Tag: Tuxedo

James Bond’s Occasions for Black Tie

Are you looking for occasions to dress more like James Bond and wear his black tie uniform? Bond usually wears black tie for one of a few purposes: casinos, dinner, ...

Sean Connery’s Dinner Jacket and Knitted Tie at the Dr. No ...

56 years and a few days ago, Dr. No premiered on the fifth of October 1962 at the London Pavilion. To the black tie premiere, James Bond creator Ian Fleming was ...

Daniel Craig’s Tom Ford Dinner Suit in an Omega Promotion

Last month Omega released a new Seamaster Diver 300M watch with a photo of Daniel Craig submerged in water wearing a Tom Ford dinner suit. When we see Daniel Cra...
Dr. No Dinner Suit

Dinner Jacket Facings: Satin, Grosgrain and Others

One detail primarily separates an ordinary black suit from a dinner suit: silk lapel facings. There are a number of other details that a dinner suit (also called...

The Trendy Medium Blue Dinner Suit (Tuxedo)

Ever since Daniel Craig dressed in what appeared to be a royal blue Tom Ford dinner suit on some of the Skyfall posters, medium blue became a popular colour for ...

Noble House: Pierce Brosnan’s Peaked-Lapel Dinner Suit

Happy 65th birthday to Pierce Brosnan! Though Pierce Brosnan missed out on playing James Bond a year earlier, he was able to dress the part in a peaked-lapel ...

Studs, Buttons or Fly Front? How a Black Tie Shirt Should Fasten

The dress shirt—also called an evening shirt, a Tuxedo shirt or a formal shirt—is a shirt worn for the black tie dress code with a dinner jacket (Tuxedo) and can...

53 Years of James Bond in Black Tie Infographic

Three years ago I created an infographic that breaks down all of James Bond’s black tie outfits by every part of the outfit. I have now revised the graphic with a fr...