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(00)7 Variations on the Solid Tie

No tie is more Bondian than the solid tie, particularly in a dark colour. While the knitted tie may be the most quintessential James Bond necktie, there are many ot...

James Bond vs the iGent, Part 2: Breaking Rules that Don’t ...

There are many rules about how to dress classically and properly that the iGent follows. These rules are based on 1930s and 1940s mens fashions but are more limited...

From Tailors with Love: Jonathan Sothcott on Doug Hayward

Prolific British film producer Jonathan Sothcott joins me and Pete Brooker on one of the most exciting episodes of From Tailors with Love to tell us stories of ...

Pierce Brosnan’s Classic Black Swim Trunks in GoldenEye

Some Bonds, like Sean Connery and Daniel Craig, like to swim. The others not so much. One of the rare times we see another Bond in swimwear is with Pierce Brosn...

(00)7 Sean Connery Bond Outfits That Daniel Craig Repurposed

Happy 89th birthday to Sean Connery! Connery's James Bond style is not just influential to fans like us but also to other Bonds. Daniel Craig has paid homage to Sean...

From Tailors with Love: McQueen v Craig, with Iconic Alternatives...

On From Tailors with Love this week, Peter Brooker and I talk with John of Iconic Alternatives, an incredible website that finds affordable alternatives for Jam...

James Bond vs the iGent, Part 1: Rules, Conventions and Taste

The term iGent—short for internet gentleman—is used to describe people who discuss tailored clothing on the internet and/or post photos of themselves in tailore...

(00)7 Rules to Wearing a Suit with a James Bond Mentality

Having one of James Bond's suits is not enough to wear a suit like James Bond does. The suit itself is only halfway to dressing like James Bond. Wearing a suit like...

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...