While holding Vesper’s hand and leading her up the gilded steps, Bond resisted the urge to borrow money from the cashier and maxed out at the nearest table. But he knew it was a trivial, cheap gesture to “flaunt the rich”. Poster Motorcycle happiness isn’t around the corner. Win or lose, it would be a counter kick to the good fortune he had received. The nightclub is small and dark, lit only candles in gilded candlesticks, emitting a warm light reflected through more gilded framed mirrors on the wall. The walls are covered with dark red satin, and the soft red fabric sofas and benches are in harmony.