Tag: Ties

Striped Ties

Roger Moore's James Bond is the only one who wears striped ties. Until Moore became Bond, all of James Bond's ties were solid. The only exception is the tie Bond...

All Blue for Bond

No, I'm not talking about the Miles Davis tune "All Blues." Usually when Sean Connery wears a blue suit in the Bond films, everything else he wears is blue. Well...

Two Grenadine-Esque Ties in Skyfall

Continuing on the topic of tie weaves, let's look at some more recent ties in the series. The Tom Ford ties in Skyfall, like the ones that came before in Quantum...

Grenadine Garza Fina Weave

When I made the illustration of grenadine garza grossa silk—the type of silk most of Sean Connery's Bond ties were made from—I figured I should also do the other...

Grenadine Silk Uncovered

Today is the third anniversary of the first post on The Suits of James Bond, the dinner suit in Dr. No. But I'd like to revisit another one of my early topics, the g...

You can dimple your tie

Some people insist that a tie must always be tied with a dimple, but Bond shows that it is not always necessary. There are many advantages to putting a dimple in...
Turnbull & Asser Spread

How Bond Knots His Ties

The four-in-hand tie gets its name from the method most typically used to tie it: the four-in-hand knot. James Bond more often than not uses this knot. Sean Conn...

Solid Silk Ties: Floats, Satin and Shantung

Whereas Sean Connery and George Lazenby wear solid grenadine and knitted ties in their James Bond films, Roger Moore often wears solid ties in other weaves. In The M...