Tag: Ties

(00)7 Variations on the Solid Tie

No tie is more Bondian than the solid tie, particularly in a dark colour. While the knitted tie may be the most quintessential James Bond necktie, there are many ot...

James Bond’s Bow Tie Shapes and Sizes

The black bow tie is one of the most iconic of James Bond symbols. Though James Bond only wears bow ties for black tie—and only in black and midnight blue—and never...

James Bond and the Tie Clip

A 1960s trend that has resurfaced in recent years along with the skinny tie, the tie clip is piece of men's jewellery that adds a bit of fun and a unique elegan...

Dressing Left or Right with the Four-in-Hand Knot

Some people prefer symmetrical tie knots, like the Windsor and half Windsor knots, and others prefer asymmetrical knots, like the simple four-in-hand. Tie knots ...

Why Does James Bond Still Always Wear a Tie?

Though once ubiquitous when dressing smartly, since the 1990s the neck tie has often been considered optional in many circles when wearing a suit. In business dr...

Ties That Bond: A Graphic of All of James Bond’s Ties

Click on the image above for a larger size (4.5 mb). Here are a few observations about James Bond's ties: All of Sean Connery's ties are solid. All of...

Woven Tie Patterns

Sean Connery, George Lazenby and Timothy Dalton wear mostly solid ties in their James Bond films, and Roger Moore wears solid, striped and printed ties in his Jame...

Q’s History Through Ties

Desmond Llewelyn says in the Licence to Kill DVD commentary, "I wear a different tie every time, and I have sort of the history of Q worked out." Llewelyn brought hi...