Rich millennials are creating new trends and status symbols - here are 7 ways they're redefining what luxury looks like
- Rich millennials are giving the luxury world a facelift.
- Like other millennials, they spend on experiences - but they're opting to pay for VIP treatments and customization.
- In luxury fashion, rich millennials are reinventing the meaning of expensive sneakers and streetwear.
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Rich millennials' spending habits are turning the luxury sector on its head.
Like the rest of their generation, rich millennials prefer to spend on experiences - but unlike the rest of their generation, they pay extra to heighten these experiences with VIP treatments and customization.Rich millennials are also creating new trends and status symbols, namely expensive sneakers and streetwear, the latter of which has become entwined with luxury fashion. This is largely due to the role of social media - as more millennials take to Instagram, brands and fashion magazines are losing some of their clout to influencers.
That's not to mention millennials' preference for the share economy, which has trickled into the luxury world. Rental services like Rent the Runway have made luxury goods more accessible to others.
Here are seven ways rich millennials are redefining luxury.