The most recent threat to Bond was a production delay on "Skyfall" when studio MGM filed for bankruptcy in 2010.
But Agent 007 is in pretty good shape for 50. Will he last another half century?
Rye, the magazine editor, thinks so.
"Bond, like diamonds, is forever," he said.
AP Fashion Writer Samantha Critchell contributed to this report from New York.
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