Tag: Flannel

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...

The Avengers: Steed’s Signature Suit

With the first day of September here, it's time in the Northern Hemisphere to look toward autumn clothes. John Steed of The Avengers, played by Patrick Macnee, wea...

Could it be herringbone flannel?

The exact cloth of Sean Connery's blue suit in Goldfinger and Woman of Straw is a difficult one to make out. It's a heavy cloth and has a mottled appearance, so it...

Woman of Straw: The Charcoal Flannel Suit and Navy Overcoat

It's time again to look at one of Sean Connery's Goldfinger suits in its original setting in Woman of Straw. Both Woman of Straw and Goldfinger end with Sean Con...