There are some people who want to stand out from the modern crowd by going retro, and these people fall under that category. Hipster culture is basically a “mutating, trans-Atlantic melting pot of styles, tastes and behavior[s]”. According to Christian Lorentzen of Time Out New York, “hipsterism fetishizes the authentic” elements of all of the “fringe movements of the postwar era-beat, hippie, punk, even grunge”, and draws on the “cultural stores of every unmelted ethnicity”, reinventing it “with a winking inauthenticity.” Continue reading to see more.

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