Dr. No

Felix Leiter: The Tropical Beige Suit

Felix Leiter, James Bond's American counterpart, has never been as cool as when he was first portrayed by Jack Lord in Dr. No. Lord's successor Cec Linder plays ...

Almost Never Button the Bottom Button

Sean Connery's tailoring in his Bond films is often admired for its clean, simple lines and limited colour scheme. But wearing suits didn't come naturally to Con...
Bond's Flat--Umbrella Stand

Bond’s Flat

In Dr. No, James Bond returns to his flat after a briefing at the office. Bond is wearing a dinner suit and carrying a chesterfield and homburg. Beside the front...
Dr. No Chesterfield and Homburg

Black Tie Outerwear: Chesterfield and Homburg in Dr. No

As many of you know, today is the 50th anniversary of the release of Dr. No as well as Global James Bond Day. The first outfit I wrote about when I started this ...

The Original Gun Barrel

Stuntman Bob Simmons was the first man to appear as Bond in the Bond films. Simmons appears in the famous gun barrel sequence opening in Dr. No, and the footage is...

The Brown Trilby

In the first four James Bond films, Sean Connery's Bond wears or carries a brown felt trilby hat. Lock & Co. Hatters takes credit for the trilby in Dr. No, b...

James Bond’s Nehru Jacket

A prisoner of Dr. No, Bond dons the Asian-influenced clothes provided for him as Dr. No's guest. The main piece is a brown silk Nehru jacket. The jacket has five b...

Crab Key Island Wear: A Polo in Dr. No

For his exploration on Crab Key, Bond wears a light blue cotton pique knit shirt tucked into light blue trousers. The polo shirt has a two-button collar. The trous...