The word hipster is a term that originated in the 1940s, although it was only in the nineties that it became more visible when it began to be used to describe young people and middle-class and upper-class teenagers from the city and this is the case of alternative music or independent film, in other words, alternative or anti-fashion is what they like the most youth.

An urban tribe made up of middle-class youth who live in cities and are interested in topics that are out of fashion because they represent fashion.

It is a word that belongs to the English language and which, among its references, refers only to a person or a sophisticated wave. It is this sense of the word that has spread in our language and that people use to refer to modern people. , fashionable or avant-garde.

Over the past century and with greater strength in this breed, groups of people sharing a common vision of life, aesthetics and tastes have come together and united to solve these common problems.

Popularly, they are called urban tribes and each of them has its own characteristics that identify them and make them recognizable in the vast universe of this type of urban community.

Outstanding features: they love alternative culture, vintage look and defend the natural.

Hipsters are a combination of several trends and other tribes such as hippies, grunges, indies, among others.

The hipster is therefore associated mainly with the alternative culture, everything that bears the label of different, different, not huge is what attracts this type of young.

As for the age group, they do not exceed 35 years, they look slim, attractive, white and live in the city.

Aesthetics are fundamental and vary according to the genre. Of course, men, for example, usually wear tight pants, backpacks or backpacks, use bars and hair longer than normal.

In the case of women, they like to appear more natural, they conform little and nothing, in their appearance predominate androgynous, that is to say, what does not allow them to be cataloged.

They love vintage, whether in terms of clothes or furniture.

Those who share both sexes are accessories such as glasses, tattoos and piercings.

Their clothes are bought at balance fairs or used clothing, which brings them to mix styles and eras. Bearing in mind that in this type of business, it is possible to find clothes of different years.

They are also distinguished by the consumption of organic foods, including agricultural or agro-industrial products obtained by a so-called biological procedure, because their extraction excludes all types of chemical additives or substances of synthetic origin that also protect the environment. ‘environment. Because, of course, the maverick is also a protective farmer of the green planet.

And other tastes usually include: drinking local beer, listening to public radio, and any other unusual or massive consumption options.

That is to say, the non-conformist does not like being the one who follows the flow of consumption, but on the contrary, goes against it, uses, consumes and buys what ordinary people leave aside for the to consider strange or out of the ordinary.

The term hispster has its origin in English, as we have already mentioned, hip (mode), which in the 1940s was widely used by jazz musicians to describe anyone who knew the emerging African-American subculture, who means to know jazz.
 

 

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