Status Symbols. A sign that you’re a person of significant self worth. You’ve got money to burn and like to flaunt it.
Over the years, the stuff that makes one person appear to be wealthier or more ‘elite’ than us common folk have changed. For example, back in the 80’s if you carried around a cell phone – you were a pretty big deal!
Having two cars, a color TV, even a dishwasher was a privilege that not everyone had. Nowadays, most people seem to have those things. So, what makes a person ‘high society’ in 2016?
Having a second home makes the list as do electric front gates. If you tend to fly first class you’re a person that means business. Even those that have a nanny are considered upper class. Take a look at the graphic below and see how the 80’s compare with today. What else should be on this list?
Personally, I remember VCR’s being a luxury. If you had one of those laser disc players that pretty much meant that you had millions in the bank.