Tag: Black Tie

Dinner suits, Dinner jackets and Tuxedos

A Bespoke Anthony Sinclair Wedding Dinner Suit — Part 2: Cut and ...

In the Part 1 in this series on my midnight blue wool-and-mohair wedding dinner suit I described the process that led to me to getting this dinner suit for my w...

A Bespoke Anthony Sinclair Wedding Dinner Suit — Part 1: Deciding...

Last month I was married in a bespoke midnight blue Anthony Sinclair dinner suit from Mason & Sons. Anthony Sinclair was the London tailor who made all of Sean ...

JB’s Ivory Dinner Jacket in Return of the Man from U.N.C.L....

1983 saw the three actors that had played Bond in the EON film series at that time on screen in the role. Roger Moore played Bond for the sixth time in the offi...

From Tailors with Love: Getting Married in Bond Style

In this From Tailors with Love episode I tell Pete all about my wedding attire. I recently got married, and since the wedding took place in the evening we had a...

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...