Tag: Douglas Hayward

Octopussy Grey Rope Stripe

Classic City Suit: The Grey Rope Stripe in Octopussy

In Octopussy, James Bond comes to the office wearing a three-piece suit by Douglas Hayward in dark grey serge with a white rope stripe. Because the grey isn't very...
A View to a Kill Tan Suit

A Tan Gabardine Suit in San Francisco in A View to a Kill

A tan wool gabardine suit is perfect for in San Francisco's mild autumn and spring, and even summer there too. Tan has always been a flattering colour to Roger M...
Douglas Hayward Shop

A Visit to Douglas Hayward’s Mayfair Shop

Since 1968, Douglas Hayward has been at 95 Mount Street in Mayfair. The shop is at ground level and Hayward lived upstairs. Though Hayward himself passed away in...

Tailoring for the Times: Roger Moore

ROGER MOORE (1973-1974, Cyril Castle) 1. Flared trousers: Flared trousers became popular with a certain crowd in the 1960s and made it to mainstream fashion by th...

Designing Bond’s Look

007.com has put out a short documentary in conjunction with the upcoming Barbican exhibition about Bond's clothes over the years. David Mason and Ritchie Charlton of...

The Soft Shoulder

The shoulder is the most defining aspect of a suit's silhouette. Shoulders can be padded or unpadded, straight, curved or pagoda-shaped. But what is a soft shoul...

A Charcoal Flannel Suit Again in A View to a Kill

The charcoal flannel suit has made many appearances throughout the James Bond series, sometimes as a two-piece suit and other times with a waistcoat, as Roger Mo...

Brown Tweed on One Side of a Reversible Jacket in Octopussy

Octopussy opens with Bond in a brown herringbone tweed button three sports coat tailored by Douglas Hayward with natural shoulders and a low button stance. It ha...