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Cream silk jacket, waistcoat and trousers with black/brown cross-hatched weave, bespoke brown shirt with orange and dark blue square pattern with black & fawn geometric grid style print
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Silva (Javier Bardem) wears this three-piece suit when James Bond (Daniel Craig) first meets him in his Dead City lair. Silva takes Bond to his computer room where he taunts him. “This was not about creating fear or menace; it was about creating an uncomfortable situation," Bardem reflected of Silva’s motivation. Responding to the "uncomfortable" feel of the scene, Jany Temime created a costume that she says is "sexy in an uncomfortable way". Silva’s waistcoat and trousers are impeccably tailored and cut of fine cloth. The flamboyantly printed shirt is the antithesis of Bond’s characteristically classic understated style.

The seller of this lot has agreed to donate their entire proceeds of the sale of this lot, if sold, to Women for Women International (UK), a registered UK charity. Women for Women International (UK) is registered in England and Wales with registered charity number 1115109. In addition, Christie’s will donate our entire buyer’s premium, less any costs incurred in selling the lot, please see further detailed information at the back of this catalogue.
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