Tailoring

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...

The Button Three Lapel Roll

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Three is the most traditional number of button for the front of a suit jacket or sports coat. Not all jackets with three butto...

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service Style: Are George Lazenby’s Clothes Relevant Today?

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Happy 78th birthday to George Lazenby today! Though Lazenby wore a few items as Bond or as Bond masquerading as Sir Hilary Bra...

(00)7 Special Details on Bond’s Suits

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James Bond's suits often have elements that subtly set them apart from the average high street offerings. While many brands have j...