Tag: Frank Foster

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...

Frank Foster (1923-2016)

Legendary shirt maker to the stars Frank Foster, born Lionel Frank in East London in 1923, has passed away at the age of 93. Frank Foster had the honour of creatin...

Breaking Down James Bond’s Cocktail Cuffs

Whether you call them cocktail cuffs, turnback cuffs, Dr. No cuffs, casino cuffs, flow-back cuffs, milanese cuffs, neapolitan cuffs, portofino cuffs or any other nam...

James Bond and Double Cuffs

The double cuff, also known as the French cuff, is a type of shirt cuff that folds back on itself and fastens with cufflinks. The double cuff is the most formal ty...

Shirt Pockets

Pockets are a common feature on shirts, but what shirts should have pockets? A true dress shirt—a shirt for black tie, white tie or morning dress—should never have...

Shirt Collar Width, Height and Point Length—and Poll!

The shirt's collar is one of the most important parts of a man's outfit because it frames the face. Whilst fit ranks paramount for all parts of a man's outfit, the...

Crossplot: A Double-Breasted Pinstripe Suit from The Saint

Roger Moore's 1969 film Crossplot is like a cross between an episode of The Saint and a James Bond film. Moore plays talent scout Gary Fenn, who is identical in ap...

Sean Connery’s Unique Shirts in Goldfinger

Anthony Sinclair's release of a Goldfinger-inspired shirt with rounded double cuffs motivated me to take a closer look at the actual shirts that Sean Connery wears...