Who's that girl? Ursula Andress as Honey Ryder in Dr No.
What's her style? Ultimate bikini babe.
What's the story? Poor Honey just wants a quiet life, hanging out on the beach - but when Sean Connery's 007 stumbles across her diving for shells, she's soon caught up in the drama. Alongside Bond, Honey is captured by dastardly Dr No, who's plotting to end the US space programme and doesn't care who gets killed along the way.
Most memorable moment: The scene in which the bikini-clad Honey emerges from the sea has become one of the most iconic Bond moments ever.
Who's that girl? Teri Hatcher as Paris Carver in Tomorrow Never Dies.
What's her style? Old-school glamour with a hint of Dynasty: low-cut gowns and expensive jewellery.
What's the story? Paris and Pierce Brosnan's Bond are former lovers whose paths cross once again when 007 is placed on the trail of Paris's no-good husband, media mogul Eliot Carver. Suffice to say, the whole thing doesn't end well for Paris...
Most memorable moment: Despite their best efforts, Paris and Bond rekindle their romance in sizzling style - little knowing that evil Eliot has sent someone to spy on them.
Who's that girl? Bérénice Marlohe as Séverine in the latest Bond offering, Skyfall.
What's her style? 'Glamorous and enigmatic', according to Berenice - and rumour has it we'll get to see a dazzling amount of Swarovski jewellery.
What's the story? Bérénice shares 'top Bond girl' billing alongside Naomie Harris's Eve in Daniel Craig's latest Bond outing. The pair join 007 on the trail of Raoul Silva, who's been described as 'more than a villain' by Javier Bardem, the actor who plays him.
Most memorable moment: All will be revealed very soon!
Who's that girl? Britt Ekland as Mary Goodnight in The Man With The Golden Gun.
What's her style? Plenty of fabulous flesh-flashing bikinis and the occasional minidress.
What's the story? Secret Service staffer Mary is assistant to Roger Moore's Bond as they pursue notorious assassin Scaramanga across Hong Kong and Thailand. However, she's initially more preoccupied with trying to seduce Bond than she is with catching villains.
Most memorable moment: Poor Mary is obliged to hide in a wardrobe while Bond has his wicked way with another woman. She falls asleep but when 007 wakes her, he insists, 'Your turn will come, I promise.'
Who's that girl? Halle Berry as Giacinta 'Jinx' Johnson in Die Another Day.
What's her style? Yet another über-sexy bikini babe - but with a hard-as-nails edge.
What's the story? Pierce Brosnan's Bond is on the trail of an illegal diamond trader and a double agent who betrayed him. Jinx is the super-cool US agent who joins him in his endeavours - and helps bring down the baddies in no uncertain terms.
Most memorable moment: It's a toss-up between her initial homage-to-Ursula bikini-clad emergence from the sea and her subsequent sizzling bedroom scene with Bond.
Who's that girl? Eva Green as Vesper Lynd in Casino Royale.
What's her style? Femme fatale with a never-ending wardrobe of sexy, low-cut gowns.
What's the story? Vesper has been assigned by HM Treasury to ensure Daniel Craig's Bond doesn't fiddle his expenses during his latest anti-terrorism mission. But it later transpires she's a double agent - albeit one with a very good motive. Bond is smitten with her, but it doesn't end well...
Most memorable moment: Vesper's untimely demise in a flooded elevator will haunt you long after the film has ended.
Who's that girl? Honor Blackman as Pussy Galore in Goldfinger.
What's her style? Smart but sexy - much like her personality, in fact.
What's the story? Sean Connery's Bond is hot on the trail of aptly named gold smuggler Auric Goldfinger when he encounters multi-talented Pussy, who's initially working for the enemy. Once 007 has worked his charms on her however, she soon sees the error of her ways.
Most memorable moment: Ms Galore's opening scene sees her leaning over Bond on a couch as he regains consciousness after being knocked out with a tranquilliser gun. 'My name is Pussy Galore,' she tells him. His response? 'I must be dreaming.'
Who's that girl? Diana Rigg as Tracy Bond in On Her Majesty's Secret Service.
What's her style? High-maintenance glamour - all fur coats and bejewelled gowns.
What's the story? Crime boss Draco persuades George Lazenby's Bond to marry his daughter Tracy to keep her out of trouble, in exchange for information on the whereabouts of evil Blofeld. The pair eventually fall in love and marry - but far from keeping her safe, Tracy's association with 007 leads to her demise...
Most memorable moment: The scene in which Bond cradles the murdered Tracy in his arms would bring a tear to a glass eye.
Who's that girl? Jane Seymour as Solitaire in Live and Let Die.
What's her style? Hippie chic with an air of mystique.
What's the story? Roger Moore's 007 is on the trail of a spy-killer in the US when he hooks up with tarot card reader Solitaire, who can see into the future. Sadly, Solitaire's gift disappears once she is no longer a virgin. Her seducer? Bond, of course!
Most memorable moment: We still have nightmares about the scene in which Bond rescues Solitaire from a voodoo sacrifice ceremony just in the nick of time.
Who's that girl? Barbara Bach as Anya Amasova in The Spy Who Loved Me.
What's her style? No-nonsense glamour, with plenty of flesh on display.
What's the story? KGB agent Anya teams up with Roger Moore's Bond in a bid to stop megalomaniac Stromberg from destroying the world. But their relationship is somewhat complicated - particularly when Anya finds out 007 is the man responsible for the death of her lover.
Most memorable moment: The scene in which Anya points her gun at Bond after he's rescued her from Stromberg's clutches is a real will-she-won't-she classic.