How to Wear a Tuxedo

March 29, 2011

Some of my favorite looks for black tie dressing.

Patrick McGoohan - Double breasted Ivory dinner jacket - Danger Man - Early 1960's

Marlene Dietrich - White tie and tails

Humphrey Bogart - Great shawl collar on the white dinner jacket


Rod Serling - Winning his fourth Emmy Award - Awesome bowtie!

Rod Serling #2 - Here at the 1959 Emmy's with his wife Carol. - I love the narrow shawl collar

Josephine Baker - White tie and tails

Nat King Cole - Great white dinner jacket with mohair trousers

Walter Cronkite - Shawl collar and cummerbund. Love the ivory pocket square

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I’ve often looked around to see if I could find a list of spies that people like other than James Bond. Here’s a list of some of my favorites:

Derek Flint from "Our Man Flint"

Derek Flint from "Our Man Flint"

John Drake from "Danger Man"

John Drake from “Danger Man”
Modesty Blaise

Modesty Blaise

Jeff Costello from "Le Samouri"

Jeff Costello from "Le Samouri"

Cary Grant, having many alias in "Charade"

Cary Grant, having many alias in "Charade"

Alec Leamas in "The Spy Who Came in From the Cold"

Alec Leamas in "The Spy Who Came in From the Cold"

Here are a few really fun gadgets that you can see at the “International Spy Museum” in Washington DC.:

Shoes with transmitters in the soles

Shoes with transmitters in the soles

Coat with a hidden camera

Coat with a hidden camera