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From Tailors with Love: Episode 22 — The James Bond Wedding Look

This week Pete and I discuss the best James Bond look for a wedding, as well as the different trends in wedding attire over time and the horrors that plague bot...

A Black Double-Breasted Dinner Suit Made for The Man with the Gol...

Until Spectre came along, The Man with the Golden Gun was the only James Bond film in which Bond wears an ivory dinner jacket as his sole dinner jacket. However, it...

The Two-Button Shirt Collar and James Bond

While almost all shirt collars fasten with one button, the rare shirt collar has two stacked buttons. A collar with a very high stand needs a second button to k...

From Tailors with Love: Episode 21 — The James Bond Summer Wardro...

This week Pete and I talk about our favourite James Bond summer wardrobe items. Listen to find out what these outfits are, what is wearable today and what is a ...

The Avengers (1998): Sean Connery’s Teddy Bear Suit

If Sean Connery's red outfit from Zardoz—something I left few words about on this blog in honour of Sean Connery's 83rd birthday—is the most absurd getup Sean C...

The Degrees of Suit Formality

Not all suits share the same level of formality. The formality of a suit is determined primarily by the suit's cloth but also by the colour, the number of pieces, t...

From Tailors with Love: Episode 20 — Rules for James Bond Influen...

Because I was held prisoner (the flu captured me), Pete had to do a From Tailors with Love podcast entirely without me. Pete talks with Nik Speller, head of cam...

Sean Connery’s Dinner Jacket Sold at Auction

On 6 Mar 2007, Bonhams in Knightsbridge offered for auction a dinner suit that they wrote was the dinner jacket that Connery wears in Thunderball. Their lot det...

From Tailors with Love: SPYSCAPE Special

In this bonus episode of From Tailors with Love, I discuss my visit to Spyscape and James Bond clothiers Turnbull & Asser, N.Peal and Tom Ford on a fantasti...

The New York City Bond Experience

Photo by The Bond Experience. This weekend I was a member of a New York City James Bond tour led by the renowned David Zaritsky of The Bond Experience, including...