When you continue to buy that sexy lingerie, you are continuing to provide employment to employees of garments factories. Provided that the factories manufacturing those garments are located in your country, it is but fine to spend. This solution was successfully implemented by the people of South Korea who increased their spending and kept their local industries afloat. Just read the lessons learned by the Koreans during the Asian Crisis that started on 1997 and try to preach it in your own countries. Who knows, it might just work.