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Turtleneck with Tailoring: An Alternative James Bond Style

Before the open-neck shirt with tailoring became popular, there was another way men wore their suits and jackets without a tie. In the 1960s men started replacing their ties and shirts with turtlenecks—also called roll necks or polo necks—in order to get away from the t...

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Tweed (00)7 Ways: How James Bond Wears the Classic Cloth

Tweed is a heavy, rough and tough woollen fabric that originated in the British Isles. It was designed for outdoor wear in th...

(00)7 Times When Roger Moore’s Bond Came Ill-Prepared in Loafers

Roger Moore's James Bond is known for his penchant for loafers, whether they're penny loafers, bit loafers or tassel loafers. Whi...

A James Bond-Inspired Blazer and Trousers from Alan David Custom

My wardrobe was desperately in need of two items to complete one of my favourite James Bond looks: a new double-breasted blaz...

Roger Moore’s Safari Suit at Cannes in 1977

On 20 May 1977, Roger Moore and Barbara Bach attended the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France to promote The Spy Who Loved...

How James Bond Balances Versatility and Specificity in his Wardrobe

Versatility is a wonderful thing, especially for men just starting to build their wardrobe and men on a lower budget. Versati...

James Bond’s Gold and Silver Blazer Buttons

There are numerous definitions of the term 'blazer'. In the 21st century, I hesitantly say that 'blazer' has become a synonym of ...

James Bond’s Black-and-White Suits

The combination of black and white is an essential part of James Bond’s look. The dinner jacket is Bond’s signature look, and...

Ranking the (00)7 Best-Dressed Bond Villains

James Bond villains are known for their flash, but some of them wear their creative styles in a tasteful way. Only a handful of B...

James Bond’s (00)7 Dandiest Outfits

Bond is known for being well-dressed but not especially foppish. It's the main reason why his style seems accessible, despite its...

Bond Wardrobe Review 20: Die Another Day (2002)

Die Another Day was made during one of the best times for menswear and one of the worst times for menswear. In the early 2000s there were no new trends in suits, and that's not a bad thing. Suits were hardly any different than they were in the 1930s: well-balanced, structured and traditional.

How James Bond Dresses for Funerals and Mourning

Death is a way of life for James Bond, so it’s no surprise that he finds himself frequently attending funerals. Funerals are ...

Making Excuses for Licence to Kill’s Wardrobe

People often try to explain to me why the wardrobe in Licence to Kill is different from and not up to the usual standards of Jame...