Advice | August 14, 2014 9:00 am

Status Update

By The Editors

As he ages, every New Yorker faces a challenge.

As he builds a career, as he invests in startups and competes to earn the attention of women and envy of friends, he simply has to find more refined ways to say “neener, neener, neener.”

These are those ways: Look at All My Sh*t! New York Status Symbols, Ranked.

These are symbols only New Yorkers understand.

Ever been invited to the Met Ball?

Where you commuting from? E. Village? UWS? North Haven?

What’s your club membership situation looking like?

Each of those symbols is in the rankings.

Don’t get us wrong. We’re not advocating pure, unadulterated, Trump-esque greed. Well, maybe a little bit.

But as far as your humble correspondents go, we’re just happy when the bodega guy remembers our name.

Enjoy the guide.