Tailoring

Frogmouth Pockets

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Frogmouth pockets, also called cross pockets, western pockets or full top pockets, were popular on trousers in the 1960s and 1970...

Sleeve Width

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

Poll: Do you wear turn-ups?

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Permanent turn-ups—known as cuffs to the Americans—have come and gone through fashion over the years. The standard advice given ...

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

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

Front Darts on a Jacket

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All of James Bond's lounge coats—suit jackets, sports coats and dinner jacket—have a front dart. Darts are folds sewn into the...

Modern Anthony Sinclair Style

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

Darted Trousers

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The one style of trousers that people never talk about is the darted front. We always hear about pleats versus no pleats, but da...

Pleated Trousers: Forward and Reverse

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Though pleated trousers may not be currently fashionable, every James Bond except Roger Moore has worn them. There are primari...