It’s been 17 years since we saw Bond’s Aston Martin sliding across a frozen tundra, ‘Bolero’ (probably) blasting out from the stereo. And ever since Pierce Brosnan’s final outing as 007 in Die Another Day,a gritty new Bond has looked after the licence to kill, (a Bond that some fans want to see dead). And yet Brosnan is more Bond than he’s ever been. At the 42nd Annual Kennedy Center Honors in Washington DC, the 66-year-old enlisted the battle armour that made MI6’s biggest philanderer famous, the sort we all associate with every iteration from Connery, to Moore, and yes, even Timothy Dalton. It was the tuxedo. A razor-sharp, classically trained, unyielding tuxedo. Read more at Esquire.