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10 Essentials for the Americana James Bond

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The British spy has been well documented through culture, from Ian Fleming's James Bond to John le Carre's George Smiley. It's the gentleman every guy wants to be a little more like. Perfectly tailored, undeniably capable in any situation and just the right amount of dangerous.

Yet the American equivalent has never really existed. Jason Bourne and Jack Ryan lack style and identity. Wild West flicks can't escape the period setting. And movies that get a lot right – the Statesman characters in Kingsman: The Golden Circle come to mind – tread close to parody. (We don't advise wielding a lasso.)

So, what does a modern gentleman cowboy look like today? The American-version of Bond circa now? Old-fashioned charm. Chivalry. Blind enthusiasm for justice. Appreciation for finely crafted goods. Cheerful indifference to all difficulty. And, of course, the stateside equivalent to 007's Aston Martin in the garage. Step right up.

Stetson Leather-Trimmed Felt Hat, $250

J.Crew Indigo-Dyed Denim Jacket, $120

1967 Chevrolet C10 Centennial SEMA Truck, $POR

Moscot Shtarker Aviator Sunglasses, $300

The James Brand County Knife, $150

Flint and Tinder Supima Air Knit Tee, $29

Buck Mason Raw Indigo Slim Fit Jean, $135

Jean Shop Brown Leather Western Belt, $150

Form/Function/Form x Timex Watch, $98

Red Wing Heritage Chelsea Boot, $240