If you own one of these 16 items, consider yourself middle class

How do you measure which class you belong to? Well, according to an etiquette expert, it could all be down to your belongings.

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Speaking to Indy 100, William Hanson, whose a professional when it comes to all things class, revealed the 16 items he considered to be the most middle class materialistic items. He even stated that anyone who owns just one of the selected posessions on his list should be considered middle class.

From snazzy modern technology that our parents would never have heard of to designer handbags, the items on the list are indulgent to say the least. At the top of the list was the all important smart TV. This is owned by  42 per cent of middle class households, states Hanson.

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It is closely followed by a Dyson vacuum cleaner, which is owned by 38 per cent of middle class households, a barbeque (and we don’t mean the one-time use ones you take the the park on a nice summer’s day) which is owned by 31 per cent of middle class households, vinyl records owned y 17 per cent and an iMac which  is found in 12 per cent of middle class homes.

See the full list below: 

1. Smart TV (owned by 42 per cent of middle class households)
2. Dyson vacuum cleaner (owned by 38 per cent of middle class households)
3. Barbeque (owned by 31 per cent of middle class households)
4. Vinyl records (owned by 17 per cent of middle class households)
5. iMac (owned by 12 per cent of middle class households)
6. Nutribullet (owned by 11 per cent of middle class households)
7. Antler or Samsonite luggage (owned by 10 per cent of middle class households)
8. Wood burning stove (owned by 9 per cent of middle class households)
9. Spiralizer (owned by 8 per cent of middle class households)
10. Mulberry bag (owned by 5 per cent of middle class households
11. Matching coasters (owned by 5 per cent of middle class households)
12. Boiling water taps (owned by 4 per cent of middle class households)
13. Hot tub (owned by 4 per cent of middle class households)
14. Aga range cooker (owned by 4 per cent of middle class households)
15. Smeg fridge (owned by 4 per cent of middle class households)
16. Brompton bike (owned by 3 per cent of middle class households)