Tag: Flannel

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...

Commander of the Cloth, Part 2: Roger Moore

Continuing from where Sean Connery left off, Roger Moore's suits are made of many of the same types of fabrics that Connery's are. Like Connery, Moore wears a lo...

Commander of the Cloth, Part 1: Sean Connery

While the colours of James Bond's suits are evident in the films, the more specific fabrics or cloths that the suits are made from—known as suitings—and the comp...

Jim Fanning: Navy Worsted Flannel Suit and Bow Tie

Douglas Wilmer, who played Jim Fanning in Octopussy, died Thursday at the age of 96. Wilmer was best known for playing Sherlock Holmes in the 1965 television serie...

Bill Tanner: Double-Breasted Charcoal Flannel Suit

Though Bernard Lee's M generally wasn't a fan of double-breasted suits—but he wears one in Dr. No—his chief of staff Bill Tanner prefers them. James Villiers plays...

Osato’s Charcoal Suit

Though black is now the prevailing colour for the lounge suit in Japan, that is not shown to be the case in You Only Live Twice back in 1967. Mr. Osato (Teru Shima...

Assignment K: A Double-Breasted Suit by Douglas Hayward

Stephen Boyd stars as Philip Scott in the 1968 spy thriller Assignment K, and throughout the film he wears suits by Douglas Hayward. Douglas Hayward tailored Roger...

Emile Leopold Locque’s Questionable Suit

Questionable taste is often the sign of a villain. Emile Leopold Locque, played by Michael Gothard in For Your Eyes Only, wears a suit that's just as suspicious as...