Tag: Black Tie

Dinner suits, Dinner jackets and Tuxedos

When Bond Could Have Worn an Ivory Dinner Jacket But Didn’t...

James Bond's quintessential uniform since his first scene in the first Bond film Dr. No has always been the dinner suit, whether midnight blue or black. Startin...

A Black Double-Breasted Dinner Suit Made for The Man with the Gol...

Until Spectre came along, The Man with the Golden Gun was the only James Bond film in which Bond wears an ivory dinner jacket as his sole dinner jacket. However, it...

Sean Connery’s Dinner Jacket Sold at Auction

On 6 Mar 2007, Bonhams in Knightsbridge offered for auction a dinner suit that they wrote was the dinner jacket that Connery wears in Thunderball. Their lot det...

From Tailors with Love: Episode 18 — Mark Powell, plus a Bond sui...

On this week's podcast Pete interviews legendary clothing designer Mark Powell, who runs a famous tailoring shop in Soho, London. Powell talks about his younger...

James Bond’s Bow Tie Shapes and Sizes

The black bow tie is one of the most iconic of James Bond symbols. Though James Bond only wears bow ties for black tie—and only in black and midnight blue—and never...

Daniel Craig at the 2019 Oscars

At the 91st Academy Awards on Sunday the 24th of February, Daniel Craig and Charlize Theron presented the award for actor in a supporting role. Daniel Craig was...

(00)7 Current Trends in James Bond’s Clothes

Daniel Craig's James Bond has followed fashion trends, popularised fashion trends and even set fashion trends. Of all the James Bonds, Roger Moore has long been kno...

The Persuaders: A Burma Dinner Jacket

Another New Year's Eve means another dinner jacket, and this one is for those currently in a warm locale. To introduce the new year I will examine one of Roger ...