Millennials and Gen Z love throwback clothes, drawing influences from Baby Boomer fashions. Vintage fashion is returning, from bell-bottom jeans to tie-dyed shirts and huge sunglasses.
Following their Boomer parents and grandparents, Millennials and Gen Z have rediscovered the delights of vinyl records in the era of streaming services and digital music.
Boomers pioneered environmental awareness, and Millennials and Gen Z admire their sustainable lifestyle. Recycling, minimizing trash, and using renewable energy are popular among younger generations.
Boomers were resourceful and eager to DIY. Millennials and Gen Z love DIY and use YouTube videos and online groups to learn home repair, crafts, and cuisine.
Thrifting was always a necessity for Boomers, but Millennials and Gen Z have made it popular and sustainable. Younger generations buy secondhand for unusual and inexpensive items.
Millennials and Gen Z like turning off screens and disconnecting from technology. They recognize the value of interacting with nature and find peace in the same natural beauties that enthralled Boomers.
Millennials and Gen Z value financial responsibility more than earlier generations. They desire financial awareness, budgeting, and investment alternatives for future security.
Boomers loved gardening, and Millennials and Gen Z love it too. Younger generations have taken up home gardening to reconnect with nature and promote sustainability.
For climate change, racial equality, and LGBTQ+ rights, millennials and Gen Z have spoken up on social media and in the streets. They understand the power of collective action and the need to improve things.
Youth have taken up these crafts as hobbies or small companies to reconnect with the handcrafted world and detach from the digital world.