Oh, Vogue! You never fail to charm us with your weird-ass photo shoots and your ridiculous lifestyle pieces. This month, we learned that socialites are limiting their gala events and instead preparing tuna steaks together at their palatial country estates. Vogue has recession-beating ideas for the rest of us too. Is that Cartier watch looking a little dated? Don't buy a whole new one (spend that money on "a strict, limited uniform" of Prada and Chanel). Instead, jazz it up with a new band! Our take on Vogue's multifaceted wisdom, after the jump.