Tag: Turnbull and Asser

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...

Sea Island Cotton

James Bond has a long history of wearing Sea Island cotton. Ian Fleming wrote in his novels that Bond wears a "dark blue Sea Island cotton shirt" in Moonraker, "da...

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 Royal Oxford Shirt

The royal oxford shirt should be more popular than it is. Though Bond has primarily worn poplin shirts throughout the series, Pierce Brosnan wears royal oxford s...

Open-Collar Shirts

For most people today, ties are limited to wearing only for special occasions. A formal shirt—dress shirt to the Americans—is meant to be worn with a tie, but it...

Anatomy of a Turnbull & Asser Shirt

We all know Turnbull & Asser for making shirts for not only four of the six James Bond actors, but also for Bond creator Ian Fleming and the first Bond film ...

Grenadine Silk Uncovered

Today is the third anniversary of the first post on The Suits of James Bond, the dinner suit in Dr. No. But I'd like to revisit another one of my early topics, the g...

Never Say Never Again: Business Casual?

In Never Say Never Again, Sean Connery wears an odd choice of clothing aboard the Flying Saucer. A sky blue shirt with black trousers is more like the standard u...