Literary Bond

Ian Fleming: Moonraker (1955)

In Moonraker, Ian Fleming writes about two of Bond's favourite suits and how he wears them:"Ten minutes later, in a heavy white silk shirt, dark blue trousers of Nav...

Ian Fleming: Live and Let Die (1954)

Ian Fleming colours Live and Let Die with James Bond's clothes better than in any of his other stories, with mentions of both Bond's own clothes as well as his impor...

Ian Fleming: Casino Royale (1953)

A few quotes from Ian Fleming's Casino Royale (1953) about James Bond's clothing: “As he tied his thin, double-ended black satin tie, he paused for a moment and e...

The Knitted Silk Tie

Previously we discussed the woven grenadine tie, something unrelated to the tie that we will look at now. The knitted tie is tube of knitted silk with a straight hem...