Accessories

(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...

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: 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...

James Bond’s Bow Tie Shapes and Sizes

The black bow tie is one of the most iconic of James Bond symbols. Though James Bond only wears bow ties for black tie—and only in black and midnight blue—and never...

James Bond and the Tie Clip

A 1960s trend that has resurfaced in recent years along with the skinny tie, the tie clip is piece of men's jewellery that adds a bit of fun and a unique elegan...

Studs, Buttons or Fly Front? How a Black Tie Shirt Should Fasten

The dress shirt—also called an evening shirt, a Tuxedo shirt or a formal shirt—is a shirt worn for the black tie dress code with a dinner jacket (Tuxedo) and can...

Dressing Left or Right with the Four-in-Hand Knot

Some people prefer symmetrical tie knots, like the Windsor and half Windsor knots, and others prefer asymmetrical knots, like the simple four-in-hand. Tie knots ...

How to Pair Socks With Suits Like James Bond

James Bond keeps it simple when it comes to pairing his hosiery with his suits. Though some people like to draw attention to their ankles by wearing boldly colou...