Tag: Trousers

James Bond’s Tailored Casual Trouser Style

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People usually think that a tailor is who they see for clothes to wear when dressing up, but they can be much more than that. Tai...

Khakis vs Khaki Trousers: James Bond’s More Sophisticated Choice

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Cotton 'khakis' and chinos are not a substitute for smarter tailored wool, linen and cotton trousers in the same colours. The...

James Bond’s New Love Affair with Corduroy

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It’s corduroy season in the northern hemisphere. Corduroy is not a fabric traditionally associated with Bond, but thanks to N...

James Bond’s Casual Relationship with Chinos

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Chinos are the most ubiquitous trousers today after jeans. To the masses, chinos are a dressier alternative to jeans. While they ...

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...

Are Flat Front Trousers with Cuffs Wrong?

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Common wisdom today is to hem pleated trousers with cuffs—also known as permanent turn-ups or PTUs—and non-pleated trousers with ...

Daniel Craig’s Screen Test Dinner Suit

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Happy 52nd birthday to Daniel Craig! In 2005 Daniel Craig performed his screen test for the role of James Bond, which was the ...

A Guide to Suit Pocket Styles

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There are many different kinds of pockets for suits, jackets, waistcoats and trousers. Pockets should follow the formality an...