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Topic: Ahead of the Bond film curve?

I was reflecting on the few times when I have been ahead of the curve in purchasing Bond items or brands. it's rare but rather satisfying.

Sanders boots: Now on my third pair and bought well ahead of Spectre though admittedly inspired by Steve McQueen. I have noticed that the soles on this version seem to be lasting much better but not sure if that is a change in formulation or just my use or good luck. I also have a pair of Danish "Playboys" that claim to be the real thing. Slightly more bulky toe box but an even more robust sole. Difficult to source though. I prefer the Sanders shape.

Omega Aqua Terra: already a known Bond brand but not this model. I bought a black 2500 model around 2008 and still love its simplicity and slimmer profile than the 8500 - itself a great watch.

Massimo Alba cord pants: I bought the beige version a while back from Mr Porter and ahead of the NTTD revelation. MA is great quality and the cord is incredibly light - I'd always thought it a cooler season cloth until receiving them and I wear them a lot in our warm climate. Looking forward to getting the grey version.

I also have some looser claims - other Barbour jackets and Smedley knitwear come to mind.

When have you done this?