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Daniel Craig as James Bond, British government agent

Mexico City, November 2015

Film: SpectreRelease Date: October 25, 2015Director: Sam MendesCostume Designer: Jany kind of Temime

Background

Día de Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a Mexideserve to public holiday to remember and also support the spiritual journey of deceased friends and also household. This year, as it did last year when Bond “attended”, the multi-day celebration starts on November 1 and also ends tomorrow, November 2.

I’ve received numerous researches to cover the outfit that James Bond wears throughout the Día de Muertos celebration in Mexico City, and I would favor to also straight readers to the wonderful evaluation of this suit featured at Matt Spaiser’s website The Suits of James Bond, wright here Matt additionally arisen a wonderful digital reconstruction of the suiting that can’t be missed.

What’d He Wear?

Spectre kicks off the Bond franchise’s third consecutive collaboration with Tom Ford by outfitting Daniel Craig head-to-toe—or at least head-to-ankle—in new Tom Ford duds. This is a much more complicated take on the navy suit, white shirt, and blue tie outfit that 007 would later wear as soon as confronting Blofeld in Morocco (link).

Bond ostensibly removes his babsence Día de Muertos costume to disclose a blue and also black glen examine Tom Ford “O’Connor” wool suit with a bold light blue windowpane overexamine, an attrenergetic update of the overchecked glen plaid suiting that was popularized by Edward VIII once he held the Prince of Wales title in the 1920s and 1930s. Additional indevelopment and also photos can be discovered at James Bond Lifestyle.


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The single-breasted jacket has a 3-roll-2 medium stance of blue horn buttons, and Bond keeps the middle button fastened throughout the scene. The narrowhead notch lapels – with a double-stitched silk buttonhole via the left lapel – roll dvery own to the center switch, mirroring just two buttons when the jacket is closed.


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Bond’s suit jacket is tailored to reflect the tight fit characteristic of Temime’s occupational in Skyfall and Spectre through a lean chest, suppressed waist, and brief length. Since Craig keeps the jacket buttoned, it looks specifically uncomfortable during the heavy activity of his stunt scenes when it strongly pulls at his waist, pulling apart the jacket skirts to expose a bappropriate white shirt triangle above the low increase of the trocustomers.


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The suit jacket has actually straight and narrowhead padded shoulders with roped sleeveheads. The sleeves finish through functioning 4-switch cuffs, and also Craig rakishly keeps the last switch – positioned via the longest buttonhole – unfastened. There is a solitary vent in the ago.


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The flapped hip pockets slant backward. The gently curved breastern pocket is a “barchetta” pocket, an Italian moniker evoking the pocket’s resemblance to a tiny watercraft. The barchetta pocket has Neapolitan beginnings however uncovered its method onto influential Americans of the early 20th century from Theodore Roosevelt to F. Scott Fitzgerald, as comprehensive in this elegant tribute from No Man Walks Alone. Bond folds a white linen handkerchief right into his pocket.


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The corresponding suit troindividuals have actually a medium-low rise and also level front that gets plenty of screen time because of the many stunt sequences in this scene. The waistband is fitted with a vast extended tab in the front, a brief separation in the earlier, and also a adjuster on each side that slides a spilgrimage of towel via a tiny buckle. Because there’s no belt, Bond doesn’t wear his IWB holster.

The side pockets follow the curve of the trouser seam to the front, and also the jetted earlier pockets each cshed through a button. The troindividuals are fitted carefully via the right legs down to the cuffed bottoms which break high over his shoes.

Bond’s white cotton poplin dress shirt is likewise by Tom Ford. It has actually a allude collar, front placket, and back side darts that pull in the shirt to compliment the close-fitting suit.

Perhaps when aget forobtaining his function as a secret agent, Bond fas10s the shirt’s squared double cuffs with a pair of round silver monogrammed Tom Ford cuff web links that have actually “JB” raised in silver over the blue confront. Brass models of these 20mm cuff web links have the right to be purchased from Amazon.


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Many outfits in Spectre evoked the restricted color palette watched in the Connery era through ties chosen to match or reflect the suit and paired via white dress shirts, such as both blue suits, the black funeral suit, and the brvery own desert outfit. This outfit adheres to that device through a blue silk repp tie from Tom Ford.


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Daniel Craig’s Bond started wearing Crockett & Jones shoes in Skyfall and Spectre. In this scene, he wears the Crockett & Jones “Norwich” derby shoes (or bluchers) in babsence calf leather with 5 lace eyelets, a straight toe cap, and also Dainite studded rubber soles. More information have the right to be discovered at James Bond Lifestyle or the Crockett & Jones website. Bond somewhat disappointingly wears them through babsence dress socks as the brief break of the trousers would have made this a better opportunity to proceed the leg line with dark blue socks; possibly he didn’t bvarious other to adjust the socks from his all-black Day of the Dead ensemble.


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Daniel Craig has actually worn specifically Omega watches in the time of his tenure as James Bond, and his latest dress chronometer gets a fine deyet in Spectre‘s opening sequence. The Omega Seamaster Aqua Terra 150M Master Co-Axial 231.10.42.21.03.003 was defined by Omega itself as a “classical yet durable timeitem represents a tribute to Omega’s rich maritime heritage,” making it the perfect option for Commander Bond. The stainmuch less steel watch has actually a 41.5mm case, presented on a a stainmuch less steel bracelet. The sun-brumelted, lacquered blue dial “recalls the wooden decks of deluxe sailwatercrafts,” according to Omega, decorated via the Teak Concept pattern and also embellimelted via a date window positioned at 3:00. The watch’s Omega Master Co-Axial calibre 8500 activity, visible with the transparent caseago, is resistant to magnetic areas greater than 15,000 gauss.

You deserve to learn more around this Omega watch and the others in the Bond series at James Bond Lifestyle. Similar watches can be discovered at Amazon, if you’re in the market for a Bond-style Omega.


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For more about this outfit and also its accessories, check out James Bond Lifestyle’s portal. If you want to read even more about the Day of the Dead costume that Bond initially wore over this suit, read The Suits of James Bond’s great write-up from yesterday.

The Gun

James Bond arms himself for his unauthorized assassination mission with a Glock 17 fitted right into a FAB Defense KPOS Carbine Conversion kit as evidenced on IMFDB. This kit permits the user to take a full-size semi-automatic pistol—specifically a third or fourth generation Glock however the website also describes 2 allowable SIG Sauer models—and also transdevelop it right into a PDW (Personal Defense Weapon).

Bond fits his converted Glock via a suppressor and also blue laser sight.


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More indevelopment about the FAB Defense convariation kit deserve to be discovered at their website.

How to Get the Look

Daniel Craig’s 007 proves that a restricted color palette doesn’t intend boring and that a timeless suiting pattern doesn’t mean outdated.

Blue and black Prince of Wales glen plhelp wool suit through light blue windowpane overcheck (Tom Ford “O’Connor”), consisting of:Single-breasted 3-roll-2 switch suit jacket via narrow notch lapels, curved “barchetta” breast pocket, slanted flapped hip pockets, 4-button functional cuffs, and single ventFlat front medium-low rise trocustomers with extfinished front waist tab, slide-buckle side adjusters, curved on-seam side pockets, button-via jetted ago pockets, and also turn-ups/cuffs via brief breakWhite cotton poplin Tom Ford dress shirt through allude collar, front placket, ago side darts, and also double/French cuffsBlue repp silk Tom Ford tieRound silver tradition Tom Ford cuff web links through silver “JB” monogram elevated from blue enamel faceBabsence calf Crockett & Jones “Norwich” 5-eyelet cap-toe derby shoes via Dainite studded rubber solesBlack dress socksOmega Seagrasp Aqua Terra 150M Master Co-Axial (231.10.42.21.03.003) stainmuch less steel wristwatch through lacquered blue dial (through 3:00 date window) on stainless steel connect bracelet

Iconic Alternatives has a great rundvery own of affordable choices for gentlemen interested in channeling Bond’s made-to-measure Tom Ford look.

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The Quote

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Written by luckystrike721Posted in Bond Format, Suit, What to Wear to the OfficeTagged via 2010s, Blue/Navy Suit, Clothes by Tom Ford, Daniel Craig, Fall, Gun, James Bond, Mexico, Omega Seagrasp watch, Plassist Suit, Spectre, Spy, Warm Climate, What to Wear to the Office, White Shirt, Windowpane Suit11 comments
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November 2, 2016 - 5:42 pmSir Edward Percival Fox-Ingleby, Bt

I have to agree with Ryan, the new suits by Ford are reduced way to tight. I think this would be a hindrance in a job prefer Mr. Bond’s.