Hip Replacement

I’m not even sure what the new hipster uniform might be. The mother lode of snark has been mined so aggressively that all the irony ore may now be gone.

—Joe Queenan, Wall Street Journal, May 4, 2013

There are other choice bits:

No more berets; leave Che out of this. If at all possible, a complete retreat from culturally inappropriate fashions like Red Army headgear. And just for once, could a hipster try living someplace other than Brooklyn?

Unfortunate that Queenan’s article, “The Hipster’s Fashion Funk,” is content restricted. But there is a slideshow lending a bit of historical perspective to all this.

And in case you didn’t notice, skinny ties are back in.

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