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Five James Bonds dressed by Lindy Hemming at Madame Tussauds

To coincide with the release of Spectre in 2015, the Madame Tussauds wax museum put together an exhibit of the first five James Bond actors, portrayed as they we...

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...

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...

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...