Sean Connery | Clothes on Film

  • It’s the most celebrated, the most special, the most significant watch of all time; Rolex is symbolic of many things in the movies: style, wealth, attitude, and perhaps most importantly, taste. That is not to say a Rolex is elitist, but rather that the wearer on screen, anyone from James Bond to Steve McQueen, is someone possessed of the knowledge that there is no better. Rolex is the pinnacle. The history of Rolex on film is not nearly as interesting as the scope of its wearers and how this simple act of either subtle or ostentatious display can define character. Take James Bond, a man whose breeding was forced upon…

  • This is a personal post about designing my custom made James Bond shirt. It is not an advertorial and wasn’t paid for. All photographs are of the final finished shirt(s) and taken by David Wade of Vogue Shot photography. There are now ample custom shirt makers online, but as a pre-existing customer of Deo Veritas what made this company stand out for me was a steadfast, almost stubborn desire to get everything ‘just so’. Seemingly no query or request is too much trouble. Bearing this in mind I tasked Deo Veritas with recreating a shirt I have always sought yet been unable to find off the peg or in my…

  • George Lazenby’s fashionable Bond is sartorially similar to Daniel Craig in Skyfall.

  • A new compilation of sartorially revealing James Bond photographs by Terry O’Neill.

  • A look at the costumes you can expect to see and enjoy at Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style.

  • A new web documentary analysing the look of James Bond.

  • Costume designer Lindy Hemming chats exclusively to Clothes on Film about her contribution to Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style.

  • The first trailer for Skyfall hits with several suits, an overcoat, sportswear and a beanie.

  • The blue towelling playsuit in Goldfinger is typically remembered as Bond’s one sartorial disaster. Yet it might be worthy of reconsideration.


  • Matt Spaiser, creator of The Suits of James Bond blog, analyses the style of 007 in the film that started it all – Dr. No.

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  • Sean Connery wore an elegant Victorian coat in The First Great Train Robbery.