Tag: Frank Foster

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...

Button Cuffs

The button cuff, also known as the barrel cuff, is certainly the most forgettable of all shirt cuffs. They lack the personalisation that double cuff have from cuff...

The Lapidus Cuff

For The Spy Who Loved Me and Moonraker, Frank Foster made Roger Moore's shirts with a special kind of cuff: the tab cuff. Foster calls it the "Lapidus cuff", aft...