The Evolution of the Bond Girl: From Coy Coquette to Ball-Busting Badass

They may have the obligatory good looks, but there's always more than meets the eye.

The Evolution of the Bond Girl: From Coy Coquette to Ball-Busting Badass
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Bond girls—they may have the obligatory good looks, but there's always more than meets the eye. Whether fighting the good fight or being unapologetically evil, these high-stakes enigmas have evolved right before our very eyes. (As, of course, have their costumes.) Here, a look back at 25 of the most memorable Bond girls to date—plus the three new Bond girls of Spectre.

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