For Casino Royale‘s first casino scene at the One&Only Ocean club in the Bahamas that introduces James Bond as a master poker player, Daniel Craig’s Bond wears a dark navy silk twill shirt made for the film. The button-front shirt is worn with an one-piece camp collar and has a straight hem with short side vents. The sleeves are long with button cuffs and the shirt has a rounded breast pocket.
Though the shirt looks black, it was described by costume designer Lindy Hemming as “heavy navy blue”, and from the costume card the swatch is a very dark navy that looks black in all but direct sunlight. No hint of blue shows on screen due to the dimly and warmly lit scenes.
Silk is a somewhat odd choice for the scene, but it looks nice on screen. A cotton or linen shirt would be far more comfortable in the heat and humidity but would not look as presentable as heavy silk.
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The plain-weave linen trousers are the “Larked” model from Ted Baker. The colour is called “mink”, which can best be described as taupe. They have a flat front, straight-cut legs, a full break and plain hem. The side pockets are slanted and there is one rear jetted pocket on the right. There are belt loops but there is no belt in them. Bond’s shoes are black.