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From Tailors with Love: Craig v Cruise, with Chris Laverty

This week on the podcast Peter Brooker and I talk with Chris Laverty, founder of the blog Clothes on Film (which I contributed to many years ago) and author of...

Do Bond Actors Choose Their Screen Wardrobe?

We will never know for sure how much say any of the James Bond actors have had over the clothes they wear in the character, but some have provided more input than o...

Judging a Suit’s Fit on Screen

How a suit fits is objective in some ways and subjective in others. At the extremes, a suit that is too small will either not button at the jacket's waist or tr...

From Tailors with Love: Behind the Scenes with The Suits of James...

Pete interviewed me on this week's podcast to find out what goes on behind the scenes of this blog and how it started. We also took a number of questions from o...

A Guide to James Bond’s Slip-On Shoes and Loafers

Though not a modern Bond staple, the slip-on shoe is an essential item of the classic James Bond wardrobe. It was the preferred footwear for Ian Fleming's Bond,...

From Tailors with Love: Sophie Harley and the Algerian Love Knot

This week on From Tailors with Love Pete speaks with jewellery designer Sophie Harley, the creator of the Algerian Love Knot as seen in Casino Royale and Quantu...

A Bespoke Anthony Sinclair Wedding Dinner Suit — Part 2: Cut and ...

In the Part 1 in this series on my midnight blue wool-and-mohair wedding dinner suit I described the process that led to me to getting this dinner suit for my w...

From Tailors with Love: Alternative James Bond Watches

This week on From Tailors with Love, Bobby Morelli from Matched Perfectly joins Peter Brooker to discuss people's fascination with watches and the emotional att...

A Bespoke Anthony Sinclair Wedding Dinner Suit — Part 1: Deciding...

Last month I was married in a bespoke midnight blue Anthony Sinclair dinner suit from Mason & Sons. Anthony Sinclair was the London tailor who made all of Sean ...

From Tailors with Love: Casino Royale at Secret Cinema and Bond B...

Pete went to see Casino Royale at Secret Cinema in London and interviewed the creative producers Kevin and Tom, with some help from Managing Editor of James Bon...