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Tech execs in $400 sneakers and Instagram influencers in $6,000 Louis Vuitton windbreakers: 5 ways wealthy millennials are turning to 'uniforms' to cement their identity and status

Tech execs in $400 sneakers and Instagram influencers in $6,000 Louis Vuitton windbreakers: 5 ways wealthy millennials are turning to 'uniforms' to cement their identity and status
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Mark Zuckerberg in tech CEO uniform.

What you wear can say a lot about who you are.

Look no further than wealthy millennials - who wear specific styles, clothes, and brands to represent their identity and cement their status - to see the psychology of fashion in action.

Business Insider took a look at five different "uniforms" that various groups of wealthy millennials have adopted.

Read more: From Converse to Air Jordans, sneakers have been a status symbol for decades - but millennials are redefining what that means in 3 major ways

While each uniform is different, they do share a few commonalities: Most involve an expensive shoe, and all are rooted in millennials' love of comfort and preference for a casual appearance. And while these looks are presented here as separate uniforms, some of the staples appear across different groups. They're also not exclusive to wealthy millennials - each look is part of fashion's trickle-down effect, in which trends make their way from runway to retail and the mass consumer.

From the tech CEO to the Instagram influencer, see what rich millennials are wearing.

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