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The ever changing guide to clothing, gadgets, accessories, vehicles and locations spotted in early released photos and videos from SPECTRE. Spoiler Alert: this article might reveal parts of the SPECTRE plot and other elements from the upcoming Bond movie.

Pierce Brosnan Aston Martin Vanquish destroyed

A post on Pierce Brosnan's Instagram page tells us the sad news that Brosnan's personal Aston Martin Vanquish is no more. It was destroyed in a fire in the garage of his Malibu home on Wednesday 11 February 2015.

Sam Mendes talks SPECTRE in new behind the scenes video

Director Sam Mendes talks about SPECTRE in a new video released today on 007.com.

From the set of Bond 24, he reveals why he has returned to direct his second Bond film and expands upon the story of SPECTRE.

Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains

The International Spy Museum in Washington has mounted a major new exhibit featuring the most memorable villains who have appeared since 007 first hit the screen 50 years ago in Dr. No. The interactive exhibit, “Exquisitely Evil: 50 Years of Bond Villains,” will feature James Bond’s chief adversaries, their henchmen, lairs, and weapons.

Bond In Motion extended for a further year

The National Motor Museum, Beaulieu is proud to announce that Bond In Motion, the exclusive official exhibition of 50 original James Bond vehicles, will be continuing throughout 2013.

Cartamundi turnhout

After years of enjoying the Casino Royale playing cards, I finally got a chance to visit the place where they were designed and manufactured: Cartamundi headquarters in Turnhout (Belgium).

Aston Martin DB5 3D prop model

Innovative 3D printing technology from Augsburg-based voxeljet is on display in the newest James Bond film SkyFall. Spoiler alert: if you didn't see the film yet, this article might contain spoilers.

Aston Martin Vantage V8

While SkyFall premiered in London, Sohail Ahmed had a great week, living the Bond lifestyle. He won the car of his dreams – an Aston Martin V8 Vantage – in the Best of the Best Supercar competition, and collected the keys from Daniel Craig lookalike Max Ryder!

Win a John Smedley hamper with the Bobby pullover

It was recently discovered that Bond wears a John Smedley Bobby pullover in SkyFall. John Smedley is currently featuring a contest on their website where you can win a special Hamper set, which includes the Bobby Sweater!

MI6 Confidential #18: Bringing Bond Home

MI6 Confidential, the full-colour magazine celebrating the world of James Bond 007, returns with its eighteenth issue.

The Bond Experience launches on November 7th

The Bond Experience is a social site built for Bond fans by Bond fans. This new website is created by David Zaritksy, who many of you here know well from his videopodcasts and articles on Bond Lifestyle. The Bond Experience is made up of impactful moments of excitement, discovery and camaraderie around all things Bond.

Heieneken SkyFall screening in Amsterdam

This week, the movie SkyFall premiered in The Netherlands, with Bérénice Marlohe promoting SkyFall and Heineken in the beer’s country of origin. Bond Lifestyle’s Remmert van Braam was invited to interview Bérénice Marlohe and attend the Heineken SkyFall screening.

Interview with Bérénice Marlohe

On Monday October 29th, 2012 I had the chance to speak to French/Cambodian actress Bérénice Marlohe, who plays leading Bond girl Severine in the James Bond film SkyFall. Heineken offered me and a few select journalists a chance to meet the latest Bond girl in the Conservatorium Hotel in Amsterdam.

Izabella Scorupco's screen-used bikini from GoldenEye for sale

From Sweden With Love reports that Izabella Scorupco's (Natalya Simonova) screen-used La Perla bikini from GoldenEye (1995) is being put up for sale at a charity auction in Stockholm.

Bond at 50 Roger Moore

On Sunday October 21st, Bondstars marked the 50th anniversary of 007 with the “Bond At 50” event at Pinewood Studios with a screening of Dr No and a Sunday lunch with guest of honour Sir Roger Moore.

James Bond infographics

It seems a new trend has appeared: info graphics about James Bond. Bond Lifestyle shows you a selection of 007 info graphics. Click on an image for the larger version on the source website.

The Best Bond Vehicle Gadgets From The 007 Film Franchise:

Sunspel shorts

Sunspel announced the winner of the Thunderball inspired swimming shorts, started a new competition and offers you a discount code!

The winner of the shorts, created by Sunspel for the Designing 007 - Fifity Years of Bond style competition, is Mr John Baird. He will receive the framed Thunderball shorts and all 8 colours of the Riviera Polo.

SkyFall Premiere red carpet show live feed

Today, Tuesday, October 23rd the eyes of the world will fall on the iconic Royal Albert Hall in London as the stars of SkyFall and a glittering array of talent from screen, stage, music and sport light up an incredible red carpet at the Royal World Premiere of the 23rd James Bond film.

Charlie Higson Twitter

As Bond-mania reaches fever pitch in the UK, Twitter (@TwitterUK) has teamed up with Young Bond author Charlie Higson (@monstroso) to remind us where it all began.

Some of the Land Rover Defenders which were used in the filming of the latest Bond movie, SkyFall have been returned to Land Rover, and will go on display this weekend (October 27 and 28) at a free exhibition at The Hospital Club in Covent Garden.

Bond Lifestyle's 007 Year Anniversary

This month, full of Bond anniversaries and SkyFall premieres, Bond Lifestyle celebrates a 7 year anniversary. On October 24th, the Bond Lifestyle website is exactly seven years old!

SkyFall rave reviews

On October 12th, more than a 1000 journalists from all over the world watched the movie SkyFall in London. With the official release of the film still two weeks away, the first reviews have been published already.

Christies James Bond auction results

The Christie's auction "50 Years of James Bond - The Auction" has ended and some items have fetched remarkable prices.

Land Rover Defender SkyFall for sale

Bond-fan Michael Dettelbach found this interesting listing on eBay: a screen used 2011 Land Rover Defender 110 Double Cab from t

Bond Lifestyle secret mission

Today, a special package was delivered to me. A large envelop containing a small Sony ICD-TX50 IC recording device and printed photograph of a bird (a Swallow). On the back of the photograph is handwritten (read more below the photo).

skyfall adele

At 0.07, London time on 5 October, the beginning of Global James Bond Day, the SkyFall theme song by Adele was released on Adele's website.