Tag: Black Tie

Dinner suits, Dinner jackets and Tuxedos

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...

Tom Cruise’s Midnight Blue Dinner Suit in Mission: Impossib...

Tom Cruise has done his best to take on James Bond this century in his Mission: Impossible series, not only in action and stunts but in style too. In the fourth fi...

Cubby Broccoli’s Dinner Suit at the 54th Academy Awards

At the 54th Academy Awards® in 1982, Roger Moore presented James Bond series producer Albert R. “Cubby” Broccoli with the Irving G. Thalberg Memorial Award. This...

OK Connery: Neil Connery in Black Tie

In 1967, Sean Connery’s younger brother Neil Connery starred in an Italian spy film called OK Connery, which is also known as Operation Kid Brother and Operation D...

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...