I'm just saying that something like a Samurai flag and something like a bag of money (that actually does something to the unit's stats) shouldn't compete for space. If so, none of the pretty-looking stuff would be used, becuse you would have to conserve that space for things that confer a benifit.
When I say a samurai flag, I mean an actual piece of misc item, conferring a bonus of some sort.
Likewise, the bag of monies, with some sort of bonus, would have an eyecandy effect.
Obviously, there shouldn't be items that take out space that just look sweet. Likewise, I'd find it much preferable if that also meant that there'd be no items that have an effect, without visual representation.
Except possibly rings and necklaces. But they could easily have their own dedicated slots.