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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.

Vintage released The SPECTRE Trilogy

With the SPECTRE film currently being filmed for a November 2015 release, it's time to read up on the famous SPECTRE organisation. Vintage releases The SPECTRE Trilogy, featuring three original Ian Fleming novels in which James Bond has to deal with the SPECTRE organisation: Thunderball, On Her Majesty's Secret Service and You Only Live Twice.

SPECTRE vlog features Day of the Dead festival

The latest SPECTRE video blog (or vlog) focuses on filming the opening sequence set during the Day of the Dead festival in Mexico City.

007 Lotus Esprit submarine car

RM Auctions will auction off the one and only functional Lotus Esprit submarine car, used in the James Bond film The Spy Who Loved Me (1977), at its central London sale, 8–9 September 2013.

Your chance to get some of the Bond brands for less during the summer sale, including Swarovski, John Smedley, Sunspel!

walther lp53 on auction

James Bond’s Walther LP53 gun, used by Sean Connery in publicity shots for From Russia With Love and the N70CF Acrostar BD-5J Micro Jet used in the opening sequence of Octopussy will go up for auction at the Profiles in History Hollywood auction on July 29th, 2013.

007 james bond golf day

On 28th June 2013, Stoke Park welcomed 17 teams of golfers to compete in the first ever Official James Bond Golf Day in association with EON Productions.

istanbul bazaar rooftop bond lifestyle

From June 28th to July 8th 2013, a group of more than 30 Bond fans is led by the expert team of ThemePartyPeople to filming locations in Europe.

Auction Christies Breitling TopTime Thunderball final price

The original Thunderball Geiger Counter watch prop, based on a Breitling TopTime, fetched a higher price than expected at Christie's Pop Culture auction on June 26, 2013 in South Kensington, London.

Sophie Harley

One of the most famous pieces of jewellery in Bond movie history is the Algerian Love Knot necklace by Sophie Harley, worn by Eva Green (who plays Vesper). The intricate necklace features in not just one but two Bond films, Casino Royale (2006) and Quantum of Solace (2008). Now, five years after that last movie, the love knot necklace and collection including the earrings are still a popular part of Sophie Harley's impressive collection.

The Other Fellow set visit

The Other Fellow is an upcoming documentary film about real men around the world that have the name James Bond. Bond Lifestyle's Remmert van Braam traveled to London to meet director Matthew Bowyer on the set.

Stoke Park James Bond Golf Day

On Friday 28th June 2013, Stoke Park will play host to the official James Bond Golf Day.

Auction Christies Breitling TopTime Thunderball

The original Thunderball Geiger Counter watch prop, based on a Breitling TopTime, will be auctioned at Christie's Pop Culture auction on June 26, 2013 in South Kensington, London. The estimated price is £40,000 – £60,000 ($60,400 - $90,600).

Enter the Orlebar Brown summer photo contest

Orlebar Brown and Bond Lifestyle invite you to enter the Summer Contest for your chance to win £5,000 / $7,500 / €5,700 to spend at Orlebar Brown and a five night stay at the Mandarin Oriental Miami, courtesy of Tablet Hotels (flights included) and a $1,000 shopping spree at Scoop NYC in Miami South Beach.

Original Thunderball Geiger counter watch found by Bond fans

Yes, you read that correctly….THE original, screen-worn Breitling Top Time Geiger counter watch worn by Sean Connery in the 1965 film Thunderball has surfaced! Read the amazing story and see the photos.

Sunspel Swim Shorts now available

After months of testing and refining, the Sunspel Swim Shorts are now available on the Sunspel website and in the three London stores.

top marques 2013 monaco james bond

Top Marques celebrates its 10th anniversary from April 18 till 21, 2013, in Monte Carlo, with a lot of Bond related surprises!

Solo James Bond novel

William Boyd announced today that the title of his forthcoming James Bond novel will be Solo.

MI6 Confidential 20 Art of Bond special

Thanks to the overwhelming response to the first 'Art of Bond' special, MI6 Confidential opened the archives again for more rarely seen art, photography, covers and concept work from the films, books and games. Issues of this kind capture the work of a variety artists and contributors to the Bond canon, many of whom do not normally receive the praise and attention they deserve.

The Macallan 1962 bottle from SkyFall to be auctioned

A bottle of The Macallan 1962 Fine and Rare, as seen in SkyFall, will be auctioned for charity at a Sotheby's auction on April 17th 2013.

007 Fragrance Ocean Royale

The new addition to the official James Bond perfume collection from the motion picture company Eon Productions launched in 2012 (with the debut James Bond 007 fragrance and limited Gold Edition) is named James Bond Ocean Royale.

Building the Aston Martin DB5 1/8 scale die-cast model

Currently the Aston Martin DB5 1/8 scale is available in The Netherlands, so I was able to subscribe. In the next 85 weeks, parts of this model will be delivered and put together.

Bond 50 on Blu-Ray

To celebrate the release of SkyFall on Blu-Ray this week in the USA, Amazon.com offers the Bond 50 on Blu-Ray box set for only $129.99.

James Bond Aston Martin DB5 for sale

One of the original James Bond Aston Martin DB5's has been put up for sale by Richard Stewart Williams Ltd in the UK. This DB5 features all the working gadgets, from the hidden telephone to the bullet screen, hidden weaponry and rotating license plates.

MI6 Confidential #19: Billion Dollar Bond

Whilst pundits' predictions of SkyFall's success definitely rang true, the 23rd Bond adventure surely surpassed even the most optimistic auspices, both in terms of substance, and box office success.

Operation Euro2013  The Istanbul Venetian Affair

The ThemePartyPeople once again organise an exciting new Bond trip, visiting Bond film sites in Istanbul, Munich, Viena, Venice and other locations. James, you’re needed in Istanbul …