Tag Archives: Damn Hipsters

liam

They’re so over.

They’re back in (within the right circles).

Liam Geraghty (above) writes:

“Has the hipster gone the way of the yuppy, or is there life still in the cliche of bikes and beards? Determined to find out whether I am, in fact, a hipster and what does that even mean any more I spoke to Kara Simsek – author of ‘So You Think You’re A HIpster?‘, Matthew Mulligan – online editor of Trinity News/TN2, Molloy and Dowling vintage opticians and a whole gaggle of people for RTÉ Lyric fm’s Culture File…”

FIGHT!

90087889[Monocle-wearing Dubliner Raphael Kelly on Bloomsday]

A monocle?

YES.

From the New York Times:

Martin Raymond, a British trend forecaster, credits the rise to what he calls “the new gents,” a hipster subspecies who have been adding monocles to their bespoke tweed and distressed-boot outfits. On a recent trip to Cape Town, Mr. Raymond said, he saw such a group carrying monocles along with tiny brass telescopes kept in satchels.
All of this is part of a sense of irony and a way of discovering and displaying old artisanal and craft-based technology,” Mr. Raymond said. “You see the monocle appearing in Berlin, parts of South Dublin.”

*raises eyebrow*

FIGHT!

One Part Mr. Peanut, One Part Hipster Chic (New York Times)

(Mark Stedman/Photocall Ireland)

Thanks Michael le Cool