Tag: Black Tie

Dinner suits, Dinner jackets and Tuxedos

James Bond’s Warm-Weather Black Tie Etiquette

After 30 years, James Bond will once again be wearing an ivory dinner jacket in Spectre. Bond started a tradition of often wearing an ivory dinner jacket in warm c...

James Bond’s Dinner Jackets by Colour: Black, Midnight Blue and I...

Do you prefer James Bond in a black, midnight blue or ivory dinner jacket? The following infographic shows each colour of Bond's dinner jackets (also known as Tuxedo...

James Bond’s Preference for Midnight Blue Dinner Suits

Since Skyfall was released in 2012, midnight blue dinner suits (tuxedos) have become very popular. James Bond has had a long history of wearing midnight blue dinne...

The Avengers: Creative Eveningwear in Red

The first episode of The Avengers in colour, "From Venus with Love" in 1967, takes full advantage of colour by placing Patrick Macnee's John Steed in a claret red ...

50 Years of James Bond in Black Tie Infographic

I've created an infographic that breaks down James Bond's 28 black tie outfits by every part of the outfit. All illustrations are based on examples from the James Bo...

Columbo: Three-Piece Dinner Suit

With New Year's Eve coming up shortly, let's look at more black tie inspiration. Milos Columbo, played by Topol in For Your Eyes Only, looks elegant in his three-p...

OSS 117’s Alpaca Dinner Suit

It's almost the end of another year. For many people New Year's Eve means black tie, and Jean Dujardin's example in the French spy spoof OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Sp...

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.: Dinner Suit and Backless Waistcoat

Napoleon Solo, Ian Fleming's creation for the American television series The Man from U.N.C.L.E played by Robert Vaughn, wears black tie just as well as James Bond...