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The term hipster was coined during the early 1940s right after the revolutionary Jazz Age The word was first used to describe people who listened to certain styles of jazz Although the terms exact origins are disputed some believe it was derived from hop a slang term used for opium while many others believe it was derivative from the West African term hipi meaning to open ones eyes Nevertheless it matured into the noun that is used in increasing popularity day after day in a modernized societyAccording to TIME magazine Hipsters are the friends who sneer when you cop to liking Coldplay Theyre the people who wear T-shirts silk-screened with quotes from movies youve never heard of They sport cowboy hats and berets and think Kanye West stole their sunglasses Everything about them is exactingly constructed to give off the vibe that they just dont careThe official definition of a hipster is crowded in mystery and a little subjective but in essence a hipster is a person typically in his or her teens and late twenties and some interests may include non-mainstream fashion and culture particularly indie rock thrift stores and independent films A very important and recognizable aspect of the hipster persona is their choice of dress Grandmas old cardigan distressed denim cutoffs worn out tights and a pair of oxfords may be a common style of dress for one of todays young hipstersI always thought hipsters dressed like they belonged in the 60s and 70s they have a very distinctive style sophomore Tatiana Rosales saidStores such as American Apparel and Urban Outfitters mass-produce Hipster chic clothing catapulting hipsterdom into mainstream culture which ironically goes against every fiber these irony-sporting status quoabhorring plaid-clad hipsters stand for according to TIME magazineHipsters have also been found to have many bizarre fascinations with seemliness ordinary objects such as triangles cats nebulas and memes If one researches about hipsters and their fondness for triangles he or she will
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