Timothy Dalton

Plastic Buttons

Plastic buttons are currently held to be less desirable than buttons made of natural materials, but when Sean Connery was James Bond in the 1960s they were the sta...

Oversized Blue T-Shirt in Licence to Kill

Like all of Timothy Dalton's clothes in Licence to Kill, his royal blue t-shirt is a size too large. Or if judged by current fashions, Dalton's shirt is two size...

The Cummerbund and Bond

Though the cummerbund is a well-known part of black tie, Bond has only worn a cummerbund on a handful of occasions. Traditionally, one isn't wearing a cummerbund b...

Afghan Combat

During the climax of The Living Daylights, James Bond dresses as one of the Mujahideen in Afghanistan whilst fighting as one of them and also to disguise himself...

Open-Collar Shirts

For most people today, ties are limited to wearing only for special occasions. A formal shirt—dress shirt to the Americans—is meant to be worn with a tie, but it...

Pleated Trousers: Forward and Reverse

Though pleated trousers may not be currently fashionable, every James Bond except Roger Moore has worn them. There are primarily two different kinds of trousers ...

The Briefly-Seen Double-Breasted Dinner Suit

In the final scene of The Living Daylights we catch a glimpse of a peak lapel dinner suit on Timothy Dalton. Thanks to a Christie's auction on 17 September 1998,...

Low-Vamp Slip-Ons

Ian Fleming specified in Moonraker that Bond wears "well-polished black moccasin shoes." Timothy Dalton's black slip-on shoes in Licence to Kill probably started...