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Tuesday, May 07, 2013

HIPSTERISM


HIPSTERISM is defined as the way of life characteristic of hipsters.
The word is synonymous to coolness, fashionableness, hip, modishness, vougishness. 

While a HIPSTER is said to be a person who is unusually aware of and interested in new and unconventional patterns (as in jazz or fashion). 

Some of us associate a hipster as being a hippie. But dude, I have to tell you they are two very different things. A HIPPIE is usually a young person who rejects the mores of established society (as by dressing unconventionally or favoring communal living) and advocates a nonviolent ethic; broadly: a long haired unconventionally dressed young person. 

Note: Source is from Merriam-Webster Dictionary

In present-day's lookbook: (based on my observation)
 A hippie is characterized by long beach hair, floral crowns/hippie bands, high-waist shorts, corsets/cropped tops, oversized kimonos/polos to cover up, and of course, the fringe. 

Meanwhile, a hipster is more on tied up messy hair, flowy dresses, maxi skirts, cropped tops, well fitted jackets, loose tanks, and the round sunglasses. 

HIPPIE ||| HIPSTER

There is a fine line between the two although most of the time is crossed, but both are similar in the areas of being unconventional and being head-turners! So don't be scared to let out your inner hippie/hipster. 


HIPSTER ||| HIPPIE

See what I did there? Used the same cover up. I crossed the line. (smirk) 

2 comments:

  1. This maxi dress is so elegant. And you look so chic here dear.

    Wilma
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