Tag: Plaid

Smaller Glen Checks

As a follow up to the Glen Urquhart check article, this article looks at the common smaller variations of the glen check in a plain weave and a hopsack weave. Th...

Breaking Down the Glen Urquhart Check

The Glen Urquhart check is something we've seen a few times in the James Bond films. The true Glen Urquhart check is a black and white check in an even twill wea...

Danger Man: A Fine Glen Plaid Suit

The 1960's spy television show Danger Man has a lot in common with the Bond films. Danger Man was produced by Lew Grade's ITC Entertainment, which also produced ...

Warm-Weather Glen Check Suit in Istanbul in From Russia with Love...

Sean Connery's second glen check suit in From Russia With Love is almost identical to the glen check suit in Dr. No. The cloth is woven in a plain weave, making ...

The Skyfall Glen Check Suit

For Skyfall, costume designer Jany Temime chose classic cloths that respect James Bond's sartorial history, even if the fashionable cut of the suits does not. On...
Q Prince of Wales Suit

Q’s Introduction in a Prince of Wales Check Suit

Skyfall is released today in the UK, and a new quartermaster is introduced. But let's take a look back 49 years ago. From Russia With Love introduced Desmond Lly...
Roger Moore Suit-The Helpful Pirate

The Saint: Relevant to Skyfall?

As Roger Moore celebrates his 85th birthday today, we look at some very relevant tailoring from his past. A blue-grey, subtle Glen Urquhart check suit first feat...
OHMSS Prince Of Wales Suit

The Glen Check Suit with a Blue Overcheck in On Her Majesty’...

In On Her Majesty's Secret Service George Lazenby takes the black and white Prince of Wales check suit that Sean Connery often wore and adds a blue overcheck. Th...