The New Language of Luxury Exploring the definition of luxury and how this has transformed consumers of luxury brands. 41% of Millennials say that their luxury purchase was initially triggered by a printed magazine Millennials are changing the shape of the luxury market in the UK, according to new insight from Hearst Magazines UK. The New Language of Luxury study shows how the definition of luxury has shifted and broadened among consumers of luxury brands. The study also discovered that the definition of luxury shifts dramatically according to age and life stage, with significant differences in how Millennials, (aged 20-early 30s) and Boomers, (Mid 50s65) explore and consume luxury brands. The insight explores the lives of UK adults aged 25-65 who have bought a luxury item in the last six months and have a disposable income for luxury products. Participants in the research project were luxury consumers spanning three different generations: Millennials, Generation X and Baby Boomers, and three income stratas: Ultra High Net Worth (5m+), Premium (80k-500k) and Masstige (35k-100k). There was an even spread of male to female participants, all has been UK residents for at least five years and 50% engaged with monthly magazines (via print, online or app). The research also sought insight from experts including an investment manager, haute couture wedding dress designer, art dealer and a luxury travel agent. Luxury consumers want to discover products and are wary of over-exposure. 32% of Millennials describe their purchases as exclusive compared to 22% of Boomers. Younger consumers care more about the ethical and environmental impact of luxury brands 14% compared to just 3% of Boomers. 21% of Millennials see luxury as fun compared to 12% of Boomers. 21% of Millennials interpret luxury as personalised compared to 15% of Boomers. 24% of Millennials see luxury as a product of their success compared to 12% of Boomers. Magazine brands have a unique role to play in how consumers choose luxury products: 41% of Millennials say their luxury purchase was initially influenced by
something featured in a printed magazine. Millennials are re-shaping the consumer journey for luxury. 47% of Millennials turn to social media when thinking about alternatives, compared to 3% of Boomers, who apart from the initial online search, follow a more traditional path to purchase. Prior to final purchase, Millennials turn to technology to seek reassurance from their peers with 34% talking about it via text/chat/messaging, compared to just 4% of Boomers. Post purchase, Millennials turn to social media to reinforce their buying decision, with 22% sharing it for validation, compared to 4% of Boomers. 1 In-depth interviews 2 Online quantitative study 3 In-depth quantitative study comprising over 600 luxury buyers 1. Age is more important than wealth MASSTIGE PREMIUM 35k-100k 80k-500k MILLENNIALS 20s EARLY 30s GEN X MID 30s EARLY 50s ULTRA HIGH NET WORTH 5M+ BABY BOOMERS MID 50s 65s
2. Definition of luxury key generational differences MILLENNIALS GEN X BABY BOOMERS DISCOVERY FREEDOM FAVOURITES FORM & FUNCTION SERVICE RULES CONTEMPORARY SMALL TREATS PAMPERED 3. Changes in consumer behaviour Millennials are evolving the language of luxury MILLENNIALS GEN X BABY BOOMERS FUN SOUGHT AFTER TASTEFUL ETHICAL DETAIL PROVENANCE INDIVIDUAL AUTHENTIC CLASSIC 4. The Luxury purchase pathway 1 3
TRIGGERS DECISION MAKING 2 4 CONSIDERING ALTERNATIVES POST PURCHASE REASSURANCE 5. High number of touchpoints within millennials 5 MILLENNIALS 3 1 BABY BOOMERS GEN X Average number of touchpoints that attracted them to a product 6. E-commerce can work against exclusivity Baby Boomers Gen X Millennials 7% 19% 25% % Strongly agree if a luxury product can be bought online, its not exclusive anymore 7. Magazines are a key trigger to purchase 25% What was it that first attracted your interest in this item/product? 19% at Fe ur ed
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Featured on a magazines website 26% Saw on their website 22% Saw in a brands own shop 22% GEN X Feature in a printed magazine 28% Featured on a magazines website 20% Saw on brands website 20% Advert in a printed magazine 18% BABY BOOMERS Saw on brands website 16% Saw in a shop (not brand's own) 15% Saw in a brands own shop 11% Mentioned to you 8% Featured in a printed magazine 6% 8. Social media informs and reassures Almost 1 in 2 millennials search social media when considering competitors Beauty 22% post about the item after purchase Millennials are reshaping luxury and Gen X are hot on their coat tails. The landscape of luxury has become less well defined and much broader in its interpretation, presenting new opportunities for brands. In terms of media, magazines are one of many touchpoints for Millennials and are a vital purchase trigger. Print ads and magazines websites also play a critical role in the media mix, particularly for fashion/accessories, art/culture and technology.
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