Christmas gift guide: Gadgets and home ideas inspired by James Bond


The second part of Director’s Christmas gift guide of ideas from Bond film suppliers looks at gadgets, technology and presents for the home…

Sony RX100 IV Camera
In Sony’s tie-in Spectre advert, Made for Bond, Moneypenny (Naomie Harris) uses the Sony RX100 IV camera for some slow-mo surveillance on London’s South Bank. Sony, whose association with Bond began with Casino Royale, make what are widely considered to be the best RX100 point-and-shoot cameras on the market. £849

Floris No.89 Eau
007 comes across as a man who could surface from an icy tussle with a beefy henchman smelling of spicy sandalwood. And, indeed, Floris is namechecked in the Dr No, Moonraker and Diamonds Are Forever books. This classical cologne tinged with bergamot, lavender and neroli was Fleming’s personal favourite. £75 (100ml)

James Bond Monopoly
Swap London localities for Bond movies and hotels for HQs and you have a quirky spin on the wheeling and dealing family board game. The playing pieces – from an Aston Martin DBS to Oddjob’s hat via the Lotus Esprit submarine – are a neat humourous touch. £29.99

La Pavoni Europiccola
Live and Let Die offers a rare celluloid portrayal of Bond’s living quarters, and the mostly old-school interior features one gadget which would, in 1973, have been positively futuristic: this chrome espresso machine with which Bond brews M a cappuccino. £321

Mulberry deerskin ‘Day Glove’
The Bath-based luxury outfit has confirmed that these cashmere-lined, classically styled gloves with intricate stitching grace Bond’s well-scuffed hands in Spectre. £225

James Bond Giclée Print
A single symbol epitomising each movie – the tarot card from Live and Let Die, the trunks from Casino Royale, the conch shell from Dr No – features on each of these elegant A5 prints made using Giclée, a printing process that utilises pigment-based inks and top quality paper. £8

Now read more ideas from our Christmas gift guide

Christmas gift guide part three: Travel and adventure products inspired by James Bond

Christmas gift guide part four: Clothing and accessories

Christmas gift guide part one: Food and drink

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Alexander Parker

Alexander Parker

Alexander Parker is a freelance writer and filmmaker.

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