Tag: Douglas Hayward

(00)7 Roger Moore Outfits That Inspired Me

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This past Saturday, Roger Moore would have celebrated his 96th birthday. I'm a tremendous fan of Roger Moore's style, and it has ...

Bond Wardrobe Review 14: A View to a Kill (1985)

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A View to a Kill is not only Roger Moore's final Bond film, it also completes a trilogy. It's the third and final of Moore's 1980s Bond films, the third and final of Moore's Bond films directed by John Glen and the third and final of Moore's Bond films tailored by Doug Hayward.

Bond Wardrobe Review 13: Octopussy (1983)

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A Dressing in Disguise: Octopussy maintained Bond’s conservative and classic style from For Your Eyes Only with tailor Doug Hayward and shirtmaker Frank Foster, but the film introduced a new costume designer to Bond series with Emma Porteous. While Porteous’ most notable contributions are in the Indian-inspired women’s costumes ...

Bond Wardrobe Review 12: For Your Eyes Only (1981)

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After the extravagance of the 1970s, James Bond was refreshed in a 'down-to-earth' and 'back-to-basics' approach for the 1980s. The absurd original stories were put on hold in favour of a return to Ian Fleming's short story collection For Your Eyes Only. The tone was once again that of a Cold War thriller, and James Bond's style had to revert to tradition to follow.

James Bond: The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit

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Just as the book Bond has the dark blue tropical worsted suit, the film Bond has the grey flannel suit. The grey flannel suit...

Never Say Never Again’s Style Versus Connery’s Earlier Bond Style

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When Sean Connery returned to the role of James Bond in Never Say Never Again in 1983, many things were different than they w...

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...