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Mason & Sons Special Order Ivory Dinner Jacket

For my evening wedding this past summer, in addition to my bespoke Anthony Sinclair midnight blue dinner suit from Mason & Sons I also got a Special Order Condu...

A Guide to English Bespoke Suit Style

There is nothing else like an English bespoke suit. Ready-to-wear and made-to-measure suits from English brands may look similar at first glance but in reality ...

Swelled Edges: A Sporty Bond Detail

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

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

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 like James Bond. Wearing a suit like...

Judging a Suit’s Fit on Screen

How a suit fits is objective in some ways and subjective in others. At the extremes, a suit that is too small will either not button at the jacket's waist or tr...

A Bespoke Anthony Sinclair Wedding Dinner Suit — Part 2: Cut and ...

In the Part 1 in this series on my midnight blue wool-and-mohair wedding dinner suit I described the process that led to me to getting this dinner suit for my w...

A Bespoke Anthony Sinclair Wedding Dinner Suit — Part 1: Deciding...

Last month I was married in a bespoke midnight blue Anthony Sinclair dinner suit from Mason & Sons. Anthony Sinclair was the London tailor who made all of Sean ...

Lazenby and Moore Style: Breaking Away from Connery

James Bond style on film started with Sean Connery, and naturally all Bond style that has come since is often compared to and frequently inspired by Connery's. The ...