Tag: Ties

Ties That Bond: A Graphic of All of James Bond’s Ties

Click on the image above for a larger size (4.5 mb). Download a scalable pdf here (7.5 mb). Here are a few observations about James Bond's ties: All of S...

Woven Tie Patterns

Sean Connery, George Lazenby and Timothy Dalton wear mostly solid ties in their James Bond films, and Roger Moore wears solid, striped and printed ties in his Jame...

Q’s History Through Ties

Desmond Llewelyn says in the Licence to Kill DVD commentary, "I wear a different tie every time, and I have sort of the history of Q worked out." Llewelyn brought hi...

Printed Ties

Whilst the more conservative English ties are made in woven patterns like basket weaves, repp stripes and traditional checks, as well as simply and complex dobby a...

Striped Ties

Roger Moore's James Bond is the only one who wears striped ties. Until Moore became Bond, all of James Bond's ties were solid. The only exception is the tie Bond...

All Blue for Bond

No, I'm not talking about the Miles Davis tune "All Blues." Usually when Sean Connery wears a blue suit in the Bond films, everything else he wears is blue. Well...

Two Grenadine-Esque Ties in Skyfall

Continuing on the topic of tie weaves, let's look at some more recent ties in the series. The Tom Ford ties in Skyfall, like the ones that came before in Quantum...

Grenadine Garza Fina Weave

When I made the illustration of grenadine garza grossa silk—the type of silk most of Sean Connery's Bond ties were made from—I figured I should also do the other...