Tailoring

James Bond’s Love of Mohair

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As summer is approaching, this is the season of mohair. While many people turn to linen and cotton suits for warm weather, mo...

Are Flat Front Trousers with Cuffs Wrong?

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Common wisdom today is to hem pleated trousers with cuffs—also known as permanent turn-ups or PTUs—and non-pleated trousers with ...

What does James Bond keep in his pockets?

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James Bond's clothes have pockets, and he uses them. Bond has the luxury of being a film character who doesn't have to carry ...

A Guide to Suit Pocket Styles

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There are many different kinds of pockets for suits, jackets, waistcoats and trousers. Pockets should follow the formality an...

Mason & Sons Special Order Ivory Dinner Jacket

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For my evening wedding this past summer, in addition to my bespoke Anthony Sinclair midnight blue dinner suit from Mason & So...

A Guide to English Bespoke Suit Style

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There is nothing else like an English bespoke suit. Ready-to-wear and made-to-measure suits from English brands may look simi...

Swelled Edges: A Sporty Bond Detail

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The swelled edge, also called a welted edge or quarter-inch stitching, is a traditional detail found on many of James Bond’s blaz...

(00)7 Rules to Wearing a Suit with a James Bond Mentality

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Having one of James Bond's suits is not enough to wear a suit like James Bond does. The suit itself is only halfway to dressing l...