"My old roommate spent his entire financial aid refund on a Gucci belt because the security guard at the mall assumed he couldn’t afford it."
"Naming your children after luxury brands."
"My brother always carries a wad of cash in a money clip. He has a $100 bill on the outside, but the rest is all $1’s. It’s all for show. He has no money and lives with my parents."
"Posting selfies posed with things that aren’t yours."
"Same business model as renting handbags. They’re a worthless “luxe” item flexed by the nouveau riche and those who slavishly follow them but can’t afford to live like them."
"A buddy of mine went to pretty high-end clubs.
There was this Instagram dude constantly shooting pictures with empty expensive bottles that either he requested at the bar, or took off the tables. I can’t imagine how much of a joke your life has become at that point lol."
"Me, telling people I own Bitcoin, but conveniently not mentioning that I only own .002BTC."
"What we used to call a Brooklyn bank account. Simultaneously wearing every single piece of jewelry you own."
"Here in the Philippines: Posting tons of selfies while holding their Starbucks drink, just taken at different angles."
"When my sister and I were little we would unplug the receiver of the phone, take it outside, and pretend to talk on it. The hope was that someone would see us and think we had one of those new-fangled cordless phones and be jealous."
"My guitar collection lol."
"I work at a sneaker store and it is FILLED with fake designer clothes and rare sneakers. Every time I see one I make a point to greet that customer and ask where they got it. It’s hilarious to watch them scramble for an answer."
"Pronouncing your last name as “Bouquet” even though it’s “Bucket.”"
"Poorly maintained luxury car. Expensive cars are expensive to maintain. People buy a car without planning on service costs all the time, especially people who aren’t very good with money."
"For us growing up that was Klondike bars. My mom said they were way too expensive. I began wondering if that was why people would do anything for one in the commercials."
"Not licking the lids of yogurt before throwing it away."