You think James Bond wore buttoned cuffs?Correction: Bond Director, Terrance Young - Not Flemming - took Connery to his personal London tailors to get him attired as James Bond - being: Suit-maker Anthony Sinclair for the conduit-cut suits, and, T&B for his custom made cocktail-cuff button-down shirts. - Sherm "Well Appointed" Natman
You think James Bond wore buttoned cuffs?
would love one but I am too picky about hats and need to try on for fit. guess i need to book a trip to Cairo!Speaking of The Fez...
Meet Nasser Abd El-Baset, one of the last traditional, hand-made (Tarboosh) Fez-Makers left in Cairo, in this amazing YouTube VIDEO
Nassar is from a multi-generational family of dedicated Fez-Makers - his son Muhammad (aka Young Nassar) - will be carrying on the family tradition of hand-crafting and shaping the finest fez in the middle east, AND, on 600 year-old brass molds and stove which which to work the felt in creating many different styles of the Fez - including the mold for the politically-charged specific Fez which was outlawed in the 1950s by the government.
This is THE REAL McCOY, hand-made, woven straw lined interior form, hand-sewn tassel, Turkish-Ottoman Fez and not some Halloween Adventure costume nonsense from China.
It looks like you can order from Nassar for $99 USD delivered on Etsy, under the store: CleopatraEgypt.
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Very, very cool stuff, very cool history - Sherm Natman
Good God. I’ll never look at James in the same light again.Did you not see the 2 included reference pictures from Dr No ?
Here is a 3rd picture, in case you missed the other two - Sherm "20-20" Natman
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