Tailoring

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...

Darted Trousers

The one style of trousers that people never talk about is the darted front. We always hear about pleats versus no pleats, but darts are left out. A dart is essen...

Pleated Trousers: Forward and Reverse

Though pleated trousers may not be currently fashionable, every James Bond except Roger Moore has worn them. There are primarily two different kinds of trousers ...

Anthony Sinclair in Gentlemen’s Quarterly, April 1966

The April 1966 issue of Gentlemen's Quarterly (GQ) takes a look at Sean Connery's tailoring and gives us a closer look at the tailor responsible, Anthony Sinclair: ...

Drape in Sean Connery’s Suits

In Dressing the Man, Alan Flusser defines drape as: The manner in which a garment hangs from the shoulder or waist. For example, the English drape (or English l...

The Moving Button Stance

The button stance of a lounge coat—whether it be a button one, button two or button three jacket—is determined by the position of the button placed at the waist....