Tag: Frank Foster

Terence Cooper’s Stylish Hayward Suits in Casino Royale (1967)

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The 1967 spoof adaptation of Casino Royale is a mess of a film, but it’s a brilliantly creative success in two areas: Burt Ba...

Should Collar Points Reach Your Lapels?

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Here's a topic that comes up occasionally, and some people have strong opinions about it while others can’t be bothered with it. ...

(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 ...

Should a Shirt Collar Have Tie Space?

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Tie space not only divides the left and right side of a shirt's collar, it also splits menswear devotees for those who notice it....

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’s Rare Button-Down Shirts

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James Bond has dabbled with button-down shirts on only a handful of occasions, so the shirt is not a particularly Bondian sty...