We are moving into an area of the frivolous being unacceptable and the frugal being cool.
Now Bond may have been thinking of his share options - not just consumer trends - but similar messages are emerging all over the place.
At Dazed Digital, there's Sunshine Caulkner (15), a new devotee of 1940s evacuee style in a picture by Michael Thomas Jones:
There’s definitely some satisfaction to be found in making a meal out
of some leeks, some potatoes, some stale bread and a cup of water, or
knitting a scarf and wearing it until it falls apart.
Over at Dwell, there's an appointment to view metals broker S.J. Sherbanuk's house in Blue Mountains, northwest of Toronto:
a dream home...of irregularly shaped "sheds".
Now all of this is starting to make the Saltersgill allotment gardens in Middlesbrough, North East England that Debra Solomon of Culiblog and me visited back in 2007 look way ahead of the curve.
Know why I know?
Because Louis Vuitton is now promoting pre-Fall 2009 and showing...
Welcome to the frugal world of Doom.