Timothy Dalton

Making Excuses for Licence to Kill’s Wardrobe

People often try to explain to me why the wardrobe in Licence to Kill is different from and not up to the usual standards of Jame...

Two Unstructured Jackets: Different Fits, Same Concept in Licence to Kill and Spectre

Timothy Dalton’s navy Teba jacket in Licence to Kill and Daniel Craig’s light brown lounge jacket from Brunello Cucinelli in ...

Bond Wardrobe Review 16: Licence to Kill (1989)

American Jodie Tillen was hired as the costume designer, and her American sensibilities took the costumes in a new direction. Bond's wardrobe in the previous four films never delved deeply into the fashions of the 1980s, but in Licence to Kill James Bond dressed as much for the 1980s as Roger Moore had dressed for the 1970s.

Bond Wardrobe Review 15: The Living Daylights (1987)

Compared to the Moore films, Bond's clothes in The Living Daylights are more pedestrian. Dalton’s clothes are almost all ready-to-wear, which brings a realism to Bond’s wardrobe that we had never seen before. However, this also reflects Dalton’s lack of glamour in Bond.

James Bond’s Casual Relationship with Chinos

Chinos are the most ubiquitous trousers today after jeans. To the masses, chinos are a dressier alternative to jeans. While they ...

Timothy Dalton’s Suit for a Living Daylights Press Conference

Shortly after filming on The Living Daylights began, Timothy Dalton was introduced to the public as James Bond at a press confere...

James Bond Hints at Power Business Style in the 1980s

In the 1980s and carrying over into the 1990s, the predominant look for big business was the power suit, often accompanied by a c...

All-Khaki Sportswear in Licence to Kill

In a brief scene at the Banco De Isthmus in Licence to Kill, Timothy Dalton's James Bond wears an all-khaki casual outfit. Co...