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Hipster Culture

Trendy Wendy: What's Up With Hipster Hate?

Kimann Schultz | Posted 08.10.2014 | Fifty
Kimann Schultz

I have read on "hipster," looked it up online as a word, browsed here on HuffPost too, still honestly trying to get a tangible definition of the term. There appear to be no boundaries.

14 Decor Trends Hipsters Need To Calm Down About

The Huffington Post | Samantha Toscano | Posted 05.20.2014 | HuffPost Home

From their skinny jeans and oversized readers to their mason-jarred kale smoothies, you can spot a hipster from a mile away. But while they've done a ...

Is It Ever OK to Call Yourself a Mixologist?

Tom Macy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Tom Macy

To those bartenders who think calling yourself a mixologist is an excuse for serving drinks with a frown at a snail's pace, you are morons and are giving the rest of us a bad name. This article isn't even acknowledging your kind.

The Original Hipsters (NEW BOOK)

Glenn OBrien | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Glenn OBrien

There were always hipsters, going back to Socrates and Diogenes at least, but the modern hipster became solidified as a social archetype after the war, the big one, ended, and everybody started to pick out their own clothes and catch up on liberal arts and jazz.

Hipster Urbanism and the Transformation of Our Cities

Sua Son | Posted 11.04.2013 | Impact
Sua Son

Some say recent urban transformation is due to the influx of 'hipsters' with a real passion for food and an eye for design -- urban cheesemongers and mustachioed greengrocers, with their organic fruit and vegetable smoothies.

Reacting to a World Veiled in Irony

Emma Orlow | Posted 01.28.2013 | Teen
Emma Orlow

Everything I do, I do because I really want to, not because it is an act of irony. Am I alone in thinking like this? I am some breed of Frankenteen?

Is It Me, Misanthropy or Just High School?

Luis Ruuska | Posted 01.27.2013 | Teen
Luis Ruuska

I could write a novel about all the different high school stereotypes from every teen movie or TV show ever made that actually are completely 100 percent true.

The Sincere Mustache and the Authenticity Aesthetic

Sarah Pappalardo | Posted 01.25.2013 | Arts
Sarah Pappalardo

At some point, your ironic mustache became sincere. Like the hippie parents who ended up voting for Reagan, we may have come full circle: from mocking the bourgeoisie to being it.

What Do Hipsters Know That I Don't Know?

Quora | Posted 10.25.2012 | Style

This question originally appeared on Quora. By an Anonymous User Hipsters know that culture makes progress, and they celebrate that fact. This ...

Courtship in the Age of Awkward

Anam Syed | Posted 10.21.2012 | Los Angeles
Anam Syed

In a love story where the leads are pegged as too cool for each other and too awkward for themselves, the new web series Hipsterhood explores a subculture everyone loves to hate and hates to admit they love.

Hipster Counterculture Not Unique

The Daily Collegian | Posted 05.13.2012 | College
The Daily Collegian

America relies on the youth to be impassioned, outraged, inspired. We're supposed to embrace high ideals and rage against the authorities that threaten those deals. Well, I'm sorry, but I don't trust the hipsters to do that.