James Bond has been around for decades and yet it has never been stronger. From Sean Connery to Daniel Craig, the Bond frenzy only grows more powerful with each new movie, and we bet it’s never really going to end.
Any self-respecting Bond fan should therefore make sure that they have enough 007 merchandise to impress their grandchildren with. To that end, we have compiled a list of 007-themed gifts that might just do the trick.
Here are the best James Bond gifts you’ll wish you’d thought of before!
1. Trivial Pursuit
Test your knowledge about the James Bond world with this Trivial Pursuit game that will prove how much of a 007 aficionado you are. With 600 questions that explore the entire Bond cinematic universe, this game has enough material to teach you new things about the movie series for years to come!
2. License to Grill Apron
It’s rare to see Bond cook in his movies, the man being far too busy saving the world and all. That being said, wearing this “Licence to Grill” black and white apron will make you more confident and classier at the stove than you could ever dream to be. Just make sure you’re not so busy battling villains you forget the pie that’s in the oven.
3. Bond Aston Martin Lego Set
Memorabilia any fan would love! Nothing is more beautiful than James Bond’s car sitting on your shelf to remind you how much you love this franchise. Lovers of collectibles and Legos will relish in taking the time to build this stunning Aston Martin – an effort that is well worth the end result.
4. James Bond Mug
This gorgeous porcelain mug is so slick you’ll feel ten times more important just pouring coffee into it. With its simple but glossy look, it will be perfect for any morning person who needs to catch a glimpse of the 007 sign and feel motivated for the day. If you don’t buy one for yourself, this also makes a wonderful present for a significant other.
5. 007 Mat
“I’ve been expecting you, Mr. Bond…” What better way to welcome your friends and family into your home than by having this endearing mat on your doorstep? Available in one size, this will look fabulous on any porch and will make one feel like their home might just be a spy lair filled with gadgets and secrets.
6. Bond Parking Sign
If you’re thinking of getting something cool, funny and original for your Bond-loving best friend, dad or boyfriend, this car sign is the ultimate gift idea. It most certainly isn’t legally binding, but anyone taking a single look at it might briefly think it is! With its retro red and white color scheme and old timey feel, this sign is both beautiful and striking. We dare you to find a better present idea.
7. Bond Fragrance
Whether you prefer to shower yourself with fragrance or slightly spray a small but effective dose of it on your neck, this 007 perfume will instantly turn you into the life of the party. Make everyone wonder if you haven’t secretly been enrolled in Her Majesty’s Secret Service – remember that you’ve got to keep it confidential, though.
8. Eject Button Car Lighter
Want to feel like a proper British spy? This Eject Button cigarette lighter is both stylish and menacing. Give someone a ride and just smile knowingly when they ask you if it’s real…we promise this is worth terrifying your friends for just a few seconds.
9. Sean Connery Funko Pop Figure
Most Bond fans adore Sean Connery’s inimitable version of 007, and this Funko Pop is the perfect way to prove that love. Although Funko Pops are made to look adorable rather than charismatic, James has never looked more dashing and intimidating as he does in that perfectly tailor white tux.
10. 007 Travel Mug
Want to feel like you’re having a drink with the head of a dangerous secret organization? This cool tumbler cup is perfect and will have all of your friends asking you where you got it. The iconic 007 design is slick enough to shine from afar, so what are you waiting for?
11. James Bond Monopoly
This 007-themed Monopoly game is any Bond fan’s wildest dream, and those who also happen to love board games will finally know what heaven feels like. Tuck in with friends and family one evening, have a Bond marathon and get the game going! You’re never leaving the house again, are you?
12. Bond Encyclopedia
If one of your friends is eager to beef up their knowledge about the James Bond universe, this encyclopedia is a perfect starting point. This book not only goes through the entire lore and events of every Bond movie, it also contains some memorable stills and trivia about the world of your favorite spy.
13. James Bond Mask
We’re just going to go right ahead and say it: customized protective masks have become an acceptable form of gifts in today’s COVID-stricken world. So what better way to lighten up your bestie’s life than by offering them this simple but badass James Bond mask? Available for adults and children over 13, this mask will both protect its bearer from the virus and impress people at the bus stop. What more could one ask?
14. 007 Lighter
This unique lighter is both stylish and simple, the perfect way for a James Bond aficionado to constantly feel like they could be called to save the world at any point. Coming in twelve different designs, from the classic black and white logo to the retro look of the “Dr. No” lighter, this object is a must-have for anyone who aspires to be 007’s number one fan.
15. James Bond T-Shirt
Want to make sure you don’t forget the names of the many actors who have played James Bond over the years? This t-shirt has them all. From Connery to Craig, this small but evocative list will make its owner stand out as a fan who doesn’t need flashing 007 logos to profess their love for the saga. Sometimes, a name says it all.
16. Daniel Craig Funko Pop Figure
Many moons ago, fans of the franchise were outraged to learn that a blonde-haired, blue-eyed actor named Daniel Craig would take over Pierce Brosnan’s place as the lead of the 007 saga. Over a decade later, most fans wouldn’t have it any other way. This fantastic Casino Royale Funko Pop is a testament to the brilliance that is Daniel Craig in this iconic role.
17. Bond DVD Set
There is no better proof of one’s love for James Bond than owning this absolutely stunning, complete DVD box set which reunites all 22 movies, meaning 45 hours of pure thrills and blissful adventures. It will also look fantastic on any shelf, although can you resist the temptation to marathon them everyday? We think not.
18. Bond Trump Cards
This Top Trumps card game will both entertain and educate fans of the Bond universe, allowing players to explore every single 007 movie but also the most iconic characters and villains of the franchise. Playable with as many people as you fancy, not a single after-dinner party will ever feel dull again.
Whether it’s for Christmas, anniversary or a birthday, we hope you’ve found something in this list of gifts for James Bond fans. Although there have been many different Bonds over the years, one chore element of this franchise is its thrilling, adventurous universe we’d all like to visit.
So hurry up and get some 007 merch to make your friends’ dreams come true.
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