Tag: Ties

All Blue for Bond

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

Two Grenadine-Esque Ties in Skyfall

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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 t...

Grenadine Garza Fina Weave

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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...

Grenadine Garza Grossa Silk Uncovered

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

You can dimple your tie

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

How Bond Knots His Ties

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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...

Solid Silk Ties: Floats, Satin and Shantung

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Whereas Sean Connery and George Lazenby wear solid grenadine and knitted ties in their James Bond films, Roger Moore often wears s...

The Knitted Silk Tie

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Previously we discussed the woven grenadine tie, something unrelated to the tie that we will look at now. The knitted tie is tube ...