EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONSPICUOUS CONSUMPTION
The need of vicarious leisure, or conspicuous consumption of service, is a dominant incentive to the keeping of servants.
Conspicuous consumption of valuable goods is a means of reputability to the gentleman of leisure.
High-bred manners and ways of living are items of conformity to the norm of conspicuous leisure and conspicuous consumption.
This isn't the old-time expanding economy based on obsolescence and conspicuous consumption.