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  • Le Chiffre 24 October 2020 at 23:32 on The Tomorrow Never Dies Charcoal SuitGreat, thanks !
  • Matt Spaiser 24 October 2020 at 23:30 on A Guide to English Bespoke Suit StyleI think they do qualify, though the epitome of drainpipe trousers is even narrower.
  • Le Chiffre 24 October 2020 at 23:21 on A Guide to English Bespoke Suit StyleMatt, would Lazenby’s suit trousers qualify as drainpipe trousers then ?
  • Elias 24 October 2020 at 18:00 on Bond Suits Celebrates Ten Tailored Years of Sartorial Splendor!Congratulations on 10 years Matt Spaiser!
  • Agent00Soul 24 October 2020 at 17:43 on Bond Suits Celebrates Ten Tailored Years of Sartorial Splendor!Congrats Matt - let me add my name to all the compliments the 40+ people above me have left. I've learned so much here and had fun doing it! My own wardrobe is less classic suiting, and more creative-services swish than Bond would ever consider. But there is so much here that I can still incorporate to make sure that everything I wear is on the correct side of classy. Good luck on the next 10 years from one Upper East Side opera fan to another! -Sanford
  • Matt Spaiser 24 October 2020 at 14:04 on Light Grey Suit in Las Vegas in Diamonds Are ForeverYes, I believe this is a plain-weave worsted.
  • Matt Spaiser 24 October 2020 at 14:03 on A Tale of Two Tuxedos: Opposite Ends of Black TieI think it has more to do with trends than anything else.
  • Matt Spaiser 24 October 2020 at 14:03 on The Tomorrow Never Dies Charcoal SuitI've updated the article to reflect this.
  • Matt Spaiser 24 October 2020 at 14:00 on Cocktail (Turnback) CuffsI think Tom Ford's are closest to Connery's original cuffs, but none are a perfect match.
  • Matt Spaiser 24 October 2020 at 13:59 on A Guide to Shirt DesignI think they may be, but I don't have any ready-to-wear formal shirts from Mason & Sons.
  • Le Chiffre 24 October 2020 at 10:24 on Light Grey Suit in Las Vegas in Diamonds Are ForeverCould the cloth be a plain-weave worsted ?
  • Le Chiffre 24 October 2020 at 10:16 on Darted TrousersLooks like after a forced bath, Connery’s tie gained a bit in length...
  • Le Chiffre 24 October 2020 at 00:21 on A Tale of Two Tuxedos: Opposite Ends of Black TieI guess the shorter collar of Connery is just due to Connery having a shorter neck than Brosnan ?... (feeling a bit like Captain Obvious here !...)
  • Le Chiffre 24 October 2020 at 00:16 on The Tomorrow Never Dies Charcoal SuitI tend to agree about the royal oxford vs. poplin thing... When you see Bond reaching for his Walther in the car, you get a pretty good shot of the cuff : https://ibb.co/cLVtLG2
  • Le Chiffre 23 October 2020 at 23:54 on Cocktail (Turnback) CuffsBetween Mason and sons, Tom Ford and T&A, how would you rank their RTW cocktail cuffs Matt, in term of how close they match Connery’s ?
  • Le Chiffre 23 October 2020 at 23:41 on A Guide to Shirt DesignAre the collars of the Mason and sons shirts taller than the RTW T&A shirts ?
  • Eddy 23 October 2020 at 17:26 on A Guide to Shirt DesignThank you!
  • Matt Spaiser 23 October 2020 at 17:02 on How James Bond Wears a Suit for Evenings OutI think it would be fine for a night out. At the time of the film, a three-piece would have probably looked a bit too office-like, but now a three-piece will make it into something more special for the evening.
  • Matt Spaiser 23 October 2020 at 16:59 on A Guide to Shirt DesignThe semi-cutaway is fairly classic.
  • Jtkuga 23 October 2020 at 16:36 on How James Bond Wears a Suit for Evenings OutMatt, What are your thoughts on the Navy herringbone 3 piece Lazenby wears as a suit for a night out? If appropriate, would it be better as a two or three piece. Thanks.
  • Simon Firth 23 October 2020 at 16:09 on Bond Suits Celebrates Ten Tailored Years of Sartorial Splendor!Well done Matt. My first time posting here, your writing and style of delivery has fully introduced me to another intra niche topic of interest Within the Bond universe. Very well done.
  • Eddy 23 October 2020 at 14:34 on A Guide to Shirt DesignHi Matt. Which of the Mason & Sons collars is closest to a classic spread colla4, would you say? Semi-cutaway?
  • Bill Possel 23 October 2020 at 01:36 on Bond Suits Celebrates Ten Tailored Years of Sartorial Splendor!Congratulations Matt. I've certainly improved my wardrobe based on your blog! Thank you! I'll toast to you with a Versper martini for many more years to come!
  • Q's Nephew 22 October 2020 at 19:29 on Bond Suits Celebrates Ten Tailored Years of Sartorial Splendor!Congratulations! I first visited about 5 years ago. Thank you for an informative, insightful, and entertaining blog. Love the Moonraker homage pic. (Did anyone press you to a cucumber sandwich?)
  • Théo de Frutos 22 October 2020 at 19:15 on The Moonraker JumpsuitBonjour je m'appelle Theo j'ai 15 ans et je suis fan de James bond je recherche les gants jaune de Bond merci d'avance Théo
  • Shamoon Bhana 22 October 2020 at 11:37 on Scaramanga: The White SuitI got one of these suits tailored when I was in Saudi Arabia. I also got an Azure Blue Double Breasted blazer as word by Jaws tailored. Both were very good
  • John 22 October 2020 at 05:07 on Bond Suits Celebrates Ten Tailored Years of Sartorial Splendor!Echoing some of the other replies- even though for many years I was known as "that suit guy" in whichever place I worked, it was not until stumbling across this blog that I learnt what I was doing wrong with the way I dressed and how I could improve. Without the Bond connection, I probably wouldn't have found it; without your excellent attention to detail and advice, I might not have stayed. I would advise anyone looking to dress better, especially formally, to study this blog (and the comments too!).
  • Jovan Gauthier-Vincent 22 October 2020 at 02:43 on Bond Suits Celebrates Ten Tailored Years of Sartorial Splendor!This blog not only set right the misconceptions and assumptions I had about Connery's wardrobe, but set me on a different path than I was on. Turns out the American Trad look wasn't really "me" and I was kidding myself to insist otherwise. I much prefer the clean lines and structured silhouette of English bespoke tailoring over the unconstructed, no-dart look of J. Press. I still enjoy a button-down collar or pair of chinos here and there, but my look no longer revolves around them.
  • Andrey Perlov 21 October 2020 at 23:14 on Bond Suits Celebrates Ten Tailored Years of Sartorial Splendor!Many congratulations Matt. Though I am not as knowledgeable as many other people on the finer details of tailoring, I have enjoyed and learnt immensely from your posts over the last several years. Keep up the great work.
  • gustav wind 21 October 2020 at 20:01 on Bond Suits Celebrates Ten Tailored Years of Sartorial Splendor!I've been a fan of Bond style since I was a young lad in the mid-60s, and it has guided my own wardrobe choices ever since. I was initially drawn to your site (shortly after your first few articles) because it resonated with that early interest. But not only have I enjoyed your articles, I have also learned so much about proper (and less proper) dressing - details about which I had no inkling. Many thanks for both the entertainment and the education. Continued success! Till 120 (as some say)!