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Style Essential: Albert Thurston White Moiré Suspenders

Take a cue from 007 and set a pair of white suspenders against that crisp white evening shirt.  The belt is a decidedly informal and unwelcome tuxedo accessory as the trousers should have those side-tab adjustment things, but this is … Continue reading

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Essential Wheels: Aston Martin DB5

Whether you’re saving the world (again), beating an overweight supervillan at golf, or just heading over to Trader Joe’s for a couple bottles of Two Buck Chuck, the timeless lines of the DB5 will get you there in style.  The … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Swaine Adeney Brigg SAB Bond Attaché Case

In From Russia With Love, Q supplies Bond with custom attachés that hold, among other things, 20 rounds of ammunition, gold coins, throwing knives, and tear gas.  London-based Swaine Adeney Brigg created the movie version, and still offer the SAB Bond … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Rolex Explorer

The watch of Ian Fleming’s James Bond, the Rolex Explorer has an adventurer’s soul in a sleek, timeless body.  More style-versatile than the Submariner, the Explorer is every bit at home on top of Everest as it is paired with … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Rolex Submariner

It’s hard to think of a more classic, all-purpose watch than the Submariner.  Its reputation for accuracy, durability, and style has been well earned, and pretty much any serious watch collector will have one or two stashed away to wear … Continue reading

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Sport Essential: Penfold Dual iD Golf Balls

Ever since Sean Connery’s Bond proclaimed, “Here’s my Penfold Hearts” in Goldfinger, we have been infatuated with the deck-of-cards style ball markings.  Penfold finally revamped this line and introduced the Dual iD after a lengthy hiatus, so our love of … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Corvus Bond Watch Strap

NATO, G10, or RAF watch bands are a great way to transform your current steel or leather banded watch into a more casual, military-inspired weekend watch.  When confronted with the dozens of designs and colors of NATO straps on the … Continue reading

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Style Essential: Ronson Varaflame Lighter

Ian Fleming’s James Bond used a Ronson Varaflame.  Also pervasive in Mad Men. Price: $250 Link: Ronson.nl

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