Tag: Douglas Hayward

Khakis vs Khaki Trousers: James Bond’s More Sophisticated Choice

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Cotton 'khakis' and chinos are not a substitute for smarter tailored wool, linen and cotton trousers in the same colours. The...

Octopussy vs Never Say Never Again: Tropical Suits Made by the Same Tailor

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For the famous 1983 battle of the Bonds between Roger Moore in Octopussy and Sean Connery in Never Say Never Again, both acto...

Does James St John Smythe Dress Like James Bond?

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Of all the people James Bond pretends to be, he most gets into character as Sir Hilary Bray in On Her Majesty's Secret Servic...

A Guide to English Bespoke Suit Style

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There is nothing else like an English bespoke suit. Ready-to-wear and made-to-measure suits from English brands may look simi...

From Tailors with Love: Jonathan Sothcott on Doug Hayward

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Prolific British film producer Jonathan Sothcott joins me and Pete Brooker on one of the most exciting episodes of From Tailo...

From Tailors with Love: Episode 18 — Mark Powell, plus a Bond suit for sale

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On this week's podcast Pete interviews legendary clothing designer Mark Powell, who runs a famous tailoring shop in Soho, Lon...

The Effect of Small Changes in a Silhouette

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Most tailors have a house style that defines both the silhouette of their suits and how they execute the small details. Tailors h...

Evelyn Tremble: A Bondian Grey Flannel Suit in Casino Royale

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After Evelyn Tremble, Peter Sellers' character in the 1967 James Bond spoof Casino Royale, is given the name "James Bond", he ...