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James Bond’s Lounge Suit of Armour

In a recent conversation I had with Chuck Pollard, Founder and Creative Director of Sarto magazine, he said that he likes his suits to feel like armour. Then I thought, 'James Bond also likes his suits to feel like armour.' In a literal sense, suits can be like armour when ...

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