Gen Z is main the development of “buying to promote” designer fashions, based on The RealReal Inc’s 2022 Luxurious Resale Report.
Shoppers 25-years-old-and-younger see resale buying as one thing of a sport, shopping for used luxurious items with the purpose of promoting them later at greater costs. The development has turn out to be notably common as inflationary woes mount, the report mentioned.
The RealReal, a web based consignment platform, noticed a 50% leap within the first half of this yr within the reselling of things purchased on the location by Gen Z prospects, based on Sasha Skoda, senior director of ladies’s merchandising on the firm.
“What’s actually attention-grabbing about this cohort is that they’re reselling what they purchase a lot quicker than another demo,” she mentioned in an electronic mail.
Prime labels offered by Gen Z embody Prada and Reformation. One purchased in higher numbers was Balenciaga, as promotions with celebrities Kim Kardashian and Justin Bieber raised the profile of the model. For jewellery, Cartier ranks excessive.
Gen Z customers are gravitating to breezier types like mini-skirts versus extra conventional pants most well-liked by Millennial consumers.
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