Sean Connery

Dr. No Dinner Suit

How Sean Connery Set the Fashion Template for Future James Bonds

More so than the James Bond of Ian Fleming's pages, Sean Connery's James Bond set the template for how subsequent screen Bonds would dress. Terence Young, the di...

A Light Grey Mohair and Wool Suit in Dr. No

Sean Connery's light grey mohair suit from Dr. No was previously covered here, but it shared a post with another suit in the same cut with the same details. Sinc...

A Dark Grey Flannel Suit in Jamaica in Dr. No

This blog previously covered the grey flannel suit in Dr. No, but not in much depth. The suit also shared the article with a suit of another cloth in the same cu...

Shoes and Boots for Every Occasion in Diamonds Are Forever

When Sean Connery returned to the role of James Bond in Diamonds Are Forever, not only was he paid the highest salary ever for an actor but also was no expense spa...

Variations of the Shawl Collar on a Dinner Jacket

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 most associated with. Sean Conner...

Commander of the Cloth, Part 1: Sean Connery

While the colours of James Bond's suits are evident in the films, the more specific fabrics or cloths that the suits are made from—known as suitings—and the compos...

The Frightened City: Connery Preparing for Bond in a Dark Suit

Happy 87th birthday to Sean Connery! Daniel Craig was not the only James Bond actor who prepared for the role by playing an elegantly suited gangster. Layer C...

A Tale of Two Tuxedos: Opposite Ends of Black Tie

It was the best of ties, it was the worst of ties. Not all ways of wearing black tie (a dinner jacket/tuxedo) are equal, but the differences with regards to how ...