The John Varvatos suede jacket is navy and not charcoal. From looking at labels, they are still manufacturing their cashmere ans intarsia un Scotland. The turtleneck sweater is also from a label James Bond has worn before (in Skyfall): N.Peal. Archer did not have any impact on the fashion industry. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Condé Nast. Interestingly, I had always referred to these as a polo neck. I think we’re going to see turtlenecks and NATO watch straps both make a resurgence in popularity after their appearances in SPECTRE. I’ve never seen a picture of him younger than his “Saint” days until now. Pretty sure Steve’s chukkas are not Sanders. Both the true turtleneck and the mock turtleneck are returning in Spectre. Craig’s dark grey version better flatters his fair complexion and adds more subtle interest in updating the look. Though Sanders are the closest look that I’ve seen today. All rights reserved. Ballantyne is still alive (was bought by an italian firm). The poster for the latest James Bond movie, Spectre, just dropped. In The Spy Who Loved Me he wears a navy turtleneck as part of his naval battle dress, and in Moonraker he wears a cream turtleneck under a double-breasted navy blazer. Bond also wears it well. I think with respect to the NATO, Bond may be following the trend rather than setting it, as these have been back in fashion for a few years now. Why James Bond Wearing a Turtleneck is Always Awesome. Turtleneck sales here (in Australia) went off the charts after Ilya Kuryakin started wearing them in The Man From U.N.C.L.E. I see where you’re coming from with this and as often there’s a US/UK variation which needlessly confuses matters. I own the jacket and have always seen it as a sort of cold shade of navy, but I thought it had to do with how the suede reflects light. Bond Suits is an unofficial information resource and is not linked to the official James Bond production companies. Any idea what this might be? An alternative to the turtleneck is the shorter and more modern mock turtleneck, which does not fold over. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. **Related: Daniel Craig’s Style Evolution**. From award-winning writing and photography to binge-ready videos to electric live events, GQ meets millions of modern men where they live, creating the moments that create conversations. In the film, Craig will be wearing a dark blue-grey suede Racer Jacket from John Varvatos over the mock turtleneck to conceal his gun. Craig wears it under a heavy navy wool zip-front blouson in the Austrian Alps. Imagine how much better the article would have been in you’d have taken maybe 30 Minuten to publish it… . “Fashion” be damned. In the poster, Daniel Craig wears the N.Peal 300 Spectre Mock Turtle Neck Sweater (in dark charcoal grey) as emphasized by the brand: ‘The sweater as worn by James Bond in the official teaser poster for the forthcoming Spectre film. Is that a mandarin collar? Bullitt is such a classic film. Bullitt‘s poster and publicity stills, which are without the jacket, are what made the look so iconic. This look immediately recalls the 1973 film Live and Let Die, in which Roger Moore wears a black full turtleneck with black trousers and shoulder holster. You have entered an incorrect email address! As we’ve shown you before, turtlenecks are a great way to add some elegance to your outfit when you’re not feeling the expected shirt-and-tie combo. bondturtleneck_0003_Screen Shot 2015-03-17 at 1.42.49 PM.jpg. Let’s take a look at a few: 1. Before that they were mainly seen on sailors and fishermen. The roll back version is a “polo neck” (or “polotröja”, to be exact). It is cable-knitted and in a heavier Mongolian cashmere. Not only does Daniel Craig copy McQueen’s turtleneck and shoulder holster look in Spectre, but he also wears the same brown suede Sanders & Sanders “Playboy” chukka boots that McQueen wears in Bullitt. The car case through San Fran with that soundtrack is brilliant. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Would you say the polo neck work better with some physiques than others ? As you have pointed out in previous articles Matt, McQueen is obviously a huge source of style inspiration for Daniel Craig. Since 1957, GQ has inspired men to look sharper and live smarter with its unparalleled coverage of style, culture, and beyond. The jacket is lighter than it appears in the film. Craig had the power to return shawl collar cardigans to the forefront of fashion after wearing them as James Bond in Casino Royale and Quantum of Solace, and he will no doubt do the same for the turtleneck after wearing three in Spectre. Vitals Timothy Dalton as James Bond, British government agent Bratislava, Fall 1986 Film: The Living Daylights Release Date: June 27, 1987 Director: John Glen Costume Designer: Emma … Pierce Brosnan wears a heavy cashmere cable-knit mock turtleneck from the Scottish company Ballantyne, now liquidated, in the 2002 film. Hah! I didn’t know that Solo actually wore it first though. You’re missing a key piece in the re-introduction of the turtleneck: N.Peal turtleneck in “Fumo Grey” from Spectre. For example I think it would not work at all on Brosnan in Goldeneye. The sheen of the mohair takes Bond into nig ... What are your thoughts on the grey mohair suit in Dr. No or a black and grey pick-and-pick suit for ... 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