Tailoring

Tailoring a Suit to Conceal a Firearm

In every Bond film except Moonraker, James Bond carries a small pistol, and it's usually in a shoulder holster concealed under his suit jacket. The pistol is eithe...

Driving in a Suit

When you drive, do you wear your suit jacket or hang it up? James Bond always chooses to drive in his suit jacket because he's usually in a hurry to get in or out ...

Frogmouth Pockets

Frogmouth pockets, also called western pockets or full top pockets, were popular on trousers in the 1960s and 1970s. As opposed to traditional on-seam or slanted p...

Sleeve Width

There's more to well-fitting jacket sleeves than the right length. Jacket sleeve width is an oft-forgotten aspect of fit, and a well-fitting sleeve subtly makes a ...

Poll: Do you wear turn-ups?

Permanent turn-ups—known as cuffs to the Americans—have come and gone through fashion over the years. The standard advice given on whether or not to hem trousers w...

Poll: What is your favourite type of lapel on a dinner jacket?

James Bond's dinner jackets—or tuxedos—have featured the three basic types of lapels: Peaked/Pointed/Double-Breasted Lapel: The most formal type of lapel, the pea...

Front Darts on a Jacket

All of James Bond's lounge coats—suit jackets, sports coats and dinner jacket—have a front dart. Darts are folds sewn into the cloth to help provide a three-dime...

Modern Anthony Sinclair Style

Since many people ask me about the new Anthony Sinclair suits and how they compare to what Sean Connery wore, I reached out to David Mason, the man responsible f...