Tag: Shirt

The Gig Line: An Imperfect Solution

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'Gig line' is a US military term that means the opening of the shirt placket, the trouser fly opening and the front edge of the b...

Wearing a Shirt-Jacket Like James Bond

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The shirt-jacket, also known as a ‘shirt-jac’ or by the portmanteau ‘shacket’, can be described as a cross between a shirt and a ...

The Thunderball Linen Shirt from Orlebar Brown

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In addition to the On Her Majesty's Secret Service Linen Suit, Orlebar Brown also gifted me the blue Thunderball Linen Shirt from...

James Bond’s Long-Sleeve Sport Shirts

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Though James Bond may be best known for his more formal attire, sport shirts are an indispensable part of his wardrobe. This arti...

Does James Bond Use Collar Stays?

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Whether you call it a collar stay, a collar stiffener, a collar bone or a collar tab, they’re often said to be an essential p...

A Brown Striped Shirt from Mason & Sons

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I've long had a penchant for two-button collars. Roger Moore wears a few in Live and Let Die and The Spy Who Loved Me, and Da...

Turnbull & Asser Collar Design and Construction

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dID_fxWvxIQ I visited Turnbull & Asser in New York City to learn all about their collars...

From Tailors with Love: Inside Frank Foster and Bond in Matera

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Last week when I was in London, I took Pete with me to visit my shirtmaker Frank Foster. Frank Foster is best known to Bond f...