How to Look Like a Bond Girl…When You Aren’t

I have to confess, I am one of those women who really love the Bond movies since Daniel Craig has become Bond. Look, I know I’m not a Bond Girl. Never fit the mold and never will. But then in the older Bond flicks, most of what put me off was the names of the Bond Girls. So now that I am a Bond fan, I started thinking about which Bond Girl would I be, if I could be. Which led to me thinking how could I look like a Bond Girl, when I’m not.

The answer was easy. There was one woman in all the films that Bond regularly flirted with and she wasn’t likely to get killed or turn out to be working for the bad guy… Miss Moneypenny! And the good news is that she has made a return to the new Bond flick “Skyfall”. Although the new Eve Moneypenny is a little different to the older version and probably a bit more exciting, I have found my inspiration from the older version.

Bond and Moneypenny

Bond and Moneypenny

To Be or Not To Be a Bond Girl: Okay, I know that officially, Miss Moneypenny wasn’t a Bond Girl but hey, she got to be in more of the movies, which meant she had a more lasting relationship with James, so why not be her if you could?

Miss Moneypenny My Way

Miss Moneypenny My Way

Moneypenny, Miss Moneypenny

Moneypenny, Miss Moneypenny

The Look: As I own a fair few pencil skirts, this look really isn’t hard for me to pull together. However, my current favourite is this high-waisted pencil skirt that I recently purchased from Lana-Rose, you may recall that is the same shop where I purchased the full-skirted dress. I love the panel down the front because it makes me look slimmer! And any girl would love that. I’ve matched the skirt with my grey and pink paisley shirt, to play up the grey from the panel and because it’s a bit feminine with the ruffle and cuff detail. Hair up for the office professional look and my D&G glasses. Yes, I do wear glasses for long distance…which means when I am at home watching TV.

Moneypenny In the Board Room

Moneypenny In the Board Room

Moneypenny - Bond Girl

Moneypenny – Bond Girl

The Accessories: I have worn my Prada black patent leather penny loafers (Moneypenny loafers) and am carrying my leopard print Mulberry handbag. For luck I have a couple purple jade bracelets on. You may remember the necklace of pearls and chains from my Dark Romance Look and I have added in a large pair of silver filigree flower earrings.

The Accessories

The Accessories

In my opinion, Miss Moneypenny deserves to be included in the Bond Girl class.

What do you think of my how to look like a Bond Girl…when you aren’t look? Which Bond Girl inspires your look?


About astimegoesbuy

Just a middle-aged woman with a love of fashion trying to have a purchasing fast. Spending 90 days dressing out of what is already in the wardrobe.If I can't shop for clothes, I may as well write about clothes! View all posts by astimegoesbuy

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