Miscellaneous

The Reality of Bond’s Clothing Colours

The colours we see on screen in a film are often very different than colours in reality. This may have to do with the type of film used, the way the film was proces...

Black Tie the Morning After

James Bond is not only famous for wearing a dinner jacket when going out in the evening but also for often still wearing his dinner jacket the following morning....

Shoes or No Shoes in the House for James Bond?

Different cultures have different practises as to wearing footwear in the home. The British, like James Bond, traditionally leave their shoes on at home. On the othe...

Wear a Boutonnière Like James Bond

The boutonnière is a flower traditionally worn in the lapel buttonhole of a jacket. Wearing a flower in this manner got its name because "boutonnière" is actuall...

James Bond Black Tie Illustrations by Pat Carbajal

Recently I had become acquainted with a brilliant artist and illustrator named Pat Carbajal from Argentina. We worked together on three illustrations of classic Jame...

How James Bond Wears a Suit Without a Tie

In the 1960s it would have been unthinkable for James Bond to wear any suit, or even a sports coat, without a tie. Even today, James Bond almost always puts on a...

The Suits of James Bond has a new look!

The Suits of James Bond is now redesigned with a fresh look. The blog's refreshed design makes it easier to navigate the most recent posts on the homepage, along wit...