Tailoring

Dr. No Dinner Suit

Dinner Jacket Facings: Satin, Grosgrain and Others

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One detail primarily separates an ordinary black suit from a dinner suit: silk lapel facings. There are a number of other deta...

(00)7 Special Details on a James Bond-Quality Suit

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James Bond's suits have quality details that set them apart from the average suit. There are many stylistic details and constructi...

Variations on the Double-Breasted Jacket: Buttons, Wrap and Lapel Width

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The double-breasted suit goes in and out of fashion, and while it has not been a part of mainstream fashion since the early 19...

What is a Coat, Jacket, Suit, Blazer? A Glossary of These and More

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To clarify some terms and types of tailored coats, jackets and suits and the differences between all of them, I have written a glo...

Variations of the Shawl Collar on a Dinner Jacket

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Though shawl collar is not the style of dinner jacket that James Bond has worn the most often, it might be the style that he is ...

Commander of the Cloth, Part 2: Roger Moore

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Continuing from where Sean Connery left off, Roger Moore's suits are made of many of the same types of fabrics that Connery's ar...

Commander of the Cloth, Part 1: Sean Connery

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While the colours of James Bond's suits are evident in the films, the more specific fabrics or cloths that the suits are made fr...

The Herringbone Suit: An Underappreciated James Bond Classic

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Herringbone, named after the skeleton of the herring fish, is a popular pattern that can be seen in many sorts of applications...