Part of the elegance and formality of black tie come from the contrast and balance of black and white in the outfit. However, even traditional black tie is not a...

Sins: Timothy Dalton in Black and White Dinner Jackets

Happy birthday to Timothy Dalton! Timothy Dalton's last project released before he first starred as James Bond in The Living Daylights is the 1986 television ...

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 Fly Front Shirt for Black Tie and Beyond

A fly is a covering that conceals the mechanism that allows a garment to open, such as buttons or a zip. Look down and you'll most likely find a fly on your trou...

Gustav Graves in 1930s-Inspired Black Tie

As a part of his efforts to cultivate the appearance of a wealthy and extravagant Englishman, Gustav Graves (Toby Stephens) wears an elegant black double-breaste...

Clarence Leiter’s Dinner Suit in the 1954 Casino Royale

James Bond was turned into the American "Jimmy Bond" for the American production of "Casino Royale" as part of CBS's Climax!. As a result, the CIA agent Felix Le...

Orson Welles’ Le Chiffre in the 1967 Casino Royale

Orson Welles plays Le Chiffre in the 1967 James Bond spoof Casino Royale wearing an outfit fitting for a colourful villain. Welles' segment of the film is the on...