A Study on Conspicuous Consumption and Clothing Shopping Motives according to Life Style

라이프스타일에 따른 과시소비성향 및 의류쇼핑동기에 관한 연구

  • 이승희 (국민대학교 의상디자인학과)
  • Published : 2000.12.01


The purpose of this study was to classify consumer groups according to the life style dimensions and to analyze conspicuous consumption, clothing shopping motives among consumer groups, and also to clarify relationships between demographic variables and the life style, conspicuous consumption, clothing shopping motives. The subjects were 329 women in their twenties living in Seoul. For data analysis, mean, factor analysis, cluster analysis, t-test, ANOVA, Duncan test were conducted. The results were as follows ; First, consumer groups were classified into the following five subdivisions : passive group, appearance consideration/self-realization group, appearance indifference group, family oriented/economic group, achievement oriented/active group. Second, the significant differences among the classified life style groups were found in conspicuous consumption and clothing shopping motives. Third, there were significant differences in life style, conspicuous consumption, clothing shopping motives according to demographic variables like age, occupation.